Copyright Royalty Board News, Issue 275

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November 8, 2021
Issue 275

Librarian of Congress Names Judge Suzanne Barnett Interim Chief Copyright Royalty Judge

Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden today announced her selection of Judge Suzanne Barnett as interim Chief Copyright Royalty Judge and head of the Copyright Royalty Board effective today. Barnett previously served as the Chief Copyright Royalty Judge from 2012 until her retirement in 2019. Barnett is replacing Chief Judge Jesse Feder, who is stepping down from the position, which he has held since 2019. More information about the appointment can be found here.



November 22, 2021: Comments due regarding proposed rates and terms for making and distributing phonorecords of nondramatic musical works under section 115 of the Copyright Act (86 FR 58626).