2013 US Code
Title 17 - Copyrights
Chapter 11 - SOUND RECORDINGS AND MUSIC VIDEOS (§§ 1101)
Section 1101 - Unauthorized fixation and trafficking in sound recordings and music videos
|Publication Title||United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 1, Title 17 - COPYRIGHTS|
|Category||Bills and Statutes|
|Collection||United States Code|
|SuDoc Class Number||Y 1.2/5:|
|Contained Within||Title 17 - COPYRIGHTS |
CHAPTER 11 - SOUND RECORDINGS AND MUSIC VIDEOS
Sec. 1101 - Unauthorized fixation and trafficking in sound recordings and music videos
|Laws in Effect as of Date||January 16, 2014|
|Source Credit||Added Pub. L. 103-465, title V, §512(a), Dec. 8, 1994, 108 Stat. 4974; amended Pub. L. 109-181, §2(c)(3), Mar. 16, 2006, 120 Stat. 288.|
|Statutes at Large References||108 Stat. 4974 |
120 Stat. 288
125 Stat. 1497
|Public Law References||Public Law 103-465, Public Law 109-181, Public Law 112-81|
(1) fixes the sounds or sounds and images of a live musical performance in a copy or phonorecord, or reproduces copies or phonorecords of such a performance from an unauthorized fixation,
(2) transmits or otherwise communicates to the public the sounds or sounds and images of a live musical performance, or
(3) distributes or offers to distribute, sells or offers to sell, rents or offers to rent, or traffics in any copy or phonorecord fixed as described in paragraph (1), regardless of whether the fixations occurred in the United States,
shall be subject to the remedies provided in sections 502 through 505, to the same extent as an infringer of copyright.
(Added Pub. L. 103–465, title V, §512(a), Dec. 8, 1994, 108 Stat. 4974; amended Pub. L. 109–181, §2(c)(3), Mar. 16, 2006, 120 Stat. 288.)REFERENCES IN TEXT
Section 2320 of title 18, referred to in subsec. (b), was amended generally by Pub. L. 112–81, div. A, title VIII, §818(h), Dec. 31, 2011, 125 Stat. 1497, and, as so amended, provisions similar to those formerly appearing in subsec. (e) are now contained in subsec. (f).
The date of the enactment of the Uruguay Round Agreements Act, referred to in subsec. (c), is the date of enactment of Pub. L. 103–465, which was approved Dec. 8, 1994.AMENDMENTS
2006—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 109–181 added subsec. (b) and struck out heading and text of former subsec. (b). Text read as follows: "As used in this section, the term 'traffic in' means transport, transfer, or otherwise dispose of, to another, as consideration for anything of value, or make or obtain control of with intent to transport, transfer, or dispose of."
1 See References in Text note below.
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