Team Malloy Wins 4th Annual Patently Impossible Race for Charity

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Firm associates W. John Eagan, Chris Traina, and Tony Guo took first prize at the 2013 Patently Impossible Project, a charity race to assemble a mystery invention benefitting Dade Legal Aid. This year’s competition featured a toy car powered by a salt water battery, assembled using only a parts kit and a patent application. The winner’s car was the first to cross the finish line.   

USPTO Operation Status During Government Shutdown

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During the general government shutdown that began October 1, 2013, the United States Patent and Trademark Office will remain open, using prior year reserve funds to operate for approximately four weeks.  Should the reserve funds be exhausted before the general government shutdown ends, the USPTO would shut down at that time, although a very small staff would continue to work to accept new applications and maintain IT infrastructure, among other functions.  Updated information relating to USPTO operations during the government shutdown will be available at

Congratulations to Firm Law Clerk W. John Eagan On Passing The Florida Bar

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Congratulations to Firm Law Clerk W. John Eagan, whose name shall henceforth be followed by “Esq.,” upon passing the Florida Bar per results received today.  The Firm now stands at 11 full-time attorneys focused exclusively on Intellectual Property Law.