CELEBRATING 32 YEARS

SPECIALIZING IN:
LITIGATION
ENTERTAINMENT (MUSIC, TV, FILM, MULTI-MEDIA)
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY (TRADEMARK, COPYRIGHT, ETC)
Philadelphia Office:
2019 Walnut Street | Philadelphia PA 19103 | 215-564-0212

About

Simon Rosen, Esq. has been practicing music law in Philadelphia for over 25 years. His distinguished accomplishments are many. He has represented major industry heavyweight artists, managers, producers, and record companies such as David Krebs well known manager of AeroSmith, Scorpions, Ted Nugent, and ZZ Top.

Along the way he has also represented legendary manager and record industry mogul Jon Zeala who managed and broke Metallica, Anthrax, and other hard rock metal acts. Simon has also represented the former artist manager who broke Britney Spears, R&B Diva Regina Belle ("A Whole New World" from Disney's Alladin movie- won Grammy® for song of the year), and legendary R&B Artist John Stephens, now known as John Legend- nominated for 8 Grammy® Awards.

Admitted

  • 1983, Pennsylvania
  • 1984, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • 1986, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit

    Member Affiliations

    Mr. Simon is a distinguished member of the following music industry organizations:

    • Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
    • National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences
    • Philadelphia Music Foundation
    • Songwriters Guild of America
    • BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.)
    • SPARS (Society for Producers and Audio Recording Services)

    Areas of Practice

    • Music and Entertainment Law:
    • Publishing / Royalty issues
    • Contract Preparation, review and negotiation
    • Intellectual Property
    • Copyright & Trademark
    • Corporate structure and set-up
    • Demo Shopping and recording contract negotiation
    • Record/Publishing Company set up

    Achievements and Awards

    • Phi Alpha Delta. Recipient, American Jurisprudence
    • Award, Constitutional Law, 1982
    • Featured Presenter, Philly Music Awards, 2003
    • Author: "Simon Sez” Legal Corner," IMPACT Music Publication
    • Counsel, Society of Professional Audio Recording Studios
    • Member: Philadelphia Music Alliance; Songwriters
    • Professor of Music Law — Drexel University
    • Founder and contributing associate, phillyrap.com

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