Lita Rosario, Esq.
Lita Rosario, Pllc. - 2014
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The Original Moments

Atty. Rosario obtained back-royalties for such hits as Love On Two Way Street and Not On the Outside.  Following the resolution of the Moments lawsuit to recover royalties, Alicia Keys and Jay-Z released Empire State of Mind which samples Love On Two Way Street - very good news for the Moments.
Afrika Bambaataa & Soul Sonic Force

Atty. Rosario facilitated the termination of copyright grants for the iconic masters' recordings of "Planet Rock," "Looking for the Perfect Beat" and "Renegades of Funk" under the 1982 Recording Agreement with Tommy Boy Records. Atty. Rosario also secured ownership of the copyrights for the musical compositions for all songs that sampled these iconic songs for Afrika Bambaataa & Soul Sonic Force.
George Clinton

Atty Rosario is representing George Clinton and the Estate of Garry "Diaper Man" Shider in connection with their decades long battle with Westbound Records/Bridgeport Music to secure ownership of the legendary Parliament Funkadelic catalog. Atty. Rosario is also negotiating the terms for a new reality TV series entitled "The Clintons" on FUSE Network.
Haven Mediagroup

Atty. Rosario represents Haven with its intellectual property needs, including negotiation and drafting of agreements with artists; such as: Deniece Williams, Howard Hewett, Dawn Robinson, Kenny Lattimore and their respective advertisers & corporate sponsors - including Lincoln Mercury, ELC, and Bermuda Tourism.
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