Kevin McNamee

New York,  NY  U.S.A.
Phone212 504 5709

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  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate & Securities Litigation
  • Patent & Trade Secret Litigation
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation
Contact InfoTelephone: 212 504 5709
Fax: 212 504 6666
University State University of New York at Binghamton, B.A., summa cum laude, 1997
Law SchoolFordham University, School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2001
Admitted2002, New York; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

Kevin is an associate in Cadwalader's New York office, where his practice is concentrated in representing corporations in a variety of industries in highly-complex intellectual property and other commercial litigation matters. Kevin has extensive experience handling litigation matters, both at the federal trial and appellate levels, involving: patent infringement and all aspects of patent invalidity; trade secret misappropriation and non-disclosure agreements; copyright infringement; trade dress infringement; related common law contractual and business tort claims; and damages and valuation.

Kevin is a summa cum laude graduate of Binghamton University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and was an overnight DJ on WHRW Binghamton. He earned his J.D., cum laude and Order of the Coif, from Fordham University School of Law, where he was Managing Editor of the Fordham Urban Law Journal. Kevin is admitted to practice in the State of New York, the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.


•Represent small, New York-based engineering company and large, nationally-recognized research university, in litigation involving patent and trade secret claims and related common law causes of action.
•Represented developers of cutting-edge and market-leading driver assistance and vehicle collision avoidance systems in a case involving patent, trademark (infringement and dilution) and false advertising claims.
•Represented underwriter defendants in litigation involving federal securities law claims arising out of the bankruptcy of a Gulf Coast oil and gas developer.
•Represented Canadian publisher in suit involving federal copyright and trade dress claims brought by U.S.-based rival.
•Senior member of Cadwalader team evaluating large wireless communication patent portfolio on behalf of leading technology company.
•Key member of small Cadwalader pro bono team that structured the humanitarian parole program approved by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for the undocumented family members of 9/11 victims. These 9/11 victim families are now permanent legal U.S. residents.
•Drafted, on a pro bono basis, legal release for charitable organization providing temporary residential housing for sick individuals seeking treatment from New York City-based hospitals.

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•AbbVie Deutschland GMBH & Co. v. Janssen Biotech, Inc. Aug 01, 2014

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Kevin McNamee

New YorkNY 10281-0006


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