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Ryan Smith
Attorney / Founder

National Headquarters:
Portland, Oregon

Franchise Attorney
Business Attorney
Trademark Attorney

Peak Law Group - Business Lawyer Serving Portland OR

Ryan Smith is a business lawyer serving the Portland area.  Peak Law Group can consult with you regarding all areas of business law including:

Commercial Real Estate Law

It is important for you to involve a qualified real estate lawyer if you are renting out commercial real estate as a landlord, leasing commercial property as a tenant, or if you are a landlord or tenant experiencing friction with the other party.

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Business Entity Formation

Most or all businesses should be operated through a business entity, such as a corporation (C-Corp or S-Corp) or a limited liability company (LLC). By properly operating your business through a corporation or limited liability company, you help limit the possibility of being personally liable for business debts and obligations.

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Acquisition and Sale of Businesses

The purchase or sale of a business is an important milestone. For the seller, the sale of the business often comes after years of blood, sweat and tears building a successful business. For the buyer, the purchase of a business often comes after much diligent research into available business opportunities, due diligence related to the business to be purchased, and significant financial commitment and sacrifice.

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Franchise Law

Start a Franchise.  Franchising is widely popular in most business industries. Franchising gives the franchisor the opportunity to expand with less capital expenditure than some other methods of expansion. This is so because franchisees invest the capital needed to open their franchises.

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Trademarks and service marks are business names, product names, logos or slogans that identify the source of goods or services. Trademarks designate the source of products and service marks relate to services. (Since the laws applicable to trademarks and service marks are essentially the same, this site refers to both as "trademarks").

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Intellectual Property and Licensing

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Contract Review and Preparation

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Corporate Governance

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