Approximately 15% of couples hoping to conceive are infertile. Male factor infertility is the only cause in 40% of those couples. Approximately 20% of men with infertility have azoospermia. Of these patients, roughly 40% are experience obstruction or absence of sperm passage. However, the other 60% of patients must seek out adoption or conceive using a sperm bank. Currently, recommendations regarding legal issues are needed for sperm banks to be operated safely and effectively, and this paper provides a set of such recommendations.