Copyright Royalty Board News, Issue 282

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January 5, 2022
Issue 282

Copyright Royalty Judges Announce Commencement of a Proceeding to Determine Royalty Rates and Terms for Making Ephemeral Copies of Sound Recordings for Transmission to Business Establishments (Business Establishments IV)

The Copyright Royalty Judges announce commencement of a proceeding to determine reasonable royalty rates and terms for the recording of ephemeral copies of sound recordings to facilitate digital audio transmissions of those sound recordings to business establishments pursuant to the limitation on exclusive rights specified by the Copyright Act. The royalty rates and terms the Judges determine in this proceeding will apply during the period beginning January 1, 2024, and ending December 31, 2028. Parties wishing to participate in the rate determination proceeding must file their Petition to Participate and pay the accompanying $150 filing fee no later than February 4, 2022. For more information, click here.



February 4, 2022: Petitions to Participate and accompanying $150 filing fee due for proceeding to determine royalty rates and terms for making ephemeral copies of sound recordings for transmission to business establishments (Business Establishments IV). (87 FR 490).