Library of Congress August 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Intent To Audit
Document Number: 2012-21049
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-08-27
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are announcing receipt of two notices of intent to audit the 2009, 2010, and 2011 statements of account submitted by DKCM, Inc. and Greater Media, Inc., concerning the royalty payments made by each pursuant to two statutory licenses.
Remedies for Small Copyright Claims: Additional Comments
Document Number: 2012-20802
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-08-23
Agency: Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions, Copyright Office
This is the second request for public comment pertaining to a study undertaken by the U.S. Copyright Office at the request of Congress on the topic of adjudicating small copyright claims. The study will assess whether and, if so, how the current legal system hinders or prevents copyright owners from pursuing claims that have a relatively small economic value and will discuss, with appropriate recommendations, potential changes in administrative, regulatory, and statutory authority. At this time, the Office seeks additional comments on some of the possible alternatives. The Copyright Office also announces two public meetings following the comment period, to be held during November 2012 in New York and Los Angeles, respectively.
Distribution of 2011 DART Sound Recordings Fund Royalties
Document Number: 2012-19155
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-08-07
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges solicit comments on a motion for partial distribution in connection with 2011 DART Sound Recordings Fund royalties.
Distribution of the 2010 Cable Royalty Funds
Document Number: 2012-18930
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-08-03
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are soliciting comments on a motion of Phase I claimants for partial distribution in connection with the 2010 cable royalty funds. The Judges are also requesting comments as to the existence of Phase I and Phase II controversies with respect to the distribution of 2010 cable royalty funds.
Distribution of 2010 Satellite Royalty Funds
Document Number: 2012-18928
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-08-03
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are soliciting comments on a motion of Phase I claimants for partial distribution in connection with the 2010 satellite royalty funds. The Judges are also requesting comments as to the existence of Phase I and Phase II controversies with respect to the distribution of 2010 satellite royalty funds.