Okla. Stat. tit. 21 § 1975

Current through Laws 2024, c. 378.
Section 1975 - Definitions
A. As used in this act:
1. "Sound recording" and "article" means a phonograph record, disc, tape, film, audio or video cassette, compact video disc, or other material now known or later developed on which sounds or images are or can be recorded or otherwise stored;
2. "Owner" means the owner of the master sound recording and, with respect to Section 4 of this act, shall mean the owner of the rights to record or authorize the recording of any performance not yet fixed in a tangible medium of expression;
3. "Manufacturer" means the entity authorizing the duplication of the specific recording in question, but shall not include the manufacturer of the cartridge or casing which encloses the recording or the manufacturer of the recording medium;
4. "Counterfeit label" means an identifying label, markings serving the purpose of a label, or container that appears to be genuine but is not genuine;
5. "Audiovisual work" means a series of related images intended to be shown through the use of mechanical or electronic devices, together with accompanying sounds, if any; and
6. "Motion picture" means an audiovisual work consisting of a series of images which, when shown in succession, impart an impression of motion together with accompanying sounds, if any.
B. This act shall not apply to player piano tapes or rolls or the sound occasioned by the use thereof on player pianos, nor shall this act apply to any person engaged in radio, cable television, or television broadcasting who transfers, or causes to be transferred, any such sounds, other than from the sound track of a motion picture, intended for, or in connection with broadcast or telecast transmission or related uses, or for archival purposes.

Okla. Stat. tit. 21, § 1975

Added by Laws 1991, SB 297, c. 82, § 1, emerg. eff. 4/18/1991.