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Copyright Office Issues Final Rule to Create New Group Registration Option for Works on an Album of Music - Sports and Entertainment Law News

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Posted on: Mar 1, 2021


The U.S. Copyright Office has issued a final rule establishing a new group registration option, known as “Group Registration for Works on an Album of Music” or “GRAM,” to allow applicants to register either a group of up to twenty musical works or a group of up to twenty sound recordings and associated literary, pictorial, or graphic works contained on an album of music. The rule expands the registration options currently available to register multiple musical works or sound recordings and will permit the registration of multiple works distributed together using a single electronic application, regardless of whether such distribution occurs via physical or digital media. Read more.

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