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§ 1501.
Definitions
In this chapter—
(1)
the term “claimant” means the real party in interest that commences a proceeding before the Copyright Claims Board under section 1506(e), pursuant to a permissible claim of infringement brought under section 1504(c)(1), noninfringement brought under section 1504(c)(2), or misrepresentation brought under section 1504(c)(3);
(2)
the term “counterclaimant” means a respondent in a proceeding before the Copyright Claims Board that—
(A)
asserts a permissible counterclaim under section 1504(c)(4) against the claimant in the proceeding; and
(B)
is the real party in interest with respect to the counterclaim described in subparagraph (A);
(3)
the term “party”—
(A)
means a party; and
(B)
includes the attorney of a party, as applicable; and
(4)
the term “respondent” means any person against whom a proceeding is brought before the Copyright Claims Board under section 1506(e), pursuant to a permissible claim of infringement brought under section 1504(c)(1), noninfringement brought under section 1504(c)(2), or misrepresentation brought under section 1504(c)(3).
(Added Pub. L. 116–260, div. Q, title II, § 212(b), Dec. 27, 2020, 134 Stat. 2177.)
cite as: 17 USC 1501