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Offers of Judgment in Oregon State Court
In his article for the Winter 2010 issue of the Oregon State Bar's Litigation Journal, Steven Wilker discusses the use and effectiveness of Offers of Judgment in Oregon, in ligth of several siginificant rulings made by the Oregon Supreme Court.
Oregon Legislature Hears Proposals To Modify The Business Energy Tax Credit
The 2010 special session of the Oregon Legislature began this week, and the House Revenue Committee wasted no time in holding a hearing on proposed revisions to the Business Energy Tax Credit (BETC) that is available to projects in the conservation…
Arbitration and Federalism - Conflicts in Federal and State Substantive and Procedural Law
Caroline Harris Crowne discusses "Arbitration and Federalism: Conflicts in Federal and State Substantive and Procedural Law" for her contribution to the Oregon State Bar book, Arbitration and Mediation.
Federal Arbitration Act Preempts Oregon Legislature's 2007 Amendment to Oregon Arbitration Act
Caroline Harris Crowne co-authored an article on the Federal Arbitration Act for the Summer 2008 issue of the Oregon State Bar's Litigation Journal.
Second Oregon Home Achieves Platinum LEED Certification
Our client, Teeny Development, LLC, has achieved Platinum LEED certification on its first of 18 townhomes under construction in Lincoln City.
Key Word Advertising Using Trademarked Terms - Fair or Foul?
Steven Wilker discusses the use of trademarked terms as key word triggers in internet advertising for the Spring 2008 edition of the Oregon Intellectual Property Newsletter.
Risks From Global Warming -- Should Investors Know?
Partner Jeffrey Cronn is interviewed by the Portland Business Journal.
Electronic Devices Strain Firms' Security Measures
Intellectual Property Group Chair Paula Holm Jensen is quoted in an article that appeared in the Portland Business Journal Friday, October 26, 2007.
Tonkon Torp Hosts Meet and Greets With Political Leaders
On October 8, 2007, the firm's Government Relations and Public Policy Group hosted the fourth event in its series of Meet and Greets with Oregon political leaders. Congresswoman Darlene Hooley and Clackamas County Chair Martha Schrader joined 30…
Think Twice Before Accepting an Assignment of Insurance Rights - Anti-Assignment Provisions may be Enforced in Oregon
The Oregon Supreme Court recently found in Holloway v. Republic Indemnity Company of America that a standard anti-assignment provision in a liability insurance policy barred an insured from assigning policy rights after a loss. This decision is a…
NIKE, Inc. Selects Tonkon Torp as a Go-To Law Firm
NIKE, Inc. has chosen Tonkon Torp as one of their top law firms in the recent ALM Directory of Go-To Law Firms.
U.S. Supreme Court Broadens Employer Liability for Retaliation
The Supreme Court has now spoken on what kind of conduct an employer must engage in and how harmful that conduct must be for the employer to be liable for retaliation under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.