Nonsubscription Transmission Service [Patents] Law and Legal Definition

According to 37 CFR 370.1 (e) [Title 37 -- Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights; Chapter III -- Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress; Subchapter D -- Notice and Recordkeeping Requirements for Statutory Licenses; Part 370--Notice and Recordkeeping Requirements for Statutory Licenses], the term Nonsubscription Transmission Service “is a service that makes noninteractive nonsubscription digital audio transmissions that are not exempt under section 114(d)(1) of title 17 of the United States Code and are made as part of a service that provides audio programming consisting, in whole or in part, of performances of sound recordings, including transmissions of broadcast transmissions, if the primary purpose of the service is to provide to the public such audio or other entertainment programming, and the primary purpose of the service is not to sell, advertise, or promote particular products or services other than sound recordings, live concerts, or other music-related events.”