Copyright Compendium

Search
Filters
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Chapter 100
Chapter 200
Chapter 300
Chapter 400
Chapter 500
Chapter 600
Chapter 700
Chapter 800
Chapter 900
Chapter 1000
Chapter 1100
Chapter 1200
Chapter 1300
Chapter 1400
Chapter 1500
Chapter 1600
Chapter 1700
Chapter 1800
Chapter 1900
Chapter 2000
Chapter 2100
Chapter 2200
Chapter 2300
Chapter 2400

802.4 (B) Phonorecords

802.4 (B) Phonorecords


Phonorecords of musical works include the following:


• Hard copy formats embodying recorded sound, including but not limited to compact discs, vinyl records, and tapes.


• Digital audio files embodying recorded sound, including .wav, .mp3, .wma (uploaded or embodied in compact discs, flash drives, and other digital file storage devices). A digital audio file that is uploaded to the Office’s server in support of an electronic registration application is a phonorecord for registration purposes.


For the deposit requirements for musical works published in phonorecords, see Chapter 1500, Sections 1509.2 (A) (2) (A) and 1509.2 (A) (2) (C). For unpublished musical works, see Chapter 1500, Section 1509.2 (A) (1).

[convertkit form=2550354]