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
Join Daliah Saper October 15-17, 2018 for the Startup of the Year competition in Boston, MA. Daliah will join a panel of industry leaders and experienced entrepreneurs as a judge and mentor to discover and support the most promising and innovative startups from around the world. The Startup of the Year competition is a 3-day conference celebrating technology, innovation & entrepreneurship, with the global competition featuring 100 vetted startups. The competition provides networking, hands-on learning opportunities, product demos, mentor sessions, pop-up panels & more. Startup of the Year competition will take place October 15-17, 2018 at the Revere Hotel Boston Continue Reading
After several months of anticipation, preparation and general uncertainty, the European Union’s new privacy regulations, referred to as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is set to go into effect on May 25, 2018. With this looming deadline, the GDPR will vastly reshape how companies around the world collect, process, and share personally identifiable user information. While many companies are working to be compliant by the May 25, 2018 date, many other companies are either unsure of whether the GDPR affects them or simply unprepared to become fully compliant. Regardless of where you find yourself at on this spectrum, it Continue Reading
Saper Law successfully secured a temporary restraining order for client Del Rey Mole (pictured right) in a trademark dispute against an infringing and inferior mole paste brand (left). Del Rey Mole creates delicious mole paste and chocolate sold online and at over 50 Chicagoland retail locations. Shop their products and learn more here. To prevent marketplace confusion among consumers, and to protect the Del Rey Mole brand, the company filed a lawsuit for federal trademark infringement and related claims in the Northern District of Illinois. The company also filed a motion for a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) seeking a ruling that would immediately stop Continue Reading
Saper Law has been representing indie record label, Vinyl for a Cause, since 2016. Vinyl's founders, Adam Victorn and Charlie Greengoss, created the record label based on the idea that music can be a driver for charitable good. Every limited edition release features two bands covering each other, on sides A and B of a 7 inch vinyl record. Vinyl for a Cause donates a large portion of the profits of every release to a charity chosen by the artists featured on the record. Their latest limited-edition release features Chicago-based artists Kevin Coval, TASHA, and Jamila Woods. 80% of profits Continue Reading
Long time Saper Law client Beyonav LLC – a cutting-edge, Chicago-based navigation technology company- announced its acquisition by Zenuity AB earlier this month. See the full press release here. Saper Law, which has represented Beyonav since it was formed in April 2009, assisted Beyonav in negotiating the sale of its assets to the Swedish-based company. The firm counseled Beyonav throughout the process, advising on the structure of the deal, drafting the appropriate documents, and ensuring that Beyonav’s interests were properly positioned for both now and in the future. As part of the deal, Zenuity acquired rights to the Beyonav name, its proprietary mapping software, Beyomap, and other intellectual property. Jens Continue Reading
Daliah Saper led a morning Learning Lab Session focused on "Negotiations for the Female Tech Entrepreneur" for WiSTEM program participants on Thursday, June 2nd. WiSTEM @ 1871 Chicago is a cutting-edge, 16-week program, designed to foster opportunities for women in technology and connect program participants to capital, community and technology resources.
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 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.
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.