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Tonkon Torp Purchases 2013 Membership with Friends of Tryon Creek
Tonkon Torp purchased a 2013 business membership with the Friends of Tryon Creek (FOTC). The membership was initiated by Max Miller and the Environmental & Natural Resources Practice Group,
IP Attorneys Discuss How to Protect Copyrighted Material
Tonkon Torp intellectual property attorneys Vicki Ballou, Eric Beach and David Weiler are presenting a seminar to content creators regarding the ownership, use and licensing of copyrighted material.
Kristin Bremer Moore and Andrea Schmidt Receive Pro Bono Award
The Coalition of Community Health Clinics has acknowledged the pro bono work of Kristin Bremer Moore and Andrea Schmidt. At its February board meeting, the organization presented “Safety Net Champion” Awards to both lawyers.
Neuman Discusses Oregon’s New Integrated Water Rights Strategy
Tonkon Torp’s Janet Neuman, recognized as one of the Pacific Northwest’s foremost water policy experts, will speak at the February 14 meeting of the Cascade chapter of the Northwest Environmental Business Council (NEBC).
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Jewish Business Network's Day of Hope
Tonkon Torp was a "gold" sponsor at the February 10 "Day of Hope" event held by the Jewish Business Network. David Forman and Kurt Ruttum attended the annual fundraising event.
Protecting Your Company's Competitive Advantage Through Employment Agreements
In a "General Counsel" article for the February issue of the Portland Human Resource Management Association's News and Views, Bob Carey advises Oregon employers on how to prevent employees from competing against the company or otherwise disrupting…
Creps Updates Small Business Employers on Compliance Issues
Tonkon Torp labor and employment attorney Clay D. Creps is a featured speaker at a February 13 seminar on Small Business Employment Law Issues. Creps will speak about state and federal regulatory compliance thresholds for employers in Oregon and…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Oregon Law Students Public Interest Fund Auction
Tonkon Torp was a "public service" sponsor at the February 8 Oregon Law Students Public Interest Fund (OLSPIF) Auction. The OLSPIF is a non-profit run by and for the students of the University of Oregon School of Law.
Tax Credit May Give Wind Energy a Gust
In his January 28 article for the Daily Journal of Commerce, Max Miller discusses the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 and the new language it incorporates concerning wind energy tax credits. The new language change provides a longer period of…
Tonkon Torp Purchases 2013 Membership with the Portland Art Museum
Tonkon Torp purchased a 2013 business membership with the Portland Art Museum. The membership comes with four reusable passes to the museum, available for use by Tonkon staff and attorneys.
Tonkon Torp Supports Small Business Legal Clinic Dinner
Mike Morgan, Drew Hagedorn, and Peter Mohr attended the January 29 Small Business Legal Clinic fundraiser dinner hosted by Oregon State Senator Betsy Johnson.
Bob Carey Presents Class on "Employment Law Basics" at Lewis & Clark Law School
On January 26, 2013, Bob Carey presented a class on "Employment Law Basics" to students enrolled in the Entrepreneurship Seminar at Lewis & Clark Law School.
Intellectual Property Practice Group Hosts First in Series of Breakfast Briefings
On January 17, Tonkon Torp's Intellectual Property practice group held the first in a series of four breakfast briefings. This first briefing covered the topic of "Idea Protection."
Tax Attorney Griffith Briefs CPAs on Oregon Tax Law Developments
Tonkon Torp tax and estate planning attorney Gwendolyn Griffith was a guest speaker at the January 7 Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants State & Local Tax Conference. She presented information on recent Oregon Tax Court cases and other tax…
Protecting the Crown Jewels of the Business
In his January 8 "Risky Business" article for the Daily Journal of Commerce, David Aman advises businesses on how best to protect access to customer lists, product details, and other proprietary data when an employee leaves. Ultimately, the best way…
Creative Deal Structure Brings Solar to Tigard's Rolling Hills Community Church
In a recent news article for Solar Oregon, David Petersen outlines the deal structure that allowed Tigard's Rolling Hills Community Church to install a solar energy system on its rooftop. In collaboration with Lake Oswego's NW Photon Energy, the…
Butter Creek Development Still in Litigation
In her December 19 "Plugged In" article for the Daily Journal of Commerce, Jeanne Chamberlain details the continuing legal saga of Ralls Corp.'s Butter Creek wind farm development in Morrow County, Oregon. As David Petersen discussed in a previous…
Chris Erickson Joins Oregon Sports Authority Board
Tonkon Torp attorney, Chris Erickson, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Oregon Sports Authority.