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Notice of Intent - Making and Distributing Sound Recordings

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					This is a notice sent by an individual or entity to a copyright owner of a song requesting
permission to remake the song using a new artist. In order to comply with copyright
laws, the individual or entity must apply for a license to use the song and obtain
permission from the copyright owner. This notice includes the medium that the song will
be distributed on, the name of the song, and the corporation’s directors and officers, if
applicable. This document should be used by individuals or entities that want to obtain
permission to remake a copyrighted song.
      NOTICE OF INTENTION TO OBTAIN COMPULSORY
      LICENSE FOR MAKING AND DISTRIBUTING SOUND
                     RECORDINGS
TO:


[NAME AND ADDRESS OF THE COPYRIGHT OWNER OF THE SONG]

the copyright owner of _____________________ [TITLE OF THE SONG] (hereinafter, the
“Sound Recording”), written by ______________________________:[NAME OF
SONGWRITER]

Pursuant to the mandatory license provisions and requirements of the United States Copyright
Act (17 U.S.C. 1115), the undersigned hereby applies for a license to make and distribute
_____________________ [DESCRIBE MEDIUM OR MEDIA THAT WILL BE USED.
e.g., COMPACT DISC, DVD, BLU-RAY, ETC.] of the Sound Recording and hereby submit
the following information:

The name of party requiring the license is            [PROVIDE NAME] whose mailing
address is ______________. The party requiring the license is a __________________ [sole
proprietor/corporation/partnership], authorized to do business in the State of ________________.
[NAME OF STATE]

{Instruction: In the event the party requesting the License is a company, list the officers and
directors of company, below – delete if not applicable}




The party requesting the license, is requesting such license for the making and distributing of

                                                                       {Instruction: Again
describe type(s) of sound recording to be made e.g. compact disc, digital cassette recording,
etc.}

The catalog number of the Sound Recording is ______________________ and the label name is
__________________________________________.

The name of the artist/artists who will be recording a new version of this song is/are
________________________________________[NAME OF ARTIST(S)/GROUP WHO
WILL BE PERFORMING THE NEW VERSION] and the contemplated date of the initial
release of the Sound Recording is the ____ day of ____________, 201______.



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The undersigned hereby acknowledges and agrees to pay the owner of such Sound Recording
royalties that are due or may become due pursuant to the Digital Performance Right in Sound
Recordings Act of 1995 (DPRA), or, pursuant to any other Compulsory License under
other controlling United States Copyright Law.



                                          ____________________________________
                                                [SIGNATURE]

                                          Name:
                                          Date:                              ______




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Description: This is a notice sent by an individual or entity to a copyright owner of a song requesting permission to remake the song using a new artist. In order to comply with copyright laws, the individual or entity must apply for a license to use the song and obtain permission from the copyright owner. This notice includes the medium that the song will be distributed on, the name of the song, and the corporation’s directors and officers, if applicable. This document should be used by individuals or entities that want to obtain permission to remake a copyrighted song.
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