384.1 General.§ 384.1 General.
(a) Scope. This part 384 establishes rates and terms of royalty payments for the making of Ephemeral Recordings by a Business Establishment Service, as defined in § 384.2, in accordance with the provisions of 17 U.S.C. 112(e), during the period January 1, 2019, through December 31, 2023 (the “License Period”).
(b) Legal compliance. Licensees relying upon the statutory license set forth in 17 U.S.C. 112(e) shall comply with the requirements of that section, the rates and terms of this part and any other applicable regulations.
(c) Relationship to voluntary agreements. Notwithstanding the royalty rates and terms established in this part, the rates and terms of any license agreements entered into by Copyright Owners and Licensees shall apply in lieu of the rates and terms of this part to the making of Ephemeral Recordings within the scope of such agreements.[73 FR 16199, Mar. 27, 2008, as amended at 78 FR 66277, Nov. 5, 2013; 83 FR 60363, Nov. 26, 2018]