Saper Law Secures Trademark Temporary Restraining Order for Client Del Rey Mole
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
Daliah Saper to Present at Northwestern Intellectual Property Law Society Symposium
Daliah Saper has been invited to join a diverse panel of attorneys at Northwestern Law's Intellectual Property Law Symposium. The symposium, co-hosted by Northwestern Law's Arts & Entertainment Law Society and the Intellectual Property Law Society, will host different events throughout the week to discuss different industries and practices that intersect with intellectual property. At Thursday's event, Daliah and the other panelists will highlight their unique experiences, offer career advice, and discuss interesting controversies affecting the intellectual property community. The lunchtime panel will take place at 12pm on April 12 at Northwestern's downtown campus. To learn more about Daliah and Continue Reading
Saper Law Welcomes Kendall College Students
This week, Saper Law welcomed Kendall College students enrolled in an entrepreneurship course. Daliah presented on key legal issues affecting start-ups, especially new businesses in the food, beverage, and hospitality industries. The lecture included a discussion of key business contracts, trade secret protection, trademarks, copyrights and FTC rules governing social media promotions.
Saper Law Represents Defendants in Bodyguard Productions Copyright Infringement Lawsuits
Bodyguard Productions, Inc. is filing several federal lawsuits against Illinois, New York, Washington, Colorado, Hawaii, Utah, and Virginia residents for copyright infringement. The production company alleges defendants have illegally downloaded or otherwise acquired digital copies of their 2017 film Hitman’s Bodyguard using file-sharing software, such as BitTorrent. The Steps That Lead to Your Subpoena Bodyguard Productions, Inc. likely uses BitTorrent to identify the IP addresses associated with the unlawful copying or downloading of their copyrighted work. After the IP addresses are located, Bodyguard Productions, Inc. files a copyright infringement lawsuit in federal court. Then, the company will subpoena the defendant’s Continue Reading
Saper Law and Revision Legal Secure Trademark Temporary Restraining Order on Behalf of Client Strom Holdings
Strom Holdings, LLC manufactures and sells adult diapers in countries throughout the world. Strom's Space® branded diapers are especially popular among Adult Baby Diaper Lovers or "ABDL" enthusiasts. Tykables, a direct competitor, recently announced the launch of its own diaper brand called Space Cadet. Space Cadet is confusingly similar to Strom’s trademark. To prevent market place confusion among consumers, and to protect its Space® brand, Strom filed a lawsuit for federal trademark infringement, and related claims, in the Northern District of Illinois. Strom also filed a motion for a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) seeking a ruling that would immediately stop Tykables from promoting or selling Space Cadet diapers. On Thursday February 15, Continue Reading
DNA Info Interviews Daliah Saper About Fake Facebook Event Pages
Fake ad featured in DNA Info article re: fake Morrissey event Daliah Saper was quoted in DNA Info's article, Morrissey Is NOT Playing At Vienna Beef (And Other Fake Facebook Events). The May 13, 2016 article addressed the latest social media fad-- fake events on Facebook-- and two Chicago institutions who recently fell victim to fake listings. Specifically, Daliah advises people to be wary of creating fake Facebook events due to the legal issues that may arise in the context of "fake ads" and "fake events." Some of these issues include copyright infringement, trademark infringement, right of publicity, etc. Click HERE to Continue Reading
Daliah Saper to Speak at the 2nd Annual Lake FX Summit + Expo, May 13-15, 2016
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 to Present at the 2016 Lake FX Summit + Expo
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.
Saper Law Announces Its New Relationship With IBM Global Entrepreneur
Saper Law is excited to announce its new relationship with IBM Global Entrepreneur! IBM GE partners with organizations that can help IBM GE Members with overall market strategy and day-to-day business needs. Saper Law will offer its intellectual property, entertainment, media and business law services to IBM GE Members.
Saper Law Contributes New Article for Business.com
Daliah Saper, a Market Expert for Business.com, recently contributed a new article discussing what "trade dress" is, the importance of protecting your company's trade dress, and avoiding liability for trade dress infringement. Read “Who, What, "Wear": Breaking Down the Basics of Trade Dress” on Business.com!