Maine Revised Statutes

§1157. Definitions

As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings. [2007, c. 171, §1 (NEW).]

1. 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.
[ 2007, c. 171, §1 (NEW) .]
2. Person.   "Person" means any individual, partnership, corporation or association.
[ 2007, c. 171, §1 (NEW) .]
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 has a legal right by virtue of use or operation under the group name without having abandoned the name or affiliation with the group.
[ 2007, c. 171, §1 (NEW) .]
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 disc, tape or other phonorecord, in which the sounds are embodied.
[ 2007, c. 171, §1 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2007, c. 171, §1 (NEW).