Title 37


355.7 Definitions.

§ 355.7 Definitions.

Capitalized terms in this part that are defined terms in 17 U.S.C. 115(e) shall have the same meaning as set forth in 17 U.S.C. 115(e). In addition, for purposes of this part, the following definitions apply:

Digital Licensee Coordinator shall mean the entity the Register of Copyrights designates as the Digital Licensee Coordinator pursuant to 17 U.S.C. 115(d)(5)(B)(iii), or if the Register makes no such designation, interested Digital Music Providers and Significant Nonblanket Licensees representing more than half of the market for uses of musical works in Covered Activities, acting collectively.

Discoverable documents or deposition testimony are documents or deposition testimony that are:

(1) Nonprivileged;

(2) Relevant to consideration of whether a proposal or response thereto fulfills the requirements in 17 U.S.C. 115(d)(7); and

(3) Proportional to the needs of the proceeding, considering the importance of the issues at stake in the proceeding, the requested participant's relative access to responsive information, the participants' resources, the importance of the document or deposition request in resolving or clarifying the issues presented in the proceeding, and whether the burden or expense of producing the requested document or deposition testimony outweighs its likely benefit. Documents or deposition testimony need not be admissible in evidence to be Discoverable.