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.
On November 2, 2021, FOX 32 interviewed Daliah Saper about the reasons Facebook is eliminating its facial recognition software. The combination of the company's changes and their heightened scrutiny has led Facebook to alter their technology when the issues outweigh the benefits. Daliah also covered the privacy concerns about the facial recognition software as it relates to the recent, class-action lawsuit in Illinois. To watch the full interview, click HERE. If you have a question about your right to privacy, or are seeking to bring or defend a claim about privacy violations, book a consultation here: https://saperlaw.com/make-an-appointment/.
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 was recently recognized by the Tech Times as one of the top 5 best technology law firms in Chicago, IL. The Tech Times is a comprehensive news source that delivers quality information on the latest tech, science, health, and cultural updates around the world. The article recognizes Saper's commitment to counseling "many creative individuals and innovative business organizations" and further cites her reputation for handling "novel internet, social media, and cyberlaw cases." It describes Daliah Saper's numerous accolades, including her interviews across well-known media publications (Fox News, CNBC, ABC, etc.) and her prominent place amongst Chicago's various media Continue Reading
Daliah Saper has been invited to speak at the Law & Data Science Summit taking place on October 5th at the University of Illinois College of Law. The event is a joint collaboration between the Illinois Program on Law, Behavior, and Social Science, and the Illinois Data Science Initiative (iDSI). This summit examines how data science applies to law, looking at the promise of data science for our increased understanding of legal texts, law, and the important issues with which the law is grappling daily. It also asks how the law applies to data science, examining pervasive issues of privacy, ethics, and ownership. Daliah will speak on the Social Media panel (Session Continue Reading
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
Long time Saper Law client Beyonav LLC – a cutting-edge, Chicago-based navigation technology company- announced its acquisition by Zenuity AB earlier this month. See the full press release here. Saper Law, which has represented Beyonav since it was formed in April 2009, assisted Beyonav in negotiating the sale of its assets to the Swedish-based company. The firm counseled Beyonav throughout the process, advising on the structure of the deal, drafting the appropriate documents, and ensuring that Beyonav’s interests were properly positioned for both now and in the future. As part of the deal, Zenuity acquired rights to the Beyonav name, its proprietary mapping software, Beyomap, and other intellectual property. Jens Continue Reading
Daliah Saper led a morning Learning Lab Session focused on "Negotiations for the Female Tech Entrepreneur" for WiSTEM program participants on Thursday, June 2nd. WiSTEM @ 1871 Chicago is a cutting-edge, 16-week program, designed to foster opportunities for women in technology and connect program participants to capital, community and technology resources.
Daliah Saper will be serving as a panelist at the Retail Innovation Lounge "Winning (and not so Winning) with Social Media" discussion on March 13th at 1 p.m. alongside Joe Scartz, Managing Director, Digital Commerce & Integration and Emily Shannon, Digital Director, Mall of America. If you can't make it to SxSW but would like to see what is happening at Retail Innovation Lounge, check out the live stream, courtesy of Stre.am. This is Daliah's 5th year in a row traveling to Austin’s marquee South by Southwest (SxSW) conference to speak on key legal issues, meet with clients, network with Continue Reading
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.