2015 ORS § 73.0401¹

(1) A person is not liable on an instrument unless:

(a) The person signed the instrument; or

(b) The person is represented by an agent or representative who signed the instrument and the signature is binding on the represented person under ORS 73.0402 (Signature by representative).

(2) A signature may be made:

(a) Manually or by means of a device or machine; and

(b) By the use of any name, including a trade or assumed name, or by a word, mark or symbol executed or adopted by a person with present intention to authenticate a writing. [1993 c.545 §42]