Daliah Saper Presents at Fashion Group International Chicago Event

Daliah Saper was part of a panel discussion for individuals interested in fashion and design on March 5th at The Jimmy.  The event was organized by The Fashion Group International of Chicago.  The focus of the open dialogue was on how designers and brands can help their business and brand grow through the tools available to them in today's digital marketplace.  Intellectual property and business law considerations were also addressed

Daliah Saper Will Speak at 2nd Annual Fashion and Design Law Symposium

On April 11th, Daliah will speak at the Second Annual Fashion and Design Law Symposium.  Her panel will address trademark, copyright, and contractual issues affecting fashion designers, especially as they bring their designs to market on e-commerce websites like Etsy.  Details below: Etsy ®: Protecting your Designs in an Online Market|1:40-2:50 Have you ever wondered how your favorite piece of jewelry purchased from a local artist ended up on in the catalogue of your favorite clothing retailer? Can it be the same designer? Or is your design as unique as you thought? Learn about the complexities of ecommerce and the Continue Reading

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RSVP for the 6th Annual Designer Roundtable at Saper Law

Continuing its tradition of supporting designers and entrepreneurs, Saper Law Offices will hold its Sixth Annual Designer Roudtable event on Thursday, December 19. Attendees are invited to bring their unique pieces, their pocketbooks, or just themselves, to “shop, sell, and share.” You can read about the first roundtable event here. The roundtable discussion format focuses on a variety of business issues, both legal and operational. Daliah Saper, Principal Attorney at Saper Law and a Chicago Fashion Foundation Board Member, will serve as the moderator and discussion leader for a number of key subjects, answering questions about: business incorporation, the hiring of Continue Reading

Saper Law Attorneys Discuss Fashion Law at Chicago-Kent

Chicago-Kent College of Law's Intellectual Property Law Society hosted Saper Law attorneys Shyla Jones and Aaron Midler for a discussion on Fashion and Law.  Shyla and Aaron shared with Kent students the basics of protecting fashion with intellectual property law. Aaron began the presentation with an overview of the classic trademark case Qualitex Co. v. Jacobson Products Co.,where the Supreme Court of the United States determined that color per se is eligible for trademark protection if it is non-functional and serves as a source identifier.  Shyla continued the discussion with a review and analysis of both the District Court and 2nd Circuit's competing interpretations of Qualitex and each Continue Reading

Saper Law Panel Recap: “Print Design & Fabric Sourcing for your Apparel Business”

Saper Law hosted a panel of fashion industry experts to discuss various issues affecting the apparel entrepreneur in sourcing fabric and trim. Topics included best practices when sourcing, as well as copyrights, trademarks, and other legalities that arise when conducting business in the apparel industry. The event began with a discussion led by Xochil Scheer, of the Apparel Agency, about the differences between importing materials and sourcing domestically. The Apparel Agency provides both niche fashion startups and large corporations with preparation, management, and support throughout the development process.  Xochil discussed some of the complications that may arise when working with Continue Reading

“When Fashion Meets Tech” Panel at Chicago Fashion Week

The Chicago Fashion Foundation will host a free panel at 1:00 p.m. on October 19, 2013 at Fashion Focus -- also know as Chicago Fashion Week -- discussing technology's impact on the fashion industry. Join Daliah at the Chicago Cultural Center as she moderates the panel featuring local Chicago fashion innovators. These industry experts will explain how the fashion industry is taking advantage of available technology and how tech is helping them reach new markets, increase sales and create new business models. Whether it be the development of an app, website or hardware, technology is impacting the fashion industry like never before. Continue Reading

Saper Law at Fashion Business Workshop

Our very own Shyla Jones spoke at a recent event as a guest lecturer. The Fashion Business Workshop, hosted by Columbia College Chicago on September 21st, focused on the challenges and opportunities associated with starting, owning, and operating a fashion boutique. In her seminar, Fashion Intellectual Property Law and eCommerce Considerations for Online Boutiques, Shyla spent much time discussing trademark, copyright, and general intellectual property concerns. Keep and eye on the Events page for more great Saper Law happenings.

Daliah Saper mentors Artists at Chicago Artist Coalition Legal Workshop

This Saturday, Daliah Saper will be volunteering her time as a mentor for the Chicago Artists Coalition’s 20/20 Legal Workshop. Details below: 20/20 Legal An A.B.C. Workshop on Art Business and Legal Guidance SATURDAY, APRIL 13 | 11AM – 3PM Chicago Artists Coalition | 217 N. Carpenter St., Chicago, IL 60607 Continue Reading

RSVP for the Fifth Annual Designer Roundtable at Saper Law

The Fifth Annual Designer Roundtable at Saper Law will be held on December 18, 2012. Details below: By popular demand, Saper Law is once again hosting a Designer Roundtable event. Attendees are invited to bring their unique pieces, their pocketbooks, or just themselves, to “shop, sell, and share.” Continuing its tradition of supporting designers and entrepreneurs, Saper Law Offices will hold its Fifth Annual Designer Roundtable event on Tuesday, December 18th. Read more about the first Designer Roundtable event here. The roundtable discussion format focuses on a variety of business issues, both legal and operational. Daliah Saper, Principal Attorney at Saper Law and Continue Reading

REGISTER now for Saper Law’s Designer Roundtable: Shop, Sell, and Share

Designer Roundtable: SHOP, SELL, SHARE By popular demand, Saper Law is once again hosting a Designer Roundtable event. Attendees are invited to bring their unique pieces, or their pocketbook, to “shop, sell, and share.” Continuing its tradition of supporting designers and entrepreneurs, Saper Law Offices will hold its third annual Designer Roundtable event on Monday, December 13th. Read more about the first Designer Roundtable event here. The roundtable discussion format focuses on a variety of business issues, both legal and operational. Daliah Saper will serve as the moderator and discussion leader for a number of key subjects, answering questions about business incorporation, Continue Reading

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