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Click here to view the Powerpoint presentation entitled “In Fashion and Out of Trouble: Law 101 for Fashion Entrepreneurs,” presented by Daliah Saper at the seminar for the Stitches Fashion Program held on July 27th. Stiches is a division of the Chicagoland Entreprenueral Center.
Click here to view the PowerPoint presentation presented by Daliah Saper at the May 1st, 2007 SCORE conference on organization and setting up your new business.
A Registered Identification Number, or RN, is a number issued by the Federal Trade Commission to businesses involved in the “manufacture, importing, distribution, or sale of textile, wool, or fur products” and residing within the United States. Once granted, a RN may not be transferred or assigned and can only be used by the person [...]
June 22 1:30pm -3:00pm Daliah Saper speaks at Northwestern University for the “Lawyers Panel for the Pre-Law Institute.” The panel will take place from 1:30 to 3:00 with a reception to follow and will be held at the Arthur Rubloff Building, Room #338 at 375 E. Chicago Avenue.
Unions were created to protect workers from unfair wages and poor working conditions. If a producer wants to use any union labor, then that producer will have to become a signatory to the appropriate union contract. This does not necessarily mean that the production must hire only union labor, nor does it mean that the [...]
In order to secure meaningful distribution for a film, a producer must be able to prove that he or she owns, or has a license to use, EVERY piece of intellectual property in the film. “Intellectual property” includes many things, such as the right to use the screenplay, the right to use the music in [...]
Film financing is one of the most difficult and least understood challenges facing a producer and it is fraught with perils for the unwary. Many independent film producers find themselves caught in the “Producer’s Paradox” namely: “You can’t sign talent and develop your screenplay without financing, but you can’t obtain financing without talent and a [...]
The first task of film production is to select and set up a business entity for the film. This is true whether the producer is making a short film, shooting wedding videos and commercials, or creating a larger feature film project involving hundreds of thousands of dollars, salaried employees, and a crew of independent contractors.
June 27 6:00pm – 7:30pm Daliah Saper will present In Fashion and Out of Trouble: Law 101 for Fashion Entrepreneurs, a seminar for the Stitches Fashion Program. Stiches is a division of the Chicagoland Entreprenueral Center. Check out the flyer for details. You can also see Daliah’s brief cameo on Metromix’s coverage of the last Stitches [...]
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What is a trademark? Any word, name, symbol, or device, or any combination, used, or intended to be used, in commerce to identify and distinguish the goods of one manufacturer or seller from goods manufactured or sold by others, and to indicate the source of the goods. The purpose of a trademark is to prevent [...]