On August 28th, Daliah Saper will give a presentation to the Chicago Photographic Society about the key legal issues affecting photographers. Her talk will cover photography contracts, model releases, copyright issues, as well as legal issues arising from the use of social media. The event will be held at ProCenter Camera, 1000 N. North Branch, Chicago, IL 60642. 6:00 p.m.
Our Spotlight guest speaker on August 28th is intellectual property attorney, DALIAH SAPER. She has handled many high profile cases (including one she argued before the Illinois Supreme Court) and is regularly interviewed on national tv, radio, and in several publications including: Fox News, CNBC, ABC News, The Chicago Tribune, WGN Radio, NPR, and a slew of smaller websites. She has received the honor of being named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers magazine seven years in a row, is recognized as a leading Media and Entertainment lawyer by Chambers and Partners, featured on the cover of TheXemplar magazine, profiled by the Chicago Law Bulletin, and has been nominated for the prestigious ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award. Most significantly, Daliah has also been honored as a “40 Under 40? by Law Bulletin Publishing Company, an incredibly competitive list of accomplished attorneys compiled from thousands of highly qualified nominations.
Ms. Saper’s presentation will focus on photography and copyright law, including the use of model releases. If you have ever worried about posting your photos online only to find that someone else has appropriated them for commercial use, this Spotlight will help you identify the necessary steps to protect your photos and your intellectual property rights from such unscrupulous misuse.
The meeting will start at 6:00 pm at ProCenter Camera, 1000 N. North Branch, Chicago (across from the former Calumet Photo Goose Island). After interacting with your fellow photographers the presentation will start at 7:00 pm, and will be followed by an after party at The Iguana on Halsted. Seating is limited so make sure you RSVP for this relevant and informative session today.