Governing Laws

The Copyright Royalty Board derives its statutory authority from the following laws:

  • Copyright Royalty and Distribution Reform Act of 2004 (P.L. 108-419) signed Nov. 30, 2004 (html) (pdf)

  • Copyright Royalty Judges Program Technical Corrections Act (P.L. 109-303) signed October 6, 2006 (html) (pdf)

These laws are codified in Title 17, Chapter 8 of the United States Code.

Also see, Chapter 10 Digital Audio Recording Devices and Media

Code of Federal Regulations

Title 37—Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights

Copyright Royalty Board regulations are codified in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), chapter III.