§ 1001 Definitions

Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 17 > Chapter 10 > Subchapter A - Definitions

  • copies: includes the material object, other than a phonorecord, in which the work is first fixed. See 17 USC 101
  • digital audio copied recording: is a reproduction in a digital recording format of a digital musical recording, whether that reproduction is made directly from another digital musical recording or indirectly from a transmission. See 17 USC 1001
  • digital audio recording device: is a ny machine or device of a type commonly distributed to individuals for use by individuals, whether or not included with or as part of some other machine or device, the digital recording function of which is designed or marketed for the primary purpose of, and that is capable of, making a digital audio copied recording for private use, except for--

    (A) professional model products, and

    (B) dictation machines, answering machines, and other audio recording equipment that is designed and marketed primarily for the creation of sound recordings resulting from the fixation of nonmusical sounds. See 17 USC 1001

  • digital musical recording: is a material object--

    (i) in which are fixed, in a digital recording format, only sounds, and material, statements, or instructions incidental to those fixed sounds, if any, and

    (ii) from which the sounds and material can be perceived, reproduced, or otherwise communicated, either directly or with the aid of a machine or device. See 17 USC 1001

  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • incidental: means related to and relatively minor by comparison. See 17 USC 1001
  • manufacturer: is a person who manufactures. See 17 USC 1001
  • United States: when used in a geographical sense, comprises the several States, the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the organized territories under the jurisdiction of the United States Government. See 17 USC 101