||Issue 218 - February 6, 2004
COPYRIGHT OFFICE ANNOUNCES FINAL REGULATIONS SETTING RATES AND TERMS FOR SECTION 112(e) AND SECTION 114 LICENSES
The Copyright Office of the Library of Congress announces final regulations that set rates and terms for the
section 112(e) and section 114 licenses. The rates and terms apply to the public performance of a sound recording
by means of certain eligible nonsubscription transmissions and digital transmissions made by a new type of
subscription service. The final rules also announce rates and terms for the making of related ephemeral recordings.
The rates and terms are for the 2003 and 2004 license period, except in the case of new subscription services, in
which case the license period runs from 1998 through 2004. For further information click here.
||Effective date of regulations setting rates and terms for section 112(e) and section 114 licenses for the period 2003-2004, except in the case of a new subscription service, in which case the license period runs from 1998-2004 - 69 FR 5693 (html) (pdf)
||Effective date of new procedure for hand deliveries to the Copyright Office General Counsel by private parties - 69 FR 5371 (html) (pdf)
||Deadline for receipt of claims to the 2003 DART royalties. However, note that the Office encourages claimants who file online to do so by February 29, 2004. Claims filed online must be received on the Office's server by 11:59 p.m. EST on March 1, 2004. Claims filed by facsimile transmission must be received in the Office no later than 5:00 p.m. EST on March 1, 2004 - 68 FR 74481 (html) (pdf)
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