On February 14, 2022, Daliah Saper and Brandon Campillo will be co-presenting at the Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section's annual intellectual property seminar. Their presentation is entitled Can CBD products be Trademarked? Everything you need to know about successfully registering your CBD product. In their presentation, Daliah and Brandon will discuss the trademark registration process for companies that offer marijuana related products and services, office actions that can be expected, tips on how to overcome them, and the legal status of CBD. Registration information for this event is available through the Chicago Bar Association.
This is the first in our 3-article series on restrictive covenants. Read our second article on Non-Solicits here, and read our third article on Non-Disclosures here. If you are an employer, you have probably asked your employees to sign an agreement containing a non-compete clause. If you are an employee, you have likely signed an agreement containing a non-compete clause. However, just because someone signed a Non-Competition clause doesn’t mean the non-compete provision is enforceable. Non-Compete agreements must meet certain legal requirements to be binding. Is My Non-Compete Provision Enforceable? The law generally disfavors restrictions on commerce. Covenants not to Continue Reading
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
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 Saper was once again invited to join a diverse panel of attorneys at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law's Arts & Entertainment and Intellectual Property Symposium. The symposium, co-hosted by Northwestern Law’s Arts & Entertainment Law Society and the Intellectual Property Law Society, brought together leading media and entertainment innovators for different events throughout the week to discuss different industries and practices that intersect with intellectual property. On their panel, Daliah and the other panelists highlighted their unique experiences as entertainment lawyers, offered career advice, and discussed interesting entertainment, trademark, and copyright cases. Click here to learn more about Daliah and the other event Continue Reading
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
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 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.
Chicago Code Camp is an annual day-long conference where IT industry professionals, including software developers and website designers, are able to learn about advancements in the field, share their experiences, and speak with peers in the industry. Daliah Saper served as the Keynote Presenter at this year's Chicago Code Camp. In her presentation, titled, Protect your Code, Key Legal Considerations for the Software Developer, Daliah discussed a slew of legal issues facing software developers including: -Key provisions in a software licensing agreement -The different protections afforded software developers by trademark and copyright law - Open source licensing benefits and Continue Reading