Vincent Sliwoski, 律师

“不管你能做什么,或者梦想能做什么,开始去做吧。胆识将赋予你天赋、能力和神奇的力量。现在就开始去做。"
 
Vincent Sliwoski

Vincent为各类企业和个人提供商务交易和争议解决顾问服务,包括知识产权和房地产等事宜。他在音乐和商标法方面非常专业,而且是俄勒冈州快速发展的大麻行业中一名领先的执业律师。Vincent从不怕为客户坚持到底。他曾在俄勒冈州的四个郡县出庭诉讼,且处理过多件仲裁和调解的案子。

Vincent毕业于路易斯与克拉克法学院(Lewis and Clark Law School)。他在该校曾以其在学识、领导力和服务项目的优异表现而入选为科尼利厄斯荣誉学会(Cornelius Honor Society)成员。此外,他还是菲利普杰瑟普国际法大西洋中区竞赛(Philip C. Jessup International Law Mid-Atlantic Competition)冠军,并且在2009年赢得美国最佳「代理词」。

在进入法律行业以前,Vincent曾居住于日本,并在亚洲、欧洲和美国等地工作、旅行。他掌握流利的西班牙语,也会说基础的日语。后来他在纽约市居住时,曾在一间代理Bob Dylan、Lou Reed和其他艺人的精品型信息技术法律事务所工作。

作为一名俄勒冈州创意文化的积极支持者,Vincent自2011年以来便担任「皮卡森音乐节」(Pickathon Music Festival)的法律顾问。 自2013年至今,他一直担任波特兰好莱坞剧院董事会成员。此外,他也是俄勒冈州律师协会知识产权部执行委员会成员之一,且为《波特兰水星》(Portland Mercury)大麻法周专栏撰文者。周末休息时,Vincent喜欢与他的妻子和友人一同探索太平洋西北地区之美。

More About Vincent

Speaking Engagements

Program Co-Chair, “The Business of Marijuana in Oregon,” The Seminar Group, June 7, 2018.

Moderator, “Intellectual Property in the Cannabis Industry,” Harris Bricken webinar, May 17, 2018.

Moderator, “Cannabis Litigation,” Harris Bricken webinar, January 11, 2018.

Federal Responses to Oregon Marijuana Law” National Business Institute CLE, December 8, 2017.

Program Chair, “The Business of Marijuana in Oregon,” The Seminar Group, June 9, 2017.

Don’t Go Up in Smoke–Workplace Law for Canna-Business,” Oregon Entrepreneurs Network Seminar, May 11, 2017.

Cannabis and Commercial Real Estate: Navigating a Budding Industry,” American Law Institute Continuing Legal Education, February 22, 2017.

“Recreational Marijuana Business Law in Oregon,” National Business Institute CLE, December 6, 2016.

Civics Conference for Teachers,” Classroom Law Project, December 2, 2016.

“From Pinot to Pot: The Marijuana Market One Year after Legalization,” Oregon Business Magazine Panel Event, October 25, 2016.

Program Chair and Presenter, The Business Marijuana Oregon CLE, The Seminar Group, June 1, 2016.

Oregon Marijuana for Investors,” Canna Law Group, Webinar, May 25, 2016 @11am.

“Marijuana in Oregon – Law and Policy Panel,” Lewis and Clark Law School, October 7, 2015.

“Handling Unusual Assets and Dealing with Regulated Industries,” Oregon State Bar Debtor Creditor Section Annual CLE, September 19, 2015.

“Federal v. State Conflict,” Marijuana in Oregon CLE, The Seminar Group, July 8, 2015.

“Festivals and Events: Which Legal Entity is Right For You,” Oregon Festivals and Events Annual Conference, March 1, 2015.

“Music Licensing and Practical Approaches to Working with Music Industry Clients,” Oregon State Bar Intellectual Property Section CLE, April 2, 2014.

“Practical Pub Talk: Developing and Protecting Your Brand,” Farleigh Wada Witt Pub Series, April 9, 2014.

Published Articles

Ask a Pot Lawyer,” The Portland Mercury, Featured Columnist, 2015-present.

Canna Law Blog, Weekly Author, 2015-present.

Representative Work

Advise privately held businesses, banks and credit unions on trademark and intellectual property issues

Represent cannabis clients on general business operations, including regulatory compliance, contracts and real property issues

Represent entertainment and music industry clients on performance, licensing, publishing and distribution agreements

Advise business owners on entity selection, liability protection and a wide variety of business agreements

Islands Tanning & MedSpa MC, LLC v. Islands Tanning and Med Spa, Inc.: Represented franchisee in seven-day jury trial, alleging violation of franchise laws, unlawful business trade practices, fraud, breach of contract, interference with business relations, and intentional infliction of emotional distress; successfully prosecuted claims against franchisor and prevailed on all counts.

Stuart L. Bailey and Christalle Anne Ezelle v. Spectrum Construction Pacific LTD: Represented plaintiff homeowner and third party defendant Umpqua Bank. Prevailed on summary judgment, resulting in dismissal of wrongful attempt by contractor to foreclose construction lien.

Alfieri v. Solomon: Wrote briefs to Oregon Court of Appeals and Oregon Supreme Court in pending case, arguing that the mediation confidentiality provisions of ORS 36.220-36.238, do not shield attorneys in legal malpractice actions arising out of an attorney’s conduct at mediation.

Recognition/Honors

科尼利厄斯荣誉学会

模拟法庭荣誉学会

Memberships

俄勒冈州律师协会知识产权部执行委员会成员(2014 年至今)

Volunteer Activities

大哥哥、大姊姊协会哥伦比亚西北分会

俄勒冈艺术志愿律师

好莱坞戏剧院董事会成员

Recreational Pursuits

划皮划艇、徒步旅行、雪鞋健行、电影、摄影、文学和旅游。

Education

  • 路易斯与克拉克法学院(Lewis & Clark Law School)法律博士(2010)
  • 明尼苏达州立大学(Minnesota State University)文学士(2001)

Bar & Court Admissions

  • 俄勒冈州律师协会(2010)
  • 摩特诺玛县律师协会(2010)
  • 美国地区法院俄勒冈州(2012)

Languages

  • 西班牙语
  • 基础日语