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Business Law Fall Forum

Fall Forum Schedule

8:00 am - 8:45 am

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:45 am - 9:00 am

Welcome and Introduction

Henry Drummonds, Professor of Law and Academic Organizer of 2015 Lewis and Clark Business Law Forum, Lewis & Clark Law School

Jennifer Johnson, Dean and Erskine Wood Sr. Professor of Law, Lewis & Clark Law School

9:00 am -10:30 am 

Session 1—Impartial Data On Non-Competition Agreements
  • Evan Starr- Assistant Professor, University of Illinois
  • Norman Bishara- Associate Professor of Business Law and Ethics, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
  • Rachel Arnow-Richman- Professor of Law and Director, Workplace Law Program, University of Denver School of Law

Commentators:

  • The Honorable Thomas A. Balmer- Chief Justice, State of Oregon
  • Richelle Luther- Deputy General Counsel, Columbia Sportswear
  • Robert Gomulkiewicz - UW Law Foundation Professor of Law & Faculty Director of the Law, Technology & Arts Group, University of Washington School of Law

10:30 am – 10:45 am

Morning Break

10:45 am – 12:30 pm 

Session 2—Effects and Approaches to Regulation Of Non-Competition Agreements
  • Rochelle Dreyfuss- Pauline Newman Professor of Law, Co-Director, Engelberg Center on Innovation Law & Policy, New York University School of Law
  • Orly Lobel- Don Weckstein Professor of Labor and Employment Law, University of San Diego School of Law, University of San Diego School of Law
  • Rachel Arnow-Richman- Professor of Law and Director, Workplace Law Program, University of Denver School of Law

Commentators:

  • The Honorable Jack L. Landau- Justice, Oregon Supreme Court
  • Keith Cunningham-Parmeter- Professor of Law, Willamette University
  • Governor Theodore Kulongoski- State of Oregon (2003-2011)
  • Holly Hearn, Global Employment Counsel, Nike, Inc.

12:30 pm - 1:45pm

Lunch

1:45 pm – 2:45 pm 

Session 3—Protecting Trade Secrets and Innovation
  • Robert Gomulkiewicz - UW Law Foundation Professor of Law & Faculty Director of the Law, Technology & Arts Group, University of Washington School of Law

Commentators:

  • The Honorable Susan P. Graber- United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • Laura Solerno Owens- Lawyer, Markowitz Herbold PC
  • Elizabeth Tippett - Assistant Professor, University of Oregon School of Law

2:45 pm - 3:00 pm

Afternoon Break

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm 

Session 4—New Practices, New Problems
  • Elizabeth Tippett - Assistant Professor, University of Oregon School of Law

Commentators:

  • The Honorable Robert D. Durham- Ret. Justice, Oregon Supreme Court
  • Norman Bishara- Associate Professor of Business Law and Ethics, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
  • Kurt Nath Tandan, Associate General Counsel, Adidas North America, Inc.

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Q&A and Forum Wrap Up

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm 

Wine and Cheese Reception

 

Please email questions to  Kari Baxter or Henry Drummonds, or call the Business Law Department at 503-768-6639.