In Memoriam of Firm Founder John Cyril Malloy, Jr.

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June 1930 to March 2, 2014

Former member of Florida House of Representatives and Adjunct Law Professor at University of Miami School of Law. John Cyril Malloy, a Miami resident and pioneer since 1959, died on Sunday, March 2, 2014 in Coral Gables, FL.


Firm Associate Jason LaCosse Co-Hosts Startup Expo in Boca Raton

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As a member of the Gold Coast Venture Capital Association’s Board of Directors, firm associate Jason LaCosse co-hosted the inaugural GCVCA Expo in Boca Raton on February 26, 2014.  The exposition drew an overflow crowd for networking among startups, venture investors, and service providers.  More than 300 people attended the event, which showcased over twenty South Florida startup companies.

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Firm Associate Jason LaCosse Presents CLE to Florida Bar’s Business Law Section

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Firm associate Jason LaCosse was invited to present a Continuing Legal Education course to the Business Law Section of the Florida Bar in Orlando on January 22, 2014. The CLE course focused on “Intellectual Property Protection for Software and Apps” and involved a discussion of several software-related cases currently pending before the Federal Circuit and the Supreme Court.

Firm Sponsors North Beach Elementary Annual Gold Star Gala

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The firm was proud to support the Friends of North Beach Elementary at their annual Gold Star Gala. The event was a great success benefitting one of our community's excellent public schools.

Oliver A. Ruiz Named Firm Partner

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As the firm enters 2014, our 55th anniversary year, we are pleased to announce that Oliver A. Ruiz has become a Partner with the Firm.  Mr. Ruiz will continue to handle trademark and copyright registration matters, as well as disputes and litigation relating to patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret cases.  Mr. Ruiz has been rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale Hubbell, has been a member of the Florida Bar since 2001, and currently serves as the Vice President of the Federal Bar Association's South Florida Chapter and as a Director of the Rotary Club of Miami.