Commercial Broadcaster Law and Legal Definition

According to 37 CFR 261.2 [Title 37 -- Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights; Chapter II -- Copyright Office, Library of Congress; Subchapter B -- Copyright Arbitration Royalty Panel Rules and Procedures; Part 261 -- Rates and Terms for Eligible Nonsubscription Transmissions and the Making of Ephemeral Reproductions], Commercial Broadcaster is “a Licensee that owns and operates a terrestrial AM or FM radio station that is licensed by the Federal Communications Commission to make over-the-air broadcasts, other than a CPB-Affiliated or Non-CPB-Affiliated, Non-Commercial Broadcaster.”