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Daliah Saper, has been recognized as one of Law Bulletin’s Emerging Lawyers of 2017 in the following categories: Advertising & Media Law, Arts, Entertainment & Sports Law, Computer & Technology Law, Copyright & Trademark Law, and Intellectual Property Law. The distinction of being an Emerging Lawyer has been earned by fewer than 2% of all […]
ME2 Productions, LLC continues to file copyright infringement lawsuits against defendants who it alleges unlawfully acquired, copied and transferred its 2016 movie, Mechanic: Resurrection, via file-sharing software called BitTorrent. Using this mechanism, hundreds of Internet subscribers allegedly illegally downloaded ME2 Productions’ action-thriller movie, starring Jason Stratham, Jessica Alba and Tommy Lee Jones, without paying the appropriate license […]
Daliah spoke yesterday to the University of Chicago Law School’s Domestic and Sexual Violence Project about defending revenge porn victims through the legal system. Click here to check out her presentation.
At our seminar today, we reviewed best practices and potential pitfalls when hiring a web developer. Thank you to everyone who attended! To download the powerpoint, click here. Have questions you forgot to ask? Contact us!
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, […]
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 […]
Daliah appeared on Fox 32’s Good Day Chicago on Tuesday to discuss Facebook’s liability when users broadcast crimes on its platform. She explained that while Facebook may have a moral responsibility to remove inappropriate content, the company is protected from liability under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (though they do employ thousands of content moderators to respond to user […]
This year, Daliah and the ABA (American Bar Association) Journal are teaming up with the monthly Q&A series, “Starting a 21st Century Law Firm.” Each month, Daliah answers a question submitted by a lawyer running his or her own firm. So far, Daliah has addressed questions about working with millennials, marketing on a budget, and choosing a practice area. For […]
Daliah was interviewed on the April 18 episode of Socially Authentic with Tracy Samantha Schmidt: Social Media, The Law & You: A Conversation with Daliah Saper. Daliah outlined the biggest legal risks users face on social media, including Cyberbullying, Revenge Porn, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, and more. Check out the episode here.
On March 22nd, the Supreme Court of the United States upheld the decision to grant a cheerleading uniform manufacturer the ability to copyright its designs. By testing the limits of existing U.S. copyright laws, this decision opens the possibility for changes in future legal protection of fashion designs. Protecting Fashion Designs Since the early 2000s, […]