Copyright Royalty Board News, Issue 250

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June 24, 2020
Issue 250

Copyright Royalty Judges Announce Regulation Amendments Requiring All Claims to Royalty Fees Collected Under a Compulsory License Be Filed Electronically

The Copyright Royalty Judges adopt amendments to regulations governing the filing of claims to royalty fees collected under a compulsory license to require that all claims be filed electronically through the Copyright Royalty Board’s (CRB) electronic filing system (eCRB). Any claims filer who experiences technical difficulties filing a claim should follow the procedure described in 37 CFR 303.5(m). For more information, click here.

Those planning to file claims should take steps now to ensure they have an active account in eCRB. For more information, click here.




June 29, 2020: Comments due regarding proposed rule to amend regulations concerning proxy distributions for unmatched royalties deposited pursuant to statutory license for the period 2010 through 2018 (85 FR 32323).

July 6, 2020: Petitions to participate and filing fees due for parties wishing to participate in the proceeding to adjust the rates for the cable statutory license described in section 111 of the Copyright Act. (85 FR 34467).