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Lane Powell Defeats 'Boston' Band Founder Tom Scholz's Motion to Enjoin Former Boston Member's Use of the Boston Trademark

Lane Powell scored a significant victory for “Boston” former lead singer Fran Cosmo and his guitarist son Anthony, over claims of alleged trademark infringement. On Tuesday, August 20, a federal judge in Seattle rejected Boston founder Tom Scholz’s efforts to block former band members Fran and Anthony Cosmo from referring to themselves as “former members” of Boston.

Solar Now! University travels to Coos Bay to grow clean energy programs

The fourth annual Solar Now! University is scheduled for September 26-28 in Coos Bay, Ore. Geared toward helping Oregon communities plan, create and manage their own solar programs, this year’s conference is led by Solar Oregon in collaboration with Energy Trust of Oregon, Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability and Oregon Department of Energy.

Fifty-Six Lane Powell Attorneys - Including 29 Portland Attorneys - Named Best Lawyers in America 2014

Fifty-six Lane Powell lawyers were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014, of those selected, twenty-nine lawyers are from the Firm's office in Portland, Ore.

Pinkstaff Elected as Board President of Court Appointed Special Advocates of Clackamas County

Lane Powell Counsel to the Firm John C. Pinkstaff was recently elected to serve as president of the board of directors for Child Advocates, Inc., Court Appointed Special Advocates (“CASA”) for Clackamas County.  Pinkstaff has been actively involved with CASA, serving on the board of directors for the past five years.

Lane Powell and Attorneys Bodine, Minsk and Legaard Named as 'Top' in the 2013 IAM Patent 1000

The 2013 IAM Patent 1000 recently recognized Lane Powell as one of the top patent law firms in Oregon and Washington, as well as naming Lane Powell Shareholders Brian G. Bodine (for Patent Litigation) and Alan D. Minsk (for Patent Prosecution) as top individuals in the practice in Washington, and Shareholder Brenna K. Legaard as a top individual in the practice in Oregon.