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August LAUNCH|Talk: All Your Legal Questions Answered

August 8, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Every entrepreneur faces legal questions at some point.
• What company structure is right for my business?
• How do I file for a patent or trademark to protect my brand or invention?
• What do I need to know about the first hiring process?
• How do I handle the legal aspects of investment or debt financing?

Join our expert panel at the Hivve in Grants Pass to find out more about all of these legal topics. Plan to come armed with legal questions of your own!

Panelists include:

Jerry Haynes, Jerry Haynes Law – Southern Oregon’s top IP and trademark attorney, Jerry is the go-to local legal expert for anyone looking for advice on intellectual property law such as trademarks and patents. Previously, Jerry served as Legal Counsel for Consumer Electronics, Optical Products and Corporate Technology Groups with Intel. His areas of practice include Intellectual Property, Patents, Trademarks & Trade Secrets, Technology & Software Licensing, Mergers & Acquisitions.

Mike Hitsky – Mike currently serves as in-house Senior Corporate Counsel for Rimini Street a global technology company that recently went public. Previously, Mike had his own legal practice advising growth companies on legal and business issues, often functioning as outside General Counsel. Mike is also an Adjunct Professor of Law, having taught courses at Georgetown Law for the past six years on technology and the law.

Suz Montemayor, Barrett Business Services (BBSI) – Suz is the Southern Oregon Human Resource Manager for BBSI, overseeing offices in Medford and Grants Pass. Suz is uniquely skilled at examining the alignment between business strategic goals and workforce management tactics. She can help you identify the proper deployment of temporary staffing, workforce recruitment and human resource consulting.

Frederick Reichensperger, CPA, Moss Adams – Fred is a Director in the Tax Services Group of Moss Adams based in Medford Oregon. He provides tax compliance and strategic tax planning to middle market companies in all stages of their lifecycle. Fred’s experience includes choice of entity, tax transaction planning, ownership succession planning, and entity restructurings.

LAUNCH|Talks include food and beverage. If you are an entrepreneur in need of a discount ticket or scholarship, contact Alex Palmer for a discount code.


As part of our LAUNCH Southern Oregon initiative, LAUNCH|Talks are a regular series of events aimed at providing inspiration, networking and knowledge-sharing for entrepreneurs, start-ups, investors and the wider business community. Come along to hear from an expert panel on relevant subjects, network with fellow entrepreneurs, give a shout out to your latest project, find the help you need to take the next step and more……

LAUNCH Southern Oregon is made possible by our generous sponsors:



August 8, 2019
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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The Hivve
164 South East G St.
Grants Pass, OR 97526 United States


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