Malloy & Malloy IP Update - Lawyer of the Year, Appellate Decision, Other News

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 Firm Partner
John Cyril Malloy, III
was named "LAWYER OF THE YEAR"
 Litigation – Patent – Miami

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The Firm Welcomes
Robert M. Downey

 as Of Counsel and
Senior Registered Patent Attorney
in the Firm's Boca Raton Office


Firm Prevails on Federal Appeal

Representing the nationwide beauty brand European Wax
Center®, the Firm prevailed before the U.S. Court of Appeals in a
case involving domain name cybersquatting, successfully
defending a Summary Judgment from the U.S. District Court.
Firm Partner Oliver A. Ruiz argued the case.

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Firm Partner
Oliver A. Ruiz
was re-elected as Federal Bar Association
Circuit Vice-President for the Eleventh Circuit


Firm Partner
Meredith Frank Mendez
has been appointed as Chair of the Florida Bar’s
Intellectual Property Law Symposium Committee

Firm Partner
Peter A. Matos
was re-elected as Vice-Chair of the
Miami Beach Convention Center Advisory Board

Firm Senior Associate
W. John Eagan
has been re-appointed as Vice-Chair
of the Dade County Bar Association’s
Intellectual Property Committee

Firm Partner
Jennie S. Malloy
was recognized as a “Best Lawyer”
for the 15th year in a row.


Firm’s Law Clerks Featured by University of Miami School of Law

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The Firm’s 2021 Summer Internship Program was featured on the University of Miami School of Law‘s social media. Pictured are law clerks Tyler Litwak, Kelly Malloy, and Victor Bruzos, all of whom have been invited back to continue clerking during the Fall semester.

Firm Attorneys Named "Super Lawyers" and "Rising Stars" in 2021 Florida "Super Lawyers" Magazine

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 Congratulations to Firm Partners, Peter Matos, Jennie Malloy, John Cyril Malloy III, and Oliver Ruiz, on being named to this year's list of SuperLawyers, and to Firm Senior Associate, W. John Eagan, on being named a Rising Star. Of note, Mr. Matos, Mr. Malloy, and Mrs. Malloy, have been named Super Lawyers for no less than ten years. Relying on a patented process of nominations, research, peer evaluation, and final selection of less than 5% of all attorneys, this Thompson-Reuters company produces one of the more reliable attorney rankings available.

Meredith Mendez to Speak at Business Networking Group

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Firm Partner, Meredith Frank Mendez, will be the featured speaker at All Before Dinner's “Business Bootcamp” on May 11 about how to protect Trademarks and other Intellectual Property. This event is free and open to non-members. All Before Dinner is a business group of female professionals balancing motherhood with their successful careers.  Visit to register.

Victor Bruzos Elected President of Intellectual Property Law Society at University of Miami School of Law

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The Firm congratulates Patent Engineer and Law Clerk, Victor Bruzos, on his recent election as President of the Intellectual Property Law Society at the University of Miami School of Law for the 2021-2022 academic year. IPLS is an active student organization that supports classmates interested in careers in IP. With the help of his executive board, Mr. Bruzos plans to host a range of advanced educational events on emerging IP topics, to strengthen mentorship programs by pairing students with IP practitioners, and to solidify Miami Law’s reputation as the IP leader among law schools.