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INBLF Upcoming Events

—   INBLF Fourteenth Annual Meeting and Black Tie Event – San Francisco, California October 19th – 22nd, 2017 Are you ready to leave your heart in San Francisco?  We hope…

INBLF Supreme Court event featured in the National Law Journal

NLJ Article on INBLF’s Supreme Court dinner On October 10, 2014, about 200 INBLF members and guests convened in the Great Hall of the United States Supreme Court for the…

INBLF Annual Meetings and Black Tie Dinners

Thirteenth Annual Meeting and Black-Tie Dinner Chicago, Illinois September 15-18, 2016 Hosted by the Chicago Chapter   Twelfth Annual Meeting and Black-Tie Dinner Miami, Florida October 15-18, 2015 Hosted by…

INBLF European Summits

Ninth Annual INBLF European Summit Lisbon, Portugal May 25 – 28, 2017 Hosted by Coelho Ribeiro & Partners Associados                      …

INBLF Awards and Recognitions

The INBLF remembers the contributions of past leaders and recognizes the contributions of present members through its Memorial Awards. Alberto Lasheras Shine Memorial Award – Presented in loving memory of…

INBLF Asian Summits

Seventh Annual Asian-Pacific Summit Guangzhou, China – March 31st – April 2, 2017 Hosted by Robertsons                         Sixth Annual…

INBLF in the News

  INBLF press release – SelectUSA Summit June 2017   INBLF press release – SelectUSA Summit June 2016 INBLF in the New York Times INBLF in IP Law 360 INBLF…

INBLF Member Publications

James M. Mulcahy Mulcahy LLP Irvine, California Articles:  Ninth Circuit Dismisses Robinson-Patman and Sherman Act Claims, Stating: “We Must Return This Capitalist Rumble to The Forum Where it Belongs: The…

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  • Catherine F. Hoffman

    Mayback & Hoffman, P.A.
    5846 S. Flamingo Road #232
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33330, U.S.A.
  • Intellectual Property

    Bio

    • Emory University, B.B.A. • University of Miami Law School, J.D. • Law Clerk to the Honorable C. Clyde Atkins, U.S. District Court for the S.D. of Fla. and Circuit Judge by Designation on the 3rd, 9th, and 11th Circuit Courts of Appeals (1989-1991) • Law Clerk to the Honorable George W. Hersey, 4th District Court of Appeal, West Palm Beach, Fla. (1994-1995) • Law Clerk to the Honorable John W. Dell, 4th District Court of Appeal, West Palm Beach, Fla. (1995-1996) • Selected as LEGAL ELITE (top 2% of the state’s lawyers) 2007 and 2008 – Florida Trend Magazine • Florida Bar Member since 1989; Member of the General and Trial Bar of the U.S. District Court, S.D. Fla. since 1991 • Bulletin Committee, International Trademark Association (INTA) 2010-2012 • Author – “Misstatement of First Use Date is Not Fraud”, International Trademark Association (INTA) Bulletin, Vol. 67, No. 8, May 1, 2012, p. 10; “COLOMBIANO COFFE HOUSE Denied Registration Based on Certification Mark COLOMBIAN for Coffee”, International Trademark Association (INTA) Bulletin, Vol. 67, No. 8, May 1, 2012, p. 10; “Not All Mangos are Alike or Smell the Same”, International Trademark Association (INTA) Bulletin, Vol. 67, No. 8, April 15, 2012, p. 16; “HANGBOARD Mark Barely Glides Through for Approval for Supplemental Register”, International Trademark Association (INTA) Bulletin, Vol. 67, No. 3, February 1, 2012, p. 13; “Although Foreign Equivalent, French Mark for Wine Wins”, International Trademark Association (INTA) Bulletin, Vol. 66, No. 21, December 1, 2011, p. 10; “Court Says Consumers Know Havana Club Rum is Not From Cuba”, International Trademark Association (INTA) Bulletin, Vol. 66, No. 17, October 1, 2011, p. 10; “TTAB Cuts Up Saw Manufacturer’s Registration Arguments”, International Trademark Association (INTA) Bulletin, Vol. 66, No. 16, September 15, 2011, p. 11; “United States: Establishment of IP Enforcement Committee", International Trademark Association (INTA) Bulletin, Vol. 66, No. 14; “United States: Cancellation Claims Precluded as Res Judicata", International Trademark Association (INTA) Bulletin, Vol. 66, No. 9; “Establishment of IP Enforcement Committees”, International Trademark Association (INTA) Bulletin, Vol. 66, No. 7, April 1, 2011, p. 15; “Gas Station 'Pole Spanner' Design Found Nondistinctive”, International Trademark Association (INTA) Bulletin, Vol. 66, No. 4, Feb. 15, 2011, p. 11; “Initials Can Make Name Not Merely a Surname", International Trademark Association (INTA) Bulletin, Vol. 65, No. 20; “Initials Can Make Name Not Merely a Surname”, International Trademark Association (INTA) Bulletin, Vol. 65, No. 19, Nov. 1, 2010, p. 11; “U.S. Companies Win $78 Million Verdict Against Chinese Cybersquatters”, International Trademark Association (INTA) Bulletin, Vol. 65, No. 19, Nov. 1, 2010, p. 11; “Open for Business”, American Lawyer Magazine Intellectual Property Supplement, Fall 2010, pps. 31-32; “Subpar Examination Practice Frustrates TTAB”, International Trademark Association (INTA) Bulletin, Vol. 65, No. 16, Sept. 15, 2010, p. 15; “Ruling Allows Bacardi to Continue Using HAVANA CLUB Mark”, International Trademark Association (INTA) Bulletin, Vol. 65, No. 14, Aug. 1, 2010, p. 10.