Fairness Rocks News Unclaimed Royalties Study


Fairness Rocks News Unclaimed Royalties Study

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Author: Copyright.gov

Date: July 8, 2021

Original Source: Copyright.gov

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Unclaimed Royalties Study

As directed by the Music Modernization Act (MMA), the United States Copyright Office, in consultation with the Government Accountability Office, has issued a public report to recommend best practices that the Mechanical Licensing Collective (MLC) may implement to effectively identify and locate copyright owners with unclaimed royalties of musical works, encourage copyright owners to claim accrued royalties, and ultimately reduce the incidence of unclaimed royalties. The best practice recommendations were developed after careful consideration of the views and suggestions made by a wide variety of stakeholders.

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