Oregon’s highly competitive technology industry is well established but continues to grow through a strong start-up culture supported by increasing venture capital opportunities. Buckley Law advises technology companies at all stages of their development. Our technology attorneys guide tech businesses from entity selection and formation through start-up to operations. We counsel our tech clients on corporate governance, financing and mergers, and acquisitions. We litigate employment claims, contract disputes, and trade secret claims. We protect client intellectual property interests, assist in tax and succession planning, and offer counsel in all matters related to employment and ownership structure.


Buckley Law provides a broad range of legal services to technology clients including:

  • Commercial and general business litigation, arbitration, and mediation
  • Contractual dispute resolution
  • Intellectual property counseling and litigation including patent, trademark, trade secret, copyrights, and internet matters
  • Distribution and supply chain agreements
  • Employment law counseling and litigation
  • Employee non-compete, confidentiality, and inventions agreements
  • Executive compensation, stock options, and employee plans
  • Financing and entity formation
  • Immigration issues
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Private stock offerings
  • Tax planning and dispute resolution
  • Technology development and joint venture agreements
  • Internet and e-commerce
  • Branding and identity creation, policing, and protection
  • Licensing
  • Privacy and Security issues
  • Websites, domain names, links, artwork, content, terms of use
  • Off the shelf and custom software creation, use, transfer, use, B2B, and B2C sales
  • Employee, client, and consumer events and promotions