Determination of Royalty Rates for Secondary Transmissions of Broadcasts by Satellite Carriers and Distributors
The Copyright Royalty Judges (Judges) announce commencement of a proceeding to determine rates for the satellite carrier statutory license described in section 119 of the Copyright Act for the license period January 1, 2015, through December 31, 2019.
Digital Performance Right in Sound Recordings and Ephemeral Recordings
The Copyright Royalty Judges are publishing for comment proposed regulations governing the rates and terms for the digital performances of sound recordings by certain public radio stations and for the making of ephemeral recordings necessary to facilitate those transmissions for the period commencing January 1, 2016, and ending on December 31, 2020.
Distribution of the 2013 Digital Audio Recording Technology Royalty Funds
The Copyright Royalty Board is announcing the commencement of a proceeding to determine the distribution of the digital audio recording technology royalty fees in the 2013 Sound Recordings Fund (Copyright Owners and Featured Recording Artists Subfunds). The Board is also announcing the date by which a party who wishes to participate in this proceeding must file its Petition to Participate and the accompanying $150 filing fee, if applicable. Finally, the Board is announcing the Copyright Royalty Judges' intention to conduct a paper proceeding.
Distribution of 1998 and 1999 Cable Royalty Funds
The Copyright Royalty Judges announce the final Phase II distribution of cable royalty funds for the year 1999. The judges issued their initial determination in December 2014 and received no motions for rehearing.
Distribution of 2013 Cable Royalty Funds
The Copyright Royalty Judges solicit comments on a motion of Phase I claimants for partial distribution of 2013 cable royalty funds.