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Sony Hit With Copyright, TM Suit Over Puerto Rican Song

Law360 (May 25, 2018, 7:39 PM EDT) -- Sony Music Entertainment US Latin LLC has become at least the third corporation to face copyright claims from a Puerto Rican songwriter who says the company exploited his famous song “Yo Soy Boricua Pa’ Que tú lo Sepas,” according to a suit filed in the territory’s federal court Friday.

Joel Bosh, who wrote the song — which has since become something of a Puerto Rican anthem — in the mid-1990s, said that in about 2014 Sony started selling a Puerto Rican artist compilation album with the...
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