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Eight Harrang Long Gary Rudnick Attorneys Named to 2015 Best Lawyers® in America List

Harrang Long Gary Rudnick P.C. is pleased to announce that eight lawyers have been named to the 2015 Edition of Best Lawyers. Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media,...

Eugene Follows Portland’s Lead: Employers Required to Provide Paid Sick Leave

by Kate Grado The Eugene City Council passed a sick leave ordinance this week that affects most employers engaged in business in the City of Eugene. The Eugene ordinance, which is scheduled to take effect July 1, 2015, requires that employers...

When Stranahan Doesn’t Get You Where You Need to Go – Advocating for New Approaches to Interpreting the Oregon Constitution

by Bob Steringer and Brett Applegate HLGR attorneys, Bob Steringer and Brett Applegate, recently published an article in the Summer 2014 issue of the Oregon State Bar’s Oregon Constitutional Law Newsletter. The article, “When Stranahan Doesn’t Get You Where You Need to Go –...

2014 Super Lawyers Honors Eight Harrang Long Gary Rudnick Attorneys

Eight Harrang Long Gary Rudnick P.C. (HLGR) attorneys have been named to the 2014 Super Lawyers or Rising Stars lists. Super Lawyers are selected through a process that identifies outstanding lawyers in dozens of practice areas. Factors considered in the nomination and peer...

Oregon State Bar Intellectual Property Section Brown Bag CLE

John Rake presented on “Big Data and the Law” at the Oregon State Bar Intellectual Property Section’s Brown Bag CLE, from noon to 1 p.m. on July 9, 2014. This program was held at The Cleaners @ The Ace Hotel...

RAIN Celebrates its Official Launch

The Regional Accelerator and Innovation Network (RAIN) celebrated its official launch and the opening of their new Eugene home at the Eugene Chamber of Commerce building with a ceremonial signing of the Declaration of Cooperation by its partners. On May 28, 2014, Governor John Kitzhaber...

Bob Steringer Elected to the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation

Harrang Long Gary Rudnick P.C. (HLGR) is pleased to announce that Bob Steringer, a firm shareholder and Vice-President based in the Portland office, was recently elected to The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation. The American Bar Foundation is dedicated...

Labels Can Be Misleading: General Partnership Interests As Securities

by Lee Lashway In a previous article titled “Are Membership Interests in LLCs Securities Under Oregon Law?”, we considered the application of investment contract theory to determine whether interests in member-managed limited liability companies (“LLCs”) could be considered securities and...

Documents to Protect and Capitalize on Intellectual Property

by John Rake All companies need to take steps to document their rights in and the value of their intellectual property. When your core business is based on key intellectual property, be it a distinctive brand (trademark), innovative invention (patent),...

Executing Enforceable and Practical Non-Compete Agreements

by Jason Yarashes Savvy business owners realize the value of key employees. The savviest business owners consider the execution of a strong non-compete agreement with key employees to avoid costly fallout when key employees leave the business. The loss of...

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