ORS 676.120¹
Use of business or professional designation by unlicensed person prohibited
  • use of deceased licensee’s name

No person shall use any of the designations stated in ORS 676.110 (Practitioner to designate particular business or profession) (1) to (9), in connection with the name, business or profession of the person or in connection with an assumed or artificial name, or "clinic," "institute" or "specialist," unless the person is licensed under the laws of this state to practice the particular health care profession indicated by such designation, as stated in ORS 676.110 (Practitioner to designate particular business or profession). However, upon the death of any person duly licensed by any board empowered to license any practitioner of a health care profession, the executors of the estate or the heirs, assigns, associates or partners may retain the use of the decedent’s name, where it appears other than as a part of an assumed name, for no more than one year after the death of such person or until the estate is settled, whichever is sooner. [Amended by 1953 c.137 §2; 1983 c.769 §2; 1991 c.314 §5]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 676—Health Professions Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors676.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent. Currency Information