1349.80 Live musical performance definitions.

As used in this section and section 1349.81 of the Revised Code:

(A) "Performing group" means a vocal or instrumental group seeking to use the name of a recording group that previously released a commercial sound recording under the recording group's name.

(B) "Recording group" means a vocal or instrumental group that includes at least one member who satisfies both of the following criteria:

(1) The member previously released a commercial sound recording under the vocal or instrumental group's name.

(2) The member has a legal right to the vocal or instrumental group's name by virtue of use of or operation under that group name or affiliation with the group.

(C) "Commercial 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, including, but not limited to, a compact disc, cassette tape, or phonograph album in which sounds are embodied.

Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.31, SB 84, §1, eff. 9/30/2011.

Effective Date: 2008 SB269 04-07-2009