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Gregory L. Mayback

Founding Partner

Gregory L. Mayback is a Registered Patent Attorney and procures patents in a variety of technology areas with a particular focus on medical devices. Mr. Mayback’s qualifications extend past his Electrical Engineering training to include diverse technical areas including medicine, semiconductors, computer hardware and software, automotive power and security systems, power generation (nuclear and fossil fuel), and telecommunications.

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In addition to his patent practice, Mr. Mayback provides advice to clients on all Intellectual Property matters including opinion drafting, trademark prosecution and litigation, due diligence studies, and Intellectual Property portfolio management. Mr. Mayback may be reached at Greg [at] mayback.com.

Honors / Awards

• Appointed to the Biomedical Engineering Industrial Advisory Board of the University of Miami Department of Biomedical Engineering 2015 to present

“2010 Most Effective Lawyers” recipient for Intellectual Property as selected by the editorial staff of the Daily Business Review

AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell* — 2002 to Present

Florida Super Lawyer — all years from 2007 to 2018.

Florida Legal Elite –2004,2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 (Top 2% of Florida’s preeminent lawyers)

South Florida Legal Guide – Top Lawyers — 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013, and 2014

Go-To Law Firms at the Top 500 Companies – Intellectual Property — ALM — 2013

South Florida’s Top Rated Lawyers – Intellectual Property — Martindale-Hubbell/ALM/Law.com — 2012, 2013, 2014

Finance Monthly Law Awards 2014 – Intellectual Property – USA

Top Patent Prosecutors – PatentBuddy.com — 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

• 2011 Edition of The Global Directory of Who’s Who Online

• Recognized by Florida attorneys for being “Best of the Bar” in 2003, 2004 and 2005 as reported in the South Florida Business Journal (2005 was last year of this list)

• Eta Kappa Nu Electrical Engineering Honor Society

• *Martindale-Hubbell recognizes Mr. Mayback as AV® rated, the highest such rating available to any individual lawyer. CV, BV and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Admissions

• Registered to Practice Before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (1997-Present)

• U.S. Supreme Court (2014-Present)

• The Florida Bar (1992-Present)

• U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, General and Trial Bar (1993-Present)

• U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan (1997-1998)

• U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (1997-1998)

Education

• Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering with Honors, Vanderbilt University (1986)

• Juris Doctor with Honors, University of Miami School of Law (1992); (Inter-American Law Review and Moot Court Board)

Professional Organizations

• International Network of Boutique Law Firms (INBLF):

• Board of Directors, 2014-present

• Miami Chapter: President, 2004-2006; President, 2012-2016

• Intellectual Property Section: Chairman, 2005-2006; Secretary 2012-Present

• International Section: Chairman, 2005-2006

• Past Co-Chairman of the Intellectual Property Committee of the Broward County Bar Association

• Intellectual Property Law Association of Florida (IPLAF): President, 2000-2001;

• Vice President 1999-2000; and Treasurer, 1998-1999

• Intellectual Property Committee, Business Law Section, The Florida Bar

• Broward County Bar Association

• Miami-Dade County Bar Association

Experience

• Founding Partner, Mayback & Hoffman, P.A. (2006-Present)

• Partner and Head of Patent Department, Feldman Gale, P.A. (2005 to 2006)

• Shareholder, Lerner & Greenberg, P.A. (2002 to 2005; Associate, 1999 to 2002)

• Associate, Greenberg Traurig (Fort Lauderdale)

• Law Clerk, Honorable C. Clyde Atkins, Senior Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida (1992-1994)

Technology Areas

• Medical Devices, Processes and Systems

• Semiconductor Design and Manufacturing

• Telecommunications

• Computer Hardware and Software

• Automotive Power and Security Systems

• Printing (mechanical and digital)

• Power Generation (Nuclear, Steam, and Fossil Fuel)