Building Owners and Managers Association’s “Ask a Lawyer”

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11.18.2015 // EVENTS
Building Owners and Managers Association’s “Ask a Lawyer”

Presented by Christopher Walters

Short Term Licenses, Permits and Other Things You Need to Know

Learning Objectives:

  • Educate property managers and owners on special issues related to short-term license arrangements
  • Assist property managers and owners in dealing with licensee forms

The following are the Key Concepts and Skills you will obtain during the course:

  • What to look out for in a licensee-proposed form
  • Key provisions that should be in any short-term license

At the end of the course, the student will also be able to describe and identify:

  • Distinction between a lease and a license
  • Troublesome provisions in licensee-proposed forms
  • Administration and management of license arrangements
  • Variety of possible approaches to contracting the license arrangement
  • Insurance and indemnity issues related to licensing
  • Key elements of a license
  • Protocol for dealing with tenants affected by licenses

Course Overview:

The instructors will, through the example of a commercial shoot in a building lobby, examine issues that should be addressed by property managers and owners in dealing with a space license proposal, how to recognize critical issues with standard licensee-proposed forms, and provide and go through a list of take-away points that should always be considered in issuing a short-term license.

Course Hours:


Course Location:

200 Market Street, Portland, Oregon


Ball Janik LLP was founded in 1982 with six lawyers and a four-person support staff in Portland, Oregon. Since our firm’s inception, we have expanded our capabilities, our professionals, and geographic footprint. What started as a firm focused in real property and land use (known then as Ball Janik & Novack), has grown to include the insights of a team of 30-plus attorneys, with a combined six centuries of experience, and capabilities including Real Estate and Land Use, Construction Defect, Commercial Litigation, Insurance Recovery, Construction and Design, Employment, Finance and Corporate, Public Agencies and Schools, and Community Associations. With offices in Florida and Oregon, our regional growth has earned us a national reputation for upholding the rights of our clients.

Ball Janik LLP has been recognized by Chambers USA, U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, The Best Lawyers in America©, and Corporate International. Ball Janik LLP’s success and integrity have repeatedly made it one of “Oregon’s Most Admired Professional Firms,” according to the Portland Business Journal’s survey results of CEOs throughout the region.

Christopher M. Walters
Portland, Oregon
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