PHILADELPHIA – A New York songwriter alleges that one of his songs was unlawfully used by a recording artist.
Nazim I. Guity filed a complaint on Aug. 2 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania against Anthony Santos, professionally known as Romeo Santos; Sony Music Entertainment Inc.; Sony Music Holdings Inc.; Milton "Alcover" Restituyo; and We Loud LLC; et al. alleging copyright infringement.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff is the composer of "Eres Mia" and had Alcoer and We Loud record and mix the song. He alleges that Santos later recorded a song of the same name with the assistance of We Loud and Alcover that contained elements of the plaintiff's song.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against the defendant for all revenues, court costs and any further relief the court grants. He is represented by Simon Rosen of Simon Rosen in Philadelphia.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania case number 2:17-cv-03447-MMB