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March 2nd, 2016

  • Image preview 4:15pm - 5:15pm: USPTO Representative Meeting With Students
    James Silberman of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Office of Enrollment and Discipline, will be at the law school on March 2, 2014. He is coming to the law school as part of the SBLC’s participation in the USPTO Law School Student Clinic Certification Program. Please join him to learn about positions with the USPTO and to ask questions about practicing patent and trademark law. Please meet in the Upper Student Lounge.

April 3rd, 2015

  • 4:00pm - 6:00pm: Legal Stumbling Blocks for Small Businesses
    Small business owners are invited to learn about entity selection, copyright and trademark issues, tax concerns and other legal challenges facing small business owners.

February 4th, 2015

  • 5:00pm - 7:00pm: SBLC’s Annual Open House
    Please join us Wednesday, February 4th from 5pm to 7pm for our Annual Open House. We will be honoring our sponsors, pro bono attorneys, and clients.

    Where: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt
    1211 SW 5th Avenue, Suite 1900
    Portland, Oregon 97204

    RSVP: By January 28th or 503.768.6940

October 29th, 2014

  • Image preview 6:00pm - 8:00pm: Legal Stumbling Blocks for Small Businesses

    Small business owners are invited to learn about entity selection, intellectual property, contracts and other legal issues facing small business owners from interns with the Small Business Legal clinic.


    October 29, 2014  6:00pm-8:00pm

    310 SW 4th Ave, Room 433

    Portland OR 97204


    RSVP to or 503-768-6940


    Free, but space is limited.

October 27th, 2014

  • 12:10pm - 1:00pm: TAX PANEL
    Please join the New Tax Lawyer Committee of the OSB and Business Law Society for a panel discussion on the practice of tax law. Presenters include Jeremy Babener, Lane Powell PC, Caitlin Wong, Black Helterline LLP, and Matthew Erdman, Legal Aid Services of Oregon. Lunch provided.  Contact with questions. 

October 3rd, 2014

July 9th, 2014

June 24th, 2014

  • 5:00pm - 7:00pm: Small Business Transactional Law Basics

    The Small Business Legal Clinic Presents:

    Small Business Transactional Law Basics


    SBLC Legal Interns will present on the following subjects:


    • Survey of IP principles, copyright, trademark and patent principles.
    • Understanding the B-Corp; is a Benefit Corporation a good option for you?
    • The Advantages of Operating as a Limited Liability Company Taxed as an S-Corporation
    • For Non-Profits!  Understanding fiscal responsibility agreements.

September 24th, 2011

  • All Day: 18th Annual Oregon Small Business Fair
    This is the 18th annual Oregon Small Business Fair, a free event for small-business owners and those thinking about becoming small-business owners to get free counseling on topics critical to them. Information booths will be staffed by agency representatives. Plan on staying the whole day; you may bring your own lunch. The Oregon Small Business Fair does not provide food service. Food will be available for purchase.

March 9th, 2011

  • 4:00pm - 7:00pm: Internet Law for Small Businesses
    Local intellectual property, trade regulation and business attorneys, will lead a presentation and discussion addressing:
    •Key legal pitfalls to operating your business online
    •Regulations, risks, and costs associated with ecommerce, social media, and cloud computing
    •Strategies to avoid litigation if possible, and better manage it when it’s not avoidable

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