Daliah Saper Presents Trademarks and Copyrights Seminar at Score Chicago

Daliah has been presenting to new and aspiring entrepreneurs at SCORE’s Chicago office for over 13 years.  Her lectures primarily focus on start up business and intellectual property legal issues.   During the September 24 workshop at SCORE Chicago, Daliah Saper, Principal Attorney at Saper Law, will answer the following questions: What is a Copyright? What is a Trademark? How do Trademarks and Copyrights compare to Trade Secrets and Patents? What is involved with the registration process for copyrights vs. trademarks? How much does trademark and copyright protection cost? How long does protection last? When do you use an SM, TM, or Continue Reading

Daliah Saper to Judge Law Rocks Chicago Music Competition and Fundraiser

On Thursday, September 27, Daliah Saper will serve as a judge for the inaugural Law Rocks Chicago! Come watch legal professionals become rock gods as they battle it out at this one-of-a-kind concert benefiting local nonprofits. You don’t want to miss what has been called ‘the best legal night out ever! Details: Thursday, September 27, 2018 6:00pm VIP Doors (VIP reception 6-8pm) 6:30pm GA Doors 7:00pm Concert Lincoln Hall 2424 N. Lincoln Avenue Chicago, IL 60614 For more information about Law Rocks Chicago, click here.

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Daliah Speaker to Speak at the North American Entertainment, Media, and IP Law Summit in Grand Cayman

The North American Entertainment Law Summit delivers a four day continuing legal education conference, focused on constantly evolving topics within the entertainment, sports, media, and intellectual property law fields. On November 10, 2018, Daliah Saper will once again serve as a panelist at the 30th Annual North American Law Summit.  The last few years she has discussed social media law but this year she will join a panel of high profile speakers to discuss the pros and cons of appearing on national news broadcasts.  Her session is titled: Legally On TV: On Air Personalities. For more information click here.

Saper Law Client Spotlight: Puppetsandme.com

Thanks to Saper Law Offices, LLC client Nitsana Lazerus of www.puppetsandme.com for introducing the second graders in Room 214 to so many different kinds of puppets! Nitsana has spent over 30 years as a professional puppeteer and has performed original, educational, values-based puppet shows for thousands of children nationwide. Saper Law offers expert legal services for creative professionals of all kinds. Click here to read more about our entertainment law practice.

Daliah Saper to Speak at the 2nd Annual Lake FX Summit + Expo, May 13-15, 2016

Immerse yourself in the 2nd annual Lake FX Summit + Expo, May 13-15, 2016—the Midwest’s largest FREE convening of artists and creative entrepreneurs. Join national leaders in the arts and creative industries for conversations, panels and workshops. Daliah Saper will be the featured speaker during the Law 101 for the Creative Entreprenuer panel on Friday, May 13th from 10:30–11:30am.  This session will address the bewildering array of legal questions and case examples of common legal problems creative entrepreneurs are regularly confronted by. The Chicago Cultural Center (78 E. Washington St.) is the Lake FX hub. It’s FREE! For details, visit Continue Reading

Daliah Saper to Present at the 2016 Lake FX Summit + Expo

  Daliah Saper will present on the “Law 101 for the Creative Entrepreneur” panel at the 2016 Lake FX Summit + Expo.  Lake FX is the region’s largest FREE conference for artists, creative professionals and entrepreneurs, with topic tracks related to the music, film, fashion, culinary and multi-disciplinary arts industries taking place on May 13-15, 2016.   

Saper Law Client, Vamonde, Officially Launches on App Store!

Saper Law regularly represents mobile app developers and businesses which use web or mobile applications to bring their unique services to market. We are very excited to announce that the mobile application, Vamonde, created by a Saper Law Client, is officially live and available on the App Store.  Vamonde (vah-mond), which brings together two French words - Va, meaning “Go” and Monde, meaning “World, ” is "an urban storytelling platform that brings hidden stories to life in the very places where they happened."  Think of how many times you've seen a mural under a bridge and wondered the story behind the art. . . Vamonde Continue Reading

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 notorious Boston mobster James “Whitey” Bulger that caught the attention of Warner Bros. Studios. Warner Bros. approached Margaret for licensing some of her unique sketches of the Bulger trial for inclusion in a feature-length documentary centered around the capture and trial of the infamous mobster. Continue Reading

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, how licensing fees are calculated and where the money goes.  In addition, award-winning BMI songwriter Dylan Altman was on hand to talk about the role that a performing rights organization plays in a songwriter's career and how much he appreciates the restaurant industry for supporting Continue Reading

What ITune’s “Beats” Acquisition Means for Musicians

On May 28, 2014, Apple announced it would be buying Beats Electronics for $3 billion - $2.6 billion in cash plus another $400 million in equity.  Apple plans to leverage and exploit Beat's streaming music service alongside Apple's venerable but slowing pay-per-download Itunes service.  The founders of Beats, Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine, will stay on at the firm and work with Apple. Beats also brings Angela Ahrendts, the former chief of Burberry, and Paul Deneve, the former chief of Yves Saint Laurent as executives joining Apple’s electronics and music-streaming divisions.  Despite the popularity of Beats and the affluent staff it Continue Reading

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