of the Oregon State Bar

Demystifying Blockchain and Smart Contracts

Kell's Irish Restaurant and Pub 112 SW 2nd Ave., Portland, OR 97204, Portland, OR, United States

Presentation Summary: Blockchain technologies and related applications, including smart contracts, are increasingly being viewed as a way for a wide variety of industries to enhance operational efficiencies and cut costs. However, smart contract applications are still in their relatively early stages of development, resulting in a significant amount of confusion regarding what smart contracts actually […]


2018 Annual Meeting and Dinner

Le Chon's 113 SW Naito Parkway, Portland, OR, United States

2018 Annual Meeting and Dinner.   The Section will hold its 2018 annual meeting and dinner on October 11, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. at Le Chon’s private dining room, located at 113 SW Naito Pkwy, Portland, OR 97204.  Hors d'oeuvres will be served starting at 5:30 p.m. The annual meeting will be held promptly at […]


Technology Law Section Virtual Lunch and Learn

Zoom Meeting , United States

A Look Ahead: 2023 U.S. Privacy Laws The presenters will review laws coming into force in 2023 including the use of artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML) in the employment context in New York and Illinois; updates to California’s privacy law; and the privacy laws in Virginia and Colorado. Amanda Gratchner is Corporate Counsel Sr. – Privacy, […]

Technology Law Section Virtual Lunch and Learn

Zoom Meeting , United States

Planning for Betrayal . . . Protecting IP From Departing Employees In the current environment of the Great Resignation and hiring talent wars, there is a key battle that must be won: protecting your intellectual property.  If employees are walking out the door, have you taken the right steps to ensure that your trade secrets […]

Technology Law Section Virtual Lunch and Learn

Zoom Meeting , United States

Looking through the Privacy Crystal Ball: A Retrospective and Predictions from the Oregon Department of Justice With five new comprehensive state privacy laws going into effect in 2023, what does this mean for Oregon practitioners and businesses? Kristen Hilton will provide an update on the Oregon Attorney General’s recent enforcement actions in the privacy and […]

Cracks in the Foundation: Problems with Internet and Tech Companies – Live Webcast

Live Webcast

Review the latest technology law concerns essential for your practice. Delve into case studies in online predation of kids and what’s next regarding regulation of technology companies. Learn about the challenges to building trust in artificial intelligence. Explore data bias, model bias, and explainability in machine learning and the evolving US/EU regulation for accountability, governance, […]

Technology Law Section Virtual Lunch and Learn

Zoom Meeting , United States

Building a Trade Compliance Program: Companies are increasingly facing compliance risks arising from cross-border transactions, including provision of SaaS to non-U.S. customers, sales of software licenses, use of foreign resellers, and reliance on offshore developers. These risks can arise in non-obvious and even counter-intuitive ways, and the financial and other costs of enforcement actions and […]

Do Lawyers Dream of Electric Sheep: A Legal Perspective on Understanding and Working with Generative AI—OSB CLE In-Person Event

Oregon Bar Center 16037 SW Upper Boones Ferry Rd, Tigard, OR, United States

The recent advances in generative AI are already having significant impacts on many areas of the law and the very practice of law. This seminar will help parse reality from hype, explore our professional obligations, and better understand how these tools work. This seminar is designed for both the technically advanced and adverse. Register HERE. […]

Virtual Lunch and Learn: AI Governance and Risk Management in Business Operations

Zoom Meeting , United States

Click here to register. AI Governance and Risk Management in Business Operations Join the Technology Law Section for a broad discussion of AI in business operations. Dylan Whitelock-Wolff will present commonly used terminology in the AI space, give an overview of how AI technology works, and examine the importance of understanding your organization/client's use cases […]

Mitigating Economic Cyber Risk: Essentials of Insurance Coverage

Microsoft Teams

Click here to register. Cyber risk management has become a critical necessity for every business. It involves identifying, analyzing and addressing current cybersecurity threats.  It is especially important for businesses, like law firms, who have multiple sources of liability due to the services they provide, the data they transmit and store, and the regulatory frameworks […]

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