Copyright Act

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 [102.7 KB])
  • Copyright Royalty Judges Program Technical Corrections Act (P.L. 109-303) signed October 6, 2006 (html) (pdf [38.8 KB])

Title 17—Copyrights

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

Also see: Chapter 1 and Chapter 10 regarding compulsory copyright licenses.