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Saper Law Represents Defendants in ME2 Productions Copyright Infringement Lawsuits

In recent months, Me2 Productions has filed copyright infringement complaints against hundreds of individuals who allegedly used peer-to-peer file-sharing services like BitTorrent to download the 2016 film Mechanic: Resurrection. The method by which film production companies like Me2 identify and target copyright infringers is well established. First, the company tracks a specific torrent or torrents, […]

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Saper Law Represents Defendants Accused of Violating Flava Works, Inc. Copyrights

Adult entertainment studio Flava Works, proprietor of gay pornography websites including Cocodorm.com, Thugboy.com, and Papicock.com, is targeting subscribers and former subscribers with claims of copyright violation. The basis for these accusations is a piece of “proprietary software” that Flava Works claims to use to insert a “unique encryption code” into each video file that its […]

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Vocativ.com Interviews Daliah Saper about Youtube’s Massive Copyright Wars

Vocativ.com’s Tracy Moore recently interviewed Daliah Saper about Youtube’s DMCA take down notice process and the fine line between fair use and copyright infringement.  You can read the article here: Inside YouTube’s Massive Copyright Wars The battle between YouTube stars and copyright holders over fair use laws is shaping the future of digital content By […]

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Saper Law defends Cobbler Nevada Copyright Infringement Law Suits

Cobbler Nevada, LLC has filed federal complaints for copyright infringement against hundreds of individuals who allegedly used peer-to-peer file sharing websites like BitTorrent to download the 2015 film The Cobbler. The film was directed by Thomas McCarthy and stars Adam Sandler. Entities like Cobbler Nevada who own the copyright to certain films hire overseas firms […]

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Daliah Saper Quoted By TechInsurance.com

Daliah Saper was quoted in Techinsurance.com’s article, “Advertising Injury Protection for Technology Businesses.”where she discusses what can happen to business owners who advertise false things about their competition or their products.

Can I Press Play Or Must I Pay?: Music Licensing Requirements for Businesses

Saper Law often fields calls from businesses owners who have received copyright infringement notices, or worse, have been served with a copyright infringement lawsuit for not acquiring the proper copyright licenses to play music in their venues. If you are a venue that has received this type of notice, or if you are a new […]

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Saper Law Wins Motion to Dismiss Copyright Infringement Claims

Saper Law, LLC successfully presented a Motion to Dismiss on behalf of Illinois GOP and Candidate Roderick Drobinski, defeating the Plaintiff’s Copyright Infringement claims.  Saper Law demonstrated that dismissal of the federal claims was proper due to our clients’ fair use of the copyrighted work in a political parody, and U.S. District Judge James B. Zagel agreed. […]

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Court Room Sketch Artist and Saper Law Client, Margaret Small, Grants a License to Warner Bros. to Use Her Sketches in Connection with Black Mass, starring Johnny Depp and Benedict Cumberbatch

Saper Law recently assisted Margaret Small, a courtroom sketch artist, negotiate a copyright licensing agreement with Warner Brothers. For the last 40 years, Margaret has served as a sketch artist for numerous high profile trials, included the recent Michael Jordan v. Dominick’s right of publicity trial.  However, it was her work in the trial of […]

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Recap of Saper Law and BMI presentation on Music Licensing

BMI, in partnership with Saper Law and the Illinois Restaurant Association, sponsored a session recently (8/26) in Chicago on music licensing aimed at educating restaurant and bar owners in the Chicago area on how to legally play music in their establishments.  BMI’s Dan Spears discussed when a restaurant or venue needs a public performance license, […]

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Mega Fight Part 2: A New Piracy Threat

Last week, Saper Law wrote a cautionary tale on piracy and copyright infringement in anticipation of the Mega Fight between two of boxing’s best champions, Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao.  The “Fight of the Century,” of course, didn’t exactly live up to the hype, with Mayweather winning by unanimous decision against a less than 100% […]

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