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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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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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Saper Law Clients Featured at 2015 SXSW Film Festival

Saper Law clients Kevin Pang and Mark Helenowski are at South by Southwest this weekend in Austin, Texas, for the world premiere of their feature-length documentary, “For Grace.”  The film, which was accepted into the 2015 South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival, is the culmination of more than three years of filming, editing, and producing […]

Daliah Saper Attends Key West Songwriter’s Festival

This last weekend, Daliah Saper attended the Key West Songwriter’s Festival to listen to up-and-coming songwriters and music artists and to meet and engage with other music industry professionals. Songwriters that attended the ever-popular event included Sara Evans, Anders Osborne, Kacey Musgraves, Robert Earl Keen, Kree Harrison, Rhett Akins, Matraca Berg, Tony Joe White, Dean […]

Daliah Saper to Speak at Wilmette Public Library on Trademarks and Copyrights 101

Daliah is looking forward to speaking at Wilmette Public Library on basic trademark and copyright law.  The workshop will take place in the Auditorium, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., and will cover the general requirements, protections, and issues pertaining to trademark and copyright law. For more information about the event, please click on the […]

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Saper Law Attorneys Present at the Chicago Creative Expo

On Friday, March 14, Daliah  Saper and Shyla Jones presented “Law 101 for the New Business Owner” at the Chicago Creative Expo hosted by the Chicago Cultural Center. The presentation covered a host of startup and business-related topics, including business entity formation, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, contracts, licensing, and other intellectual property issues. Daliah and […]

Saper Law Attorney Aaron Midler to Speak at Chicago Songwriters Workshop

Songsalive!, the largest international non-profit organization supporting, promoting and educating songwriters and composers worldwide since 1997 brings you another songwriting critique workshop at the Beat Kitchen with guest speaker, entertainment lawyer Aaron Midler, discussing “Copyrights, Contracts and Music Licensing”! Aaron will discuss a variety of legal issues related to the music industry and provide support […]

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