Oliver A. Ruiz is a Partner with the Firm, and represents clients in intellectual property disputes and litigation matters, as well as, in transactional matters, such as applications for trademark registrations. He has been rated as AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Ruiz is admitted to practice law in Florida and North Carolina state courts, as well as, in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States. He also represents clients in U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board proceedings.
Mr. Ruiz is a Past President of the Federal Bar Association’s South Florida Chapter; and is active with other voluntary bar associations, such as the Cuban-American Bar Association. Mr. Ruiz also has also served with civic and community service organizations, including the Rotary Club of Miami, where he proudly served as the Club’s 100th President during its centennial year. Oliver earned a bachelor’s degree from Florida State University, and a law degree from St. Thomas University School of Law, where he was as a board member for the Moot Court Board, and President of the Student Bar Association. He is a native of Miami, and is fluent in Spanish.