Attorney Nick Balthrop Recognized as 2019 Rising Star

Oregon Super Lawyers 2019 Recognizes GCB Lawyer Super Lawyers Magazine announced that GCB Attorney Nick Balthrop was named to the 2019 Oregon Rising Stars list. Nick Balthrop was also named to the 2018 Oregon Rising Stars list. About Super Lawyers Super Lawyers is a Thomson Reuters lawyer rating service. The Rising Stars list is comprised… Read more »

Shareholder Sheryl Balthrop Accepts Executive Director Position at the Eugene Mission

We are pleased to announce that our long term shareholder and dear colleague Sheryl Balthrop is continuing our law firm’s tradition of community service by accepting the Executive Director position with the Eugene Mission. Sheryl has been a key part of the firm’s practice for the past almost three decades. She will be missed. We… Read more »

IP Audits: Knowing What You’re Working With

Know What You Are Working With New and established businesses alike have one often overlooked and under-utilized category of assets: intellectual property (IP) assets. Are the business’s IP assets all known? Properly protected? How does the business account for new IP assets created by the business? Are they being appropriately monetized? These are all questions… Read more »

Nick Balthrop Selected as 2018 Oregon Rising Star

Oregon Super Lawyers 2018 Recognizes GCB Lawyer Super Lawyers Magazine announced Tuesday that GCB Associate Nick Balthrop was named to the 2018 Oregon Rising Stars list. About Super Lawyers Super Lawyers is a Thomson Reuters lawyer rating service. The Rising Stars list is comprised of attorneys who have attained a high degree of peer recognition… Read more »

Sheryl Balthrop Speaks at Young Professionals Summit 2018

The Young Professionals Summit Shareholder Sheryl Balthrop is looking forward to participating on a panel for the 3rd annual Young Professionals Summit on June 12th. The panel is titled “Crushing It: How Women are Breaking Barriers, Achieving Goals, and Balancing It All” and will focus on the importance of goal setting and balance in both… Read more »

One Way to Protect Your Business Content: Copyright

Investing in your Business Content In our last blog post, we discussed using trademark registration to protect a very important business asset: the business brand. Next, we will highlight one way to protect another business asset: the content a business creates. One way to do this is through copyright protection.  What is a copyright?  A copyright is a… Read more »

One Way to Protect Your Business Brand: Trademarks

Investing in your Brand. Building and developing a brand is an exciting time. Businesses spend a lot of time strategizing about what will effectively convey the desired message to clients. Does it convey the business’s traditions and values? Cutting-edge technology? Does it break through the noise and attract positive attention on overcrowded product platforms such as Etsy, Amazon or even the local grocery market shelf? Perhaps the business is launching a new product or rebranding… Read more »

Firm Members Attend 2018 Rotary Fundraiser

Recently, firm members Sheryl Balthrop and Nicholas R. Balthrop attended the Eugene Southtowne Rotary‘s 2018 Wine and Salmon Festival. Rotary Impacting Eugene and Beyond Exemplifying Rotary’s motto “Service above Self”, Eugene Southtowne Rotary Club dedicates itself to serving local and international relief efforts, both through direct involvement by club members as well as monetary contributions to scholarships and projects…. Read more »

Sheryl Balthrop Honored with President’s Public Service Award by Oregon State Bar

The Oregon State Bar honors a select group of lawyers and judges each year, based on nominations from Bar members and the public. These honorees have been identified for their outstanding contributions to the community and the profession. GCB Receives Public Service Recognition GCB shareholder Sheryl Balthrop has been awarded the Oregon State Bar’s 2017 President’s Public… Read more »

Firm Members Attend 2017 Economic Summit

As part of their commitment to staying abreast of the latest economic developments impacting their clients and community,  firm members Gerry Gaydos, Sheryl Balthrop and Nicholas R. Balthrop recently attended the 2017 Economic Summit. Knight Campus to Leverage Scientific  Research Chris Edwards, Asst. V.P. of Strategic Initiatives, shared an insider’s view on how the University… Read more »