Copyright Royalty Board News, Issue 239

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February 20, 2020
Issue 239

Copyright Royalty Judges Publish Final Rule Governing Rates and Terms for Digital Performances of Sound Recordings and Making of Ephemeral Recordings by New Subscription Services

The Copyright Royalty Judges published a final rule governing the rates and terms for the digital performances of sound recordings by new subscription services and for the making of ephemeral recordings necessary to facilitate those transmissions for the period commencing January 1, 2021, and ending on December 31, 2025. For more information, click here.




March 16, 2020: Comments due regarding notice of inquiry regarding categorization of claims for cable or satellite royalty funds and treatment of royalties associated with invalid claims (Original Notice 84 FR 71852, Date Revision 85 FR 5182).