John Cyril Malloy Jr.

Obituary
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MALLOY, JOHN CYRIL JR. June 1930 to March 2, 2014 Former member Florida House of Representatives Adjunct Professor University of Miami School of Law, The Honorable John Cyril Malloy, a Miami resident since 1959, died Sun., March 2, 2014 in Coral Gables, FL. Born in Jackson, TN, he grew up there & in Chicago, receiving a law degree from Northwestern University in 1957. He moved to Miami to establish his own law firm in 1959 as one of the only patent attorneys in Florida at the time, and later became president of the Federal Bar Association-South Florida Chapter. Beginning in 1972 in a stunning victory over Janet Reno, he was elected, where he served through 1982 & sponsored bills to preserve Biscayne Bay and allow Cuban-exile professionals to be licensed by Spanish language exams. He also designated Old Cutler Road a h istoric State highway, and supported the Equal Rights Amendment. He also served as chairman of President Gerald Ford's campaign in Dade County and as a member of the National Highway Safety Advisory Committee. From 1978 to 1985 he was an adjunct professor at the University of Miami School of Law where he taught patent & intellectual property law, about which he was passionate. He leaves as part of his legacy the law firm of Malloy & Malloy, still dedicated to patent and "IP" law with local, national, and international clients. A true visionary, John is survived by his wife, six children, and six grandchildren, one of whom is a Patent Examiner in Washington, D.C. A viewing will be held on Saturday, March 8, 2014 from 5pm to 8pm at the Stanfill Funeral Home. Funeral Mass Monday, March 10 at 10am at St. Louis Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers, a scholarship has been established in the memory of John Cyril Malloy, Jr. for students having a deep interest in patent law. Donations can be made to the "Malloy Memorial Scholarship," University of Miami School of Law, Office of Law Development and Alumni Relations, P.O. Box 248087, Coral Gables, Florida 33124, or online at: www.law.miami .edu/malloy/ Simply select "Other" on the Designation dropdown menu and type-in: Malloy Memorial Scholarship

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Stanfill Funeral Homes
10545 South Dixie Hwy. Miami, FL 33156
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Published in Miami Herald on Mar. 8, 2014
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