Welcome to Saper Law Offices, LLC
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Saper Law is an intellectual property, social media, and business law firm with headline grabbing clients and cases. We’re best known for our expertise in handling contract negotiations, drafting complex software, trademark, and copyright licensing agreements, organizing new LLCs or Corporations, and generally serving as outside “inside” counsel to many creative individuals and innovative business organizations. Our litigation practice is equally famous for tackling novel internet, social media, and cyberlaw cases as well as traditional cases involving breach of contract, trade secret misappropriation, defamation, trademarks, copyrights, right of publicity, and privacy. Click on the News tab to learn about our media appearances, firm events, and announcements. Sign up for our Seminar mailing list. Read what clients are saying about us.
We primarily specialize in the following areas of law:
Trademarks | Copyrights | Trade Secrets | Corporate | Internet and Cyber Space | Entertainment | Defamation | IP Licensing | Contests and Sweepstakes | Media | Sponsorship and Advertising Agreements |
Our clients range from a variety of industries including:
IN THE NEWS
Daliah Saper is a Regular Guest on National Television Broadcasts to discuss issues involving Facebook, Social Media, New Media, Business, and the Law. Watch the latest interviews here:
Effective Social Media Campaigns
Facebook Rolls Out New Features
Facebook Losing Friends? (CNBC)
Is Sexting Grounds for Expulsion? (Fox and Friends)
Apple Sued over iPhone Tracking Scandal
Facebook More Important than the SAT?
Parents Suing Facebook over Photo
The Department of Education Eyeing Facebook
Meet your New Media Company: Facebook
Legality of the Facebook Smut List
Facebook reaches 500 million Users
On July 22nd, Daliah Saper will be speaking at NASA’s Johnson Space Center regarding the legal issues surrounding the use of social media. NASA’s Johnson Space Center is bringing together leaders in social media use from across different government agencies to share their expertise, learn from one another and collaborate on social media issues. Agencies such as the U.S. Air Force, Dept. of Homeland Security and City of Houston will be participating.
Fox News Reporter, Craig Wall, interviews Daliah Saper for a segment titled “Surving the Wild West of Public Expression.”
In the interview Daliah explains what constitutes defamation, libel, and slander, and when a statement posted on a site like ripoffreport.com, glassdoor.com, dontdatehimgirl.com, or facebook, can be grounds for a lawsuit. Read the article here or watch the segment:
Daliah Saper to serve as Faculty at Practising Law Insitute’s Advanced Licensing Agreements Conference in Chicago
On April 26th, Daliah Saper will serve as a faculty member for Practising Law Institute’s Advanced Licensing Agreements Conference held at the University of Chicago’s Gleecher Center. Daliah will speak at a session titled “Copyright, Content, and Trademark Licensing.” Her talk will cover:
- Old media vs. new media, e-publishing & Tasini issues – Digital rights management (DRM) and related issues -Licensing rights in preexisting content vs. newly created content – The latest on quality control considerations – The latest on trademark licensing – Sample licensing provisions – Case law update and licensing implications
In the February 16, 2010 episode of Today in Social Media Clayton Morris interviewed Daliah Saper, Principle Attorney at Saper Law Offices in Chicago. Daliah handles cases involving social media and privacy concerns. With the fallout over Google Buzz’s privacy problems Daliah helped shed some light on what Google did wrong. Listeners also learned the pitfalls of social media as it relates to business interaction with consumers. Click here to listen to the podcast.
The recording of January’s Seminar at Saper Law: Key Provisions of a Sales Rep Agreement is now available for viewing!
January’s seminar at Saper Law focused on the topic of Sales Representative Agreements. Daliah Saper, Principal Attorney at Saper Law, lead the presentation using case studies and sample contracts. Her discussion addressed payment and commission structures, non-compete and confidentiality agreements, territorial and geographical boundaries, intellectual property ownership, as well as the Illinois Sales Representative Act. To request a free copy of the powerpoint, please contact Saper Law.
Happy New Years from Saper Law Offices
The recording of October’s Seminar at Saper Law about online defamation is now available for viewing!
New online tools and popular social networking sites allow for greater collaboration, exchange of ideas, and of course the quick and easy dissemination of information to a wide network of people. However, these same sites can be used to spread false or defamatory statements that cause harm to individuals or their businesses.
Read More Here This presentation was streamed lived on this website for free on October 28, 2009 at 11:30. You may watch a recording of the presentation by clicking on the video below. Click the right hand most arrow to watch it in full screen mode.
July’s Seminar at Saper Law on Trademarks and Copyrights was streamed here live on Tuesday, July 28, 2009. Click on the play button below to watch the recording. Click on the grid button on the bottom right hand side of the box below after clicking the play button to watch the presentation in full-screen mode.
On June 8, 2009 Daliah Saper presented a seminar titled: “Personal Branding Wars: does your company already claim a stake in your personal Twitter, Facebook, or Blog?” to the Chicago Media Marketing and Advertising Meet Up Group. Video from the event is displayed below in three parts. To view the video in full screen mode, click the right most button on the video screen.
Video Courtesy of Brian Gorbett of Microsoft.
The Saper Law Open Source Symposium was held in Chicago on February 17, 2009. This all day conference brought together members of the open source community for an in depth discussion of the business and legal ramifications of using or producing open source software. The panel of speakers ranged from independent software developers, to CTOs of established businesses, to representatives of software giants like Microsoft. In addition, Saper Law attorneys delved into licensing and intellectual property issues while university professors discussed the policy reasons behind the open source movement. New software that assists businesses and their attorneys with open source licensing compliance was also debuted at the event.
ReputationDefender.com selects Saper Law as Preferred Illinois Counsel
ReputationDefender.com is an online site dedicated to ensuring that information published on the Internet about its clients is truthful and appropriate. To weed out defamatory online content, the company employs a proprietary search and destroy methodology. ReputationDefender’s flagship products MyReputationsm and MyChildsm have garnered the website significant media attention, including stories in Forbes, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal. When ReputationDefender has exhausted its removal measures and legal intervention is necessary, ReputationDefender refers its client to an attorney experienced in handling defamation and privacy issues. ReputationDefender carefully selects each recommended attorney based on an independent assessment of the firm’s capabilities.
In all cases involving Illinois jurisdiction, ReputationDefender will refer its clients to Saper Law.
As preferred Illinois counsel, Saper Law will provide ReputationDefender’s clients with a free consultation to determine the client’s legal claims. Saper Law will then utilize its experience in defamation and privacy law to pursue legal action to ensure the defamatory material is removed from the Internet.
If you have any questions about online defamation or defamation in general, feel free to contact Daliah Saper of Saper Law Offices at (312) 527-4100 or firstname.lastname@example.org.