On February 18, 2022, Daliah Saper will be speaking at the GeekBeacon Fest Open Source Conference. Her presentation is entitled Protect Your Code Key: Legal Considerations for Software Developers. In her presentation, Daliah will discuss a slew of legal issues software developers face, including: -Key provisions in a software licensing agreement -The different protections afforded software developers by trademark and copyright law – Open source licensing benefits and pitfalls – Issues related to outsourcing and utilizing 1099 contractors Registration for the event can made through this link.
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 regularly represents mobile app developers and businesses which use web or mobile applications to bring their unique services to market. We are very excited to announce that the mobile application, Vamonde, created by a Saper Law Client, is officially live and available on the App Store. Vamonde (vah-mond), which brings together two French words - Va, meaning “Go” and Monde, meaning “World, ” is "an urban storytelling platform that brings hidden stories to life in the very places where they happened." Think of how many times you've seen a mural under a bridge and wondered the story behind the art. . . Vamonde Continue Reading
Shining a spotlight on non-compete agreements, Amazon is suing former Amazon employee (now Google Employee) Zoltan Szabadi for his alleged violation of his non-compete agreement with Amazon. The lawsuit will be closely followed by the tech industry as Amazon and other large companies seek to ascertain the acceptable scope of limiting their employee's ability to work in the same industry with competing organizations. Mr. Szabadi originally led Amazon's Strategic Alliances Emerging Partners unit. He was responsible for finding partners that market Amazon's cloud and present services for it. Early this May, however, Mr. Szabadi transferred to Google to perform the same Continue Reading
Saper Law is proudly sponsoring Tech Cocktail's Chicago Mixer and Startup Showcase, which will take place tomorrow (May 21st) from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at the River North John Barleycorn. Swing by the Saper Law booth while networking with Chicago's burgeoning startup community! For more information about this event, click on the link below: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tech-cocktails-chicago-mixer-startup-showcase-sponsored-by-cdw-carscom-speaker-series-tickets-9982185987?utm_source=eb_email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=event_reminder&utm_term=eventname&ref=eemaileventremind
Daliah will speak at the WindyCityRails Conference on Thursday, September 4, 2014. The Conference will be held at Venue One, 1044 West Randolph Street, Chicago, Illinois 60607. Daliah will speak from 2:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. on "Key Legal Considerations for the Software Developer." *WindyCityRails is an annual gathering for all who are passionate about Ruby on Rails. Developers, designers, entrepreneurs, and investors all find value in WindyCityRails. For more information about the Conference, please click on the link below:
Daliah will serve as a mentor for a team at Lean Startup Machine Chicago, taking place on June 20-22. Lean Startup Machine is an "intensive three-day workshop which teaches entrepreneurs and innovators how to build disruptive products." Screened participants pitch their ideas, attendees organize into teams, and the teams develops hypothetical problems and solutions for the core business. For more information about the event, please click on the link below:
Daliah Saper will be a key speaker at the May 19th Mobile Monday Chicago Meetup. The event will be held at Loyola University's Water Tower campus from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Mobile Monday is one of Chicago's biggest technology networking organizations. Daliah will talk about the legal issues affecting software developers. For more information about Mobile Monday Chicago and the May event, click on the link below: https://www.meetup.com/momo-chicago/events/169957972/
Saper Law Associate ,Chris McElwain, spoke on a panel last weekend at the 9th Annual Entrepreneurship Law Conference, hosted by Northwestern University School of Law's Entrepreneurship Law Center. The panel, titled "Legal Tips for Starting a Business," discussed some of the most common legal pitfalls new businesses stumble into, from failing to have an agreement in place between the founding partners to neglecting the protection of their intellectual property, and fielded questions from members of Chicago's thriving start-up community on how to make smart legal choices on a budget.
On January 31, 2014 Business Insanity Talk Radio hosted by Barry Moltz interviewed Daliah Saper about social media, intellectual property, and online defamation. Daliah also fielded questions about cyber-squatting, domain names, contracts with website developers, employee social media policies, and key provisions in small business contracts. Listen to the full segment by clicking on the link below. (Daliah's segment begins at 25:25) https://www.blogtalkradio.com/smallbusinessunstuck/2014/01/31/258-anthony-smith-ramya-narayanan-mike-trabold-daliah-saper-jay-shek
Saper Law Immersion Program 2022 will be held August 1-5! This year's program will be held at Saper Law Offices.
Currently in its 9th year, Saper Law Immersion Program
Saper Law Immersion Program 2022will be held August 1-5! This year’s program will be held at Saper Law Offices.
Currently in its 9th year, Saper Law Immersion Program offers high school and college students the opportunity to explore legal career paths in one exciting week. The course takes place at Saper Law Offices and is taught by Daliah Saper and other Saper Law attorneys. For the 2022 program, the curriculum consists of negotiation and writing exercises, field trips, and mock legal proceedings. Since Saper Law practices heavily in the areas of social media and digital technology, a key component of the exercises will involve entertainment, business, and internet-related legal case studies.
Both high school and college students are encouraged to apply via the Saper Immersion website. Applications for the 2021 session are due July 15. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, so students are encouraged to apply early. The deadline for application withdrawal is July 15.
Since 2005, Saper Law has represented a wide variety of clients from around the world. Our attorneys have made headlines for tackling
Since 2005, Saper Law has represented a wide variety of clients from around the world. Our attorneys have made headlines for tackling novel internet and social media cases, and we are consistently ranked as a top law firm for intellectual property, entertainment, new media, and business law. Join us for a toast to celebrate our 17th anniversary! Tuesday evening August 2nd from 5:30pm to 8:30pm at I|O Godfrey Roofscape.
Tickets are $10 and all proceeds will benefit the Highland Park, IL Parade Shooting Victims Fund.
Should You Buy a Bored Ape?
The Rise and Fall of NFTs From a Legal Perspective Since 2020, Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs)
Should You Buy a Bored Ape? The Rise and Fall of NFTs From a Legal Perspective
Since 2020, Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) have increasingly grown in popularity. Individuals, small and big businesses, and celebrities have all jumped on the NFT bandwagon – creating, selling, and investing in NFTs. But what exactly are they and why should you or your business care? What are the legal considerations, benefits, and pitfalls of creating or investing in an NFT? We will be discussing these questions with special guest speaker Phil Gomes.