Copyright Royalty Board News, Issue 288

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July 1, 2022
Issue 288

Copyright Royalty Judges Announce Amendment to Regulations Concerning Proxy Distributions for Unmatched Royalties Deposited Prior to 2019  

The Copyright Royalty Judges are amending the applicable regulations to authorize the use of proxy reports of use to facilitate distribution of royalties collected for periods prior to January 1, 2019, for the licenses to make ephemeral reproduction and perform publicly sound recordings by means of digital audio transmissions. Proxy reports of use will be used for those services for which no reports of use were submitted or for which the reports of use were unusable. For more information, click here.



July 1, 2022: Comments due regarding proposed regulations that set rates and terms for the section 115 statutory license for making and distributing certain configurations of phonorecords of nondramatic musical works (subpart B configurations), applicable during the period beginning January 1, 2023. (87 FR 33093).