American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. v. Aereo, Inc. Aereo is a streaming video service that allows subscribers to watch and record shows transmitted from local television stations for just $8 a month. In April, the United States Supreme Court heard arguments regarding the legality of Aereo’s streaming service. The Court had to determine whether Aereo is a legal service for customers that gives more control over how users watch television or a barefaced violation of copyright law. In late June, the Supreme Court ruled that Aereo violated copyright laws by retransmitting broadcast signals without paying the requisite licensing fees. Aereo’s service uses Continue Reading
On April 22, Vlad Moldavskiy of MeetAdvisors.com interviewed Daliah Saper about her firm, her practice area, and various internet-related intellectual property issues. To see the entire interview, click the link below: https://www.meetadvisors.com/post/meetadvisors-with-daliah-saper-founder-of-saper-law-offices
Daliah is looking forward to speaking at Wilmette Public Library on basic trademark and copyright law. The workshop will take place in the Auditorium, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., and will cover the general requirements, protections, and issues pertaining to trademark and copyright law. For more information about the event, please click on the link below:
On Friday, March 14, Daliah Saper and Shyla Jones presented "Law 101 for the New Business Owner" at the Chicago Creative Expo hosted by the Chicago Cultural Center. The presentation covered a host of startup and business-related topics, including business entity formation, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, contracts, licensing, and other intellectual property issues. Daliah and Shyla also fielded a number of questions from the entrepreneurial audience. It was a great discussion and a fantastic event.
Songsalive!, the largest international non-profit organization supporting, promoting and educating songwriters and composers worldwide since 1997 brings you another songwriting critique workshop at the Beat Kitchen with guest speaker, entertainment lawyer Aaron Midler, discussing "Copyrights, Contracts and Music Licensing"! Aaron will discuss a variety of legal issues related to the music industry and provide support for the songwriting community in Chicago. For more information check-out Songsalive! information on this event and contact Saper Law for assistance on your music law questions and concerns.