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Saper Law Torrent Defense Lawyers Defend BitTorrent Copyright Lawsuits Brought by Hunter Killer Productions

Hunter Killer Productions, Inc. is a production company that produced the 2018 movie Hunter Killer, starring Gerard Butler and Common. Hunter Killer Productions has filed lawsuits against individuals that, it alleges, illegally downloaded, acquired, or otherwise shared digital copies of the film using file sharing systems such as BitTorrent. How It Works BitTorrent is what is known as a Peer-to-Peer network: it operates by having users download parts of the film and then upload those parts when they have been watched. This type of transmission may be legal if the film has been purchased and the production company receives appropriate Continue Reading

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New Wave of Trademark Infringement Lawsuits Target Drop Shippers and Other Online Retailers

Saper Law is increasingly fielding calls from online retailers who have received notices from PayPal or from attorneys informing them that their accounts have been frozen.  This article provides answers to frequently asked questions about trademark infringement lawsuits involving online retailers, including drop shippers. WHAT HAPPENED TO MY ONLINE STORE AND PAYMENT PROCESSING ACCOUNT?  To crackdown on counterfeiting operations, big brands are suing online stores and freezing their PayPal accounts (or other payment accounts). Big brands hire law firms to file lawsuits under seal and then persuade the courts to grant them Temporary Restraining Orders (commonly referred to as a Continue Reading

Supreme Court: Copyright Owners Must Receive Registration Certificate Prior to Filing Suit

The Supreme Court ruled on March 4, 2019 that a copyright owner must obtain a registration certificate from the Copyright Office prior to filing an infringement lawsuit. The unanimous decision in Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corp. v. Wall-Street.Com, LLC was authored by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The Court’s ruling resolves a split among the circuit courts of appeals and has important implications for copyright owners. Case Background The Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corp. (Fourth Estate) licensed content to the Wall-Street.com (Wall-Street) to upload to their news website. Wall-Street continued to display the content on the website after the license was Continue Reading

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Daliah Saper To Present at “Trademarks and Copyrights 101” Workshop 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 June 10th 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

2018 Saper Law Holiday Party: Highlight Video

We loved catching up with clients and friends at Saper Law's 2018 Holiday Party at Moxy! View highlights from the evening by clicking the video link below and scroll down to see how Saper Law can help you in 2019! If we didn't see you, we'd love to reconnect and hear what you're working on! As a reminder, we can help you with: Getting your IP and Brand Portfolio in Order Need to copyright new photos, videos, web content, music, etc? Need to trademark a new slogan? Need a domain and user name audit? Running a sweepstakes or contest? Hiring influencers to Continue Reading

Leading Lawyers Magazine Recognizes Daliah Saper as Emerging Lawyer in Several Categories

  Saper law is proud to announce that its Principal Attorney, Daliah Saper, has once again been recognized as one of Law Bulletin’s Emerging Lawyers of 2018 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 lawyers licensed to practice law in Illinois. Daliah was chosen based on peer recommendations from Leading Lawyers in the area. Lawyers in the community have repeatedly listed Daliah as professional, ethical and Continue Reading

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 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.

View the Powerpoint from our Trademark and Copyright Seminar

Saper Law hosted its annual July Copyrights and Trademarks 101 Seminar on Tuesday July 31, 2018.                       Daliah Saper provided an overview of intellectual property law, explaining the differences between trademarks, copyrights, patents, and trade secrets. Attendees included business owners and employees of organizations responsible for licensing. If you missed the presentation but still have questions like the ones below, contact Saper Law at (312) 527-4100. What is a Copyright? What is a Trademark? How do Trademarks and Copyrights compare to Trade Secrets and Patents? What is involved with the Continue Reading

RSVP for Tuesday’s Copyrights and Trademarks Seminar at Saper Law!

Click here to purchase tickets We will be hosting our annual Trademarks and Copyrights 101 lunch seminar on Tuesday, July 31st from 12:00-1:00 at Saper Law. Attend this seminar if you recently created a new business and have yet to register your trademarks and copyrights. If your company is more established, attend this seminar to learn how to maintain, protect, and enforce your existing trademark and copyright portfolio. RSVP here! DETAILS Tuesday July 31, 2018 Saper Law Offices, LLC 505 N. LaSalle, Suite 350 Chicago, IL 60654 Time: 12:00 – 1:00 Cost $15 with online registration, $25 at the door. Continue Reading

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