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Winners Selected at 10th Annual Bend Venture Conference on October 18

BEND, OR—A sold-out crowd of 425 Bend Venture Conference attendees last Friday heard the pitches of five Launch Stage finalists and six Concept Stage finalists. In addition, they listened to an inspired and insightful “fireside chat” with Steve Blank, a serial entrepreneur and one of the founders of the Lean Startup movement in entrepreneurship.

Button Joins Lane Powell's Litigation Practice Group

Whitney S. Button has joined Lane Powell as an attorney in the Firm’s Litigation Practice Group, where she will focus her practice on commercial litigation.

Mehrbani Elected Chair of the International Trademark Association Subcommittee

Lane Powell Shareholder Parna A. Mehrbani was recently elected Chair of the Trade Names Subcommittee for the International Trademark Association (“INTA”), a not-for-profit membership association dedicated to the support and advancement of trademarks and related intellectual property as elements of fair and effective commerce.

Gov. Kitzhaber Appoints McMonies to Seismic Safety Policy Advisory Committee

Governor John A. Kitzhaber recently appointed Lane Powell Shareholder Walter W. McMonies to serve a four-year term as the Multifamily Stakeholder Member on the Oregon Seismic Safety Policy Advisory Commission (“OSSPAC”), which is dedicated to promoting earthquake awareness and preparedness through education, research and legislation.