The powerful anti-SLAPP motion

A very powerful weapon exists in Oregon law in the form of an anti-SLAPP motion. The anti-SLAPP motion can tilt the tables against the deep pocket company, and can put a quick end to certain frivolous claims. “SLAPP” stands for “strategic lawsuits against public participation.” The statute is designed to provide for easy dismissal of [...]

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The Noncompetition Agreement in Oregon – an Overview

1. Introduction A noncompetition agreement in the employment context is a contract under which the employee agrees not to compete against the employer for a specified period, usually within a specified geographic area. Although a noncompetition agreement can be a separate agreement, non-competition clauses are sometimes part of a broader contract. The use of the [...]