Adjustment or Determination of Compulsory License Rates for Making and Distributing Phonorecords

Trial Information

The trial to determine the reasonable rates and terms for making and distributing phonorecords has concluded. The direct phase of the case took place from January 28, 2008, through February 26, 2008. The rebuttal phase took place from Tuesday, May 6, 2008, through Wednesday, May 21, 2008. Finally, closing arguments took place on July 24, 2008. The proceeding is now adjourned.

The Judges will issue their determination on or before October 2, 2008.

List of Participants

Listed below are participants and documents submitted for the proceeding. For further information, see Federal Register notice 71 FR 1454, issued January 9, 2006.

Royalty Logic, Inc.
Songwriters Guild of America
Copyright Owners (the National Music Publishers' Association, Inc.; the Songwriters Guild of America, and the Nashville Songwriters Association International)
Apple Computer, Inc.
America Online, Inc.
RealNetworks, Inc.
Napster, LLC
Sony Connect, Inc.
Digital Media Association and Its Member Companies
Yahoo! Inc.
MusicNet, Inc.
MTV Networks, Inc.
Recording Industry Association of America, Inc.

Digital Media Association and Its Member Companies
(AOL, LLC; Apple Computer, Inc.; MusicNet, Inc.; Napster, LLC; RealNetworks, Inc.; and Yahoo! Inc.)

Recording Industry Association of America

Recording Industry Association of America

Copyright Owners