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
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
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.
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
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
Saper Law clients Kevin Pang and Mark Helenowski are at South by Southwest this weekend in Austin, Texas, for the world premiere of their feature-length documentary, “For Grace.” The film, which was accepted into the 2015 South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival, is the culmination of more than three years of filming, editing, and producing by Pang and Helenowski. The documentary follows renowned chef Curtis Duffy and tracks the creation of Duffy’s restaurant, Grace, from concrete box to its opening night. This is the first feature-length film for both Pang and Helenowski. Pang, a staff writer for the Chicago Tribune, Continue Reading
Saper Law client Erik Crary recently screened his newly- released film, Uncle John, at Landmark Century theater on July 24th. Uncle John is an intimately told story that revolves around the struggle to keep a mysterious disappearance unsolved. Watch the full trailer here.
On September 18, 2013 Saper Law Offices hosted an expert panel about the Business of Filmmaking, co-hosted by Johnsonese Brokerage, an insurance company for innovative organizations. Daliah and other stakeholders in the Chicagoland film industry discussed current business issues related to the filmmaking industry. Panelists included: Jim Laubinger, a certified Public Accountant who deals with film accounting and film tax incentives; Mark Krausz, owner of Falcon Paymasters, film payroll specialists; Larry Daufenbach, owner of Daufenbach Camera providing rental equipment to filmmakers; a Chris Johnson owner of Johnsonese, a company that provides film production insurance and Errors & Omissions insurance. Saper Law is Continue Reading
Saper Law's entertainment practice regularly counsels clients on matters relating to television contracts, talent agreements, production contracts, rights of publicity, and intellectual property licensing. One such client will be featured in a new TLC show called "Pawn Queens." The show features a suburban Chicago pawn shop run by two women. It's first episode airs Thursday November 18. Read the press release below for more information and be sure to tune in! TLC Cashes in With "Pawn Queens" Released by TLC[NOTE: The following article is a press release issued by the aforementioned network and/or company. Any errors, typos, etc. are attributed Continue Reading
Cinefile.com, a website devoted to all things new media and independent film, interviews Daliah Saper about the main legal issues facing film makers. Cinefile's mission: "We exist to support and to help grow an emerging New-Media Movie Industry by connecting it to a passionate, world-wide movie audience and at the same time, provide a powerful network through which Industry Professionals can network and interact."