OEN PubTalk: Ask the Attorney


Online registration is now closed for tonight’s PubTalk. We will take walk-ins at the door.


An hour of time with an experienced attorney can sometimes run $500+. At OEN’s March PubTalk, you’ll hear a great panel of attorneys representing IP and Startups, Corporate and Employment issues. Ask those questions you have been dying to ask an attorney!

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03/13/2019 05:15 PM
03/13/2019 07:00 PM
OEN PubTalk: Ask the Attorney
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Lucky Lab, 1945 NW Quimby, Portland



The OEN PubTalk™ is our flagship monthly happy hour — a perfect starting point for new community members and a great place for established members to make new connections. As always, the program will be preceded by time for casual networking and will include free appetizers and pizza. Registration begins at 5:15 p.m.

Hashtag: #oenpubtalk

Cost: $15 for OEN members; $25 for non-members. We take walk-ins if space allows, but prices will be $20 for OEN members and $30 for non-members at the door.
*Sorry, no refunds.* 

Not yet an OEN member? Join today and you can get a free pass to our April PubTalk!



Michael Phillips

Attorney, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Michael helps clients succeed and achieve their business and personal goals and dreams. He invests the time and energy to understand their businesses and objectives, and he works with them to find a path forward. In doing so, Michael aims to be a value-add to their business rather than a cost-center. As outside counsel to public and private companies and startups, he works with clients to fashion a strategy that allows the client to succeed with all attendant risks understood.




Mary Hull

Partner, Stoel Rives

Mary Hull is a partner in Stoel Rives’ Corporate practice group and is Chair of the firm’s Technology Ventures Group. She has a general corporate and securities law practice with an emphasis on the representation of emerging-growth companies. Mary regularly advises start-up and early-stage companies on general corporate governance matters and equity compensation issues, and she has extensive experience in representing these clients in venture capital and angel financings. Mary has broad experience representing public and private companies in mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, debt financing transactions and executive compensation matters.

Blerina Kotori

Partner, Tonkon Torp

Blerina Kotori’s practice focuses on labor and employment law. She advises and represents employers in various matters, including discrimination, retaliation, FMLA/OFLA and other leave laws, wage and hour, sexual harassment, non-competition, disability, and employment benefits. Blerina further specializes in data privacy and security, and assists companies with dealing with data security breaches. Blerina’s practice includes litigation with emphasis on non-competition disputes, trade secrets, fiduciary duties of employees, and business torts involving employers. Blerina is a frequent speaker on labor and employment issues, including HIPAA and employment benefits, dealing with mental disorders in the workplace, social media in employment settings, as well as on privacy and electronic discovery issues.

Julie Reed

Partner, Miller Nash Graham & Dunn

With more than 25 years of intellectual property experience, Julie brings a wealth of experience to her clients. Her practice areas include wireless networking, digital imaging, printing technologies and systems, optical systems, curable materials, Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS), semiconductor processing including thin film processes, digital circuits, processor design, and memory technologies. Whether she’s working with an established leader in development of new technologies or small to mid-sized companies in green technologies, Julie has participated in the growth of technologies from their formative stages to market acceptance. She helps develop strategic plans that tightly couple patent acquisition and licensing with business strategies.



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March 13, 2019 5:15 PM
March 13, 2019 7:00 PM
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Lucky Lab
1945 NW Quimby
Julie Brown
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