ORS 87.872¹
Lien for mold created or work performed with mold

(1) If a molder does not retain title to a mold that the molder fabricated, molded, cast or made for a customer or if a molder performs manufacturing, assembly or fabrication work using a mold furnished by a customer, the molder shall have a lien on a mold that is retained by the molder. The amount of the lien shall be equal to the balance due to the molder from the customer for any manufacturing, assembly or fabrication work, including the value of materials. The molder may retain possession of the mold until the amount is paid.

(2) The molder shall serve notice of the lien to the customer by registered mail with return receipt requested to the last known address of the customer or by personal service. The notice of the lien shall:

(a) State that a lien is claimed for the amount described in subsection (1) of this section for manufacturing, assembly or fabrication work performed for the customer; and

(b) Demand payment of the amount within 60 days after service.

(3) If the molder is not paid the amount due within 60 days after receipt of the notice of lien by the customer and the molder complies with ORS 87.876 (Sale of mold), the molder may sell the mold at a public sale. [2001 c.863 §3]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 87—Statutory Liens, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors87.­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.
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