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The Copyright Office is publishing an agreement which sets rates and terms for the performance of sound recordings under two statutory licenses by small commercial webcasters. Small commercial webcasters who meet the eligibility requirements may choose to operate under the statutory licenses in accordance with the rates and terms set forth in the
The Copyright Office is announcing an interim regulation governing the form, content, and manner of service of notices of termination of transfers or licenses of copyright that were granted in or after 1978. Such notices may be served, for the first time, commencing January 1, 2003. The interim regulation is based on a proposed regulation recently
Commencing January 1, 2003, copyright owners or their statutory successors will be entitled, under certain circumstances prescribed by section 203 of the Copyright Act, to terminate transfers or licenses of copyright that were granted on or after January 1, 1978. The Copyright Office is proposing to adopt a regulation governing the form, content,
The Copyright Office of the Library of Congress is publishing final regulations adjusting the royalty rates and terms under the Copyright Act for the noncommercial educational broadcasting compulsory license for the period 2003 through 2007.
Due to continuing delays in the receipt of mail, the Copyright Office of the Library of Congress is announcing alternative methods for the filing of claims to the DART royalty funds for the year 2002. In order to ensure that their claims are timely received, claimants are encouraged to file their DART claims online or by fax, utilizing the special
The Copyright Office of the Library of Congress announces a cost of living adjustment of 2.0% in the royalty rates paid by colleges, universities, or other nonprofit educational institutions that are not affiliated with National Public Radio for the use of copyrighted published nondramatic musical compositions in the BMI and ASCAP repertories. The
The Copyright Office of the Library of Congress is requesting written comments and proposals for the scheduling of Copyright Arbitration Royalty Panel (CARP) proceedings to adjust royalty rates and terms under provisions of the Copyright Act governing ephemeral recordings and digital transmissions of performances of sound recordings, as well as
The Copyright Office is publishing a final rule amending its regulation governing notices of termination of transfers and licenses covering the extended renewal term. The current regulation is limited to notices of termination made under section 304(c) of the copyright law. The Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act created a separate termination
The Copyright Office of the Library of Congress is publishing negotiated rate adjustments, under the Copyright Act, for the noncommercial educational broadcasting compulsory license for the period 2003 through 2007. The proposed rate adjustments shall become final unless one or more parties with a significant interest in the rates notifies the
The Copyright Office of the Library of Congress is preparing to conduct proceedings mandated by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, which provides that the Librarian of Congress may exempt certain classes of works from the prohibition against circumvention of technological measures that control access to copyrighted works. The purpose of this
The Copyright Office of the Library of Congress is requesting interested parties to submit written proposals governing data format and delivery for recordkeeping requirements to be established by the Copyright Office, under the authority of the Librarian of Congress, for the section 112 and section 114 statutory licenses. The Office will also
The Copyright Office of the Library of Congress is providing an opportunity to all interested persons to file comments to a motion requesting a stay of its final rule which clarifies that transmissions of a broadcast signal over a digital communications network are not exempt from copyright liability under section 114(d)(1)(A) of the Copyright
The Copyright Office of the Library of Congress directs all claimants to royalty fees collected for calendar year 2000 under the section 111 cable statutory license to submit comments as to whether a Phase I or Phase II controversy exists as to the distribution of those fees, and a Notice of Intention to Participate in a royalty distribution
This document corrects an error in the notice requesting that interested parties file Notices of Intention to participate in the proceeding to distribute the 1999, 2000 and 2001 Musical Works Funds.
The Copyright Office of the Library of Congress directs all claimants to royalty fees collected in 1999, 2000 and 2001 for the distribution of digital audio recording devices and media to submit comments as to whether a controversy exists as to the distribution of the royalty fees in the 1999, 2000 and 2001 Musical Works Funds.
The Librarian of Congress, upon recommendation of the Register of Copyrights, is announcing the determination of the reasonable rates and terms for two compulsory licenses, permitting certain digital performances of sound recordings and the making of ephemeral recordings.
The Copyright Office of the Library of Congress is publishing a final rule establishing adjusted fees for certain of its services. The basic fee for registration of an original work of authorship is not affected; however, related registration and recordation fees will be adjusted. These adjustments include a number of increased fees, the
Due to the continued disruption in the delivery of mail, the Copyright Office of the Library of Congress is announcing alternative methods for the filing of claims to the cable and satellite royalty funds for the year 2001. In order to ensure that their claims are timely received, claimants are encouraged to file their cable and satellite claims
The United States Copyright Office announces a public roundtable discussion concerning issues raised in the course of an ongoing rulemaking proceeding to adopt requirements for giving copyright owners reasonable notice of the use of their works for sound recordings under the section 114 and 112 statutory licenses and for how records of such use
The Library of Congress issues this final regulation to include, in addition to information about public availability of Library of Congress records, the information contained in new Library of Congress Regulation 19174, Testimony by Employees and Production of Documents in Certain Legal Proceedings Where the Library is Not a Party (see 36 CFR
The Copyright Office of the Library of Congress is announcing
a voluntary negotiation period for the 17 U.S.C. 118 noncommercial educational broadcasting compulsory license, along with a
precontroversy discovery schedule, a request for Notices of Intent to Participate, and the initiation date should arbitration proceedings be necessary.
On December 3, 2001, the Copyright Office published a public notice that the Copyright Office received a notification of a request to retract the filing of certain notices of intent to enforce restored copyrights under the Uruguay Round Agreements Act. This document makes nonsubstantial corrections to that notice.
The Copyright Office of the Library of Congress is extending the time period for filing comments on its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking concerning requirements by which copyright owners shall receive reasonable notice of the use of their works from digital transmission services, and how records of such use shall be kept and made available to
This amendment publishes as a final rule an existing practice which makes it easier for applicants to register a group of contributions to periodicals by expanding the number of acceptable deposits relating to registering on a single application groups of contributions to periodicals. The expanded number of acceptable deposits is both consistent
In proposed rule document 022842 beginning on page 5761, in the issue of Thursday, February 7, 2002, make the following corrections:
1. On page 5761, in the first column, the docket number is corrected to read as set forth above.
2. On page 5766, in the first column, in paragraph (Q), in the fourth line,