Mayback featured in Florida SuperLawyers

Gregory L. Mayback named Florida Super Lawyer 2007- 2018


2011 Trade Mark’s Firm of the year

Finance Monthly named Mayback & Hoffman, P.A. as the 2011 Trade Marks Firm of the Year, USA.


Qu8k Rocket Launch

Mayback assists with launch of Qu8k Rocket to 21+ Miles. Click to watch rocket flight video.


Listed #2 by IP Watchdog

IP Watchdog lists Mayback & Hoffman, P.A.,as #2 in the United States within The Top 10 Patent Law Firms that Lose the Fewest Independent Claims


“Opposer Blows Away Applicant in Priority Battle”, International Trademark Association (INTA) Bulletin, Vol. 69, No. 6, March 15, 2014, p. 13.

“Changes to Patent Law on March 16, 2013”, Linda’s Paralegal Resources, February, 2013.

“TTAB Says MONSTER Marks Are Famous”, International Trademark Association (INTA) Bulletin, Vol. 68, No. 23, Dec. 15, 2013, p. 18.

“Single Shipment to Israel Establishes Priority of Use for ULTRACLEAN”, International Trademark Association (INTA) Bulletin, Vol. 68, No. 17, Sept. 15, 2013, p. 16.

“USPTO Conforms to ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct”, International Trademark Association (INTA) Bulletin, Vol. 68, No. 10, June 1, 2013, p. 16.

“Pro Se Applicant Wins Dismissal of Opposition; Evidence on DVD Excluded”, International Trademark Association (INTA) Bulletin, Vol. 67, No. 21, Dec. 15, 2012, p. 17.

“First Circuit Rejects Heightened Standard of Proof for Proving Willful Trademark Infringement”, International Trademark Association (INTA) Bulletin, Vol. 67, No. 18, Oct. 15, 2012, p. 13.


Tunnel Vision, a publication for alumni of student media at Vanderbilt University, Spring 2013.

“Online rights hot area for intellectual property lawyers”, The Miami Herald – Business Monday, December 10, 2012.

Catherine F. Hoffman hosted an International Trademark Association (INTA) roundtable discussion on July 20, 2011, focused on Proper Use of Trademarks in Advertising and Product Packaging. The event networked trademark lawyers, administrators and paralegals in comparing and learning new strategies, and addressing common issues and challenges facing the trademark community.

“The Alliance E-Newsletter”, Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance, Broward County, November 30, 2010.

“2010 Florida Super Lawyers® Magazine”, pps. 10-11.

“Home Depot Accused of Stealing Idea”, 11 Alive NBC Affiliate, Atlanta Georgia, November 19, 2010.

“Super Lawyers® Online Magazine”, Florida Articles, June 2010.

Representative Cases

MAYBACK & HOFFMAN represents both Plaintiffs and Defendants in patent infringement actions, trade mark and trade dress actions, unfair competition, copyright infringement and other causes of action related to intellectual property rights.

• Chamber of Industry and Commerce Wuppertal-Solingen-Remscheid v. Martha Stewart, Emeril Lagasse, HSN, et al., 13-cv-00563-MSS-EAJ (U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida)

• Powell v. The Home Depot, 07-cv-80435-Hurley-Hopkins (U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida)

• Bayview Financial, L.P. v. Bayview Financial Alliance Corp., 07-cv-23151- Seitz-McAliley (U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida)

• Reisenthel v. R.S.V.P. Int’l, Inc., Chef Tools Network, Inc., and, 07-cv-61855-Dimitrouleas (U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida)

• Himoinsa v. Power Link Co. Ltd., 08-cv-2601-EFM-DJW (U.S. District Court of Kansas)

• Centrics LLC v. Imagine Your Photos, LLC., 09-cv-00586 RWS (U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri)

• Reisenthel v. The TJX Companies, et al., 08-cv-61358-Cohn-Seltzer (U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida)

Patents Filed

• Surgical Stapling and Cutting Device with Dual Actuating Control Knob, U.S. Patent No. 7,419,080

• Electrical Surgical Instrument with Optimized Power Supply and Drive, U.S. Patent Pub. No. 20070270790

• Force Switch, U.S. Patent No. 7,479,608

• Lumen Repair Device with Capture Structure, U.S. Patent Pub. No. 2007/0135889

• Multi-Lumen Intravenous Extension and Method for Conveying Medicinal Fluids, U.S. Patent No. 6780167

• Low-Power Fast Infrared Gas Sensor, Hand Held Gas Leak Detector, and Gas Monitor Utilizing Absorptive-Photo-Acoustic Detection, U.S. Patent Pub. No. 2008/0277586

• Methods for Operating a Selective Stiffening Catheter, U.S. Patent Pub. No. 2006/0211979

• Capture Device for Stent Graft Delivery, U.S. Patent Pub. No. 2006/0188408

• End Effector for Surgical Instrument …, U.S. Patent Pub. No. 2006/0184198