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325E.491 DEFINITIONS.

Subdivision 1.Terms.

For the purpose of section 325E.492, the terms defined in this section have the meanings given.

Subd. 2.Performing group.

"Performing group" means a vocal or instrumental group seeking to use the name of another group that has previously released a commercial sound recording under that name.

Subd. 3.Recording group.

"Recording group" means a vocal or instrumental group at least one of whose members has previously released a commercial sound recording under that group's name and in which the member or members have a legal right by virtue of use or operation under the group name without having abandoned the name or affiliation with the group.

Subd. 4.Sound recording.

"Sound recording" means a work that results from the fixation on a material object of a series of musical, spoken, or other sounds regardless of the nature of the material object, such as a disk, tape, or other phono-record, in which the sounds are embodied.

History:

2008 c 191 s 1