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  1. Patent Application: 65%
    22 years, 700 cases
  2. Patent Infringement: 15%
    22 years
  3. Trademark: 10%
    22 years
  4. Trademark Application: 5%
    22 years, 250 cases
  5. Intellectual Property: 5%
    22 years, 1 thousand cases

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5846 S Flamingo Rd # 232
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33330-3206

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing199206/20/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
SUPER LAWYERS (top 5% of the state's lawyers)SuperLawyers2014
Florida Legal Elite (Top 2% of Florida preeminent lawyers)Florida Trend Magazine2014
Top LawyerSouth Florida Legal Guide2014
SUPER LAWYERS (top 5% of the state's lawyers)SuperLawyers2013
Florida Legal Elite (Top 2% of Florida preeminent lawyers)Florida Trend Magazine2013
Top LawyerSouth Florida Legal Guide2013
Top LawyersSouth Florida Legal Guide2012
Florida Legal Elite (Top 2% of Florida preeminent lawyers)Florida Trend Magazine2012
SUPER LAWYERS (top 5% of the state's lawyers)Super Lawyers2012
Florida Legal Elite (Top 2% of Florida preeminent lawyers)Florida Trend Magazine2011
SUPER LAWYERS (top 5% of the state's lawyers)SuperLawyers2011
Top Patent ProsecutorsPatentBuddy.com2011
Most Effective LawyerDaily Business Review2010
SUPER LAWYERS (top 5% of the state's lawyers)Super Lawyers2010
LEGAL ELITE (Top 2% of Lawyers)Florida Trend Magazine2010
TOP LAWYERS AND LAW FIRMSSouth Florida Legal Guide2009
SUPER LAWYERS (top 5% of the state's lawyers)Super Lawyers2009
LEGAL ELITE (Top 2% of Lawyers)Florida Trend Magazine2009
LEGAL ELITE (top 2% of the state's lawyers)Florida Trend Magazine2008
TOP LAWYERS AND LAW FIRMSSouth Florida Legal Guide2008
SUPER LAWYERS (top 5% of the state's lawyers)Super Lawyers2008
SUPER LAWYERS (top 5% of the state's lawyers)Super Lawyers2007
LEGAL ELITE (top 2% of the state's lawyers)Florida Trend Magazine2006
BEST OF THE BARN/A2005
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2005
LEGAL ELITE (top 2% of the state's lawyers)Florida Trend Magazine2005
BEST OF THE BARN/A2004
LEGAL ELITE TM (top 2% of the state's lawyers)Florida Trend Magazine2004
BEST OF THE BARSouth Florida Business Journal2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PresidentMAYBACK & HOFFMAN, P.A.2006 - Present
Head of the Patent Prosecution DepartmentFeldman Gale2005 - 2006
Equity PartnerLerner & Greenberg, P.A.2002 - 2005
AssociateLerner & Greenberg, P.A.1999 - 2002
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Intellectual Property Law AssociationMember2011 - Present
International Network of Boutique Law FirmsPresident - South Florida Chapter2011 - Present
International Network of Boutique Law FirmsSecretary - Intellectual Property Practice Group2011 - Present
International Network of Boutique Law FirmsPresident, Miami Chapter2011 - Present
Florida Bar, Business Law Section, Intellectual Property CommitteeMember2002 - Present
Dade County Bar AssociationMember1994 - Present
International Network of Boutique Law FirmsPast President, Miami Chapter2004 - 2006
Intellectual Property Law Association of Florida (IPLAF)Past President1998 - 2001
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Michael Powell v. Home Depot U.S.A., Inc.$15M damages, $3M punitives, $2.8M Atty's Fees
Peter Reisenthel d/b/a Reisenthel Accessories v. Mad Bags LLC, et al.Consent order admitting design patent infringement
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
American Bar Association publicationAnnual Review of Developments in Business and Corporate Litigation, 2010 Ed., Chapter 21, Section 11.4 (ABA Business Law Section, Committee on Business and Corporate Litigation)2010
American Bar Association publicationAnnual Review of Developments in Business and Corporate Litigation2009
Intellectual Property & Technology Law Journal And You Thought Your Federally Registered Mark Was Safe . . .2005
Daily Business ReviewSworn Declarations to Trademark Office Have Potential to be Fraud2005
What Your Corporate Attorney Never Told You About Patents, Trademarks, and CopyrightsBroward County Bar Association Barrister2002
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Vanderbilt UniversityEngineering and MathematicsOther - Bachelors1996
University of Miami School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Vanderbilt University Engineering School - Engineering ManagementIntellectual Property in Engineering Managment2013
American Intellectual Property Law Association WebinarDesign Patent Litigation - The Next Frontier2010
Inaugural IP Committee MeetingMedinol and Fraud Before the Trademark Office2008