Aiken exemption. Copyright. An exception in the law of infringement that permits retail establishments with less than 2,000 square feet of space to play radio and television broadcasts for employees and patrons without ob-taining a license. Twentieth Century Music Corp. v. Aiken, 422 U.S. 151, 95 S.Ct. 2040 (1975). — Also termed store-receiver exemption. [Cases: Copyrights and Intellectual Property 48.

1. C.J.S. Copyrights and Intel-lectual Property §§ 86–91.]