James J. Kozuch

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  • 12th Floor, 1635 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Mr. Kozuch litigates intellectual property and commercial matters, and has been lead counsel in jury trials, bench trials, and hearings in cases involving patent and trademark infringement, misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of non-compete agreements, breach of contracts, false advertising, and unfair competition. He also counsels clients on intellectual property law, prepares and prosecutes U.S. and international patent applications, and provides opinions on patentability, infringement, and validity. He is an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association (AAA) and the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), a member of the Academy of Court-Appointed Masters (ACAM), and a Licensed Professional Engineer. He served on the Board of Commissioners for Salisbury Township and on the Board of Commissioners for Lehigh County, and currently serves as a Delegate to the Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) House of Delegates. Mr. Kozuch also plays an active role on the Board of Directors of the Bar Association of Lehigh County where he serves as President.

Awards & Recognitions

• Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent Rated

• Best Lawyers in America, 2013-2019

• Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, 2004-2018

• Trial Advocacy Award for Achievement in the Field of Trial Advocacy, The Barristers Society, Temple University School of Law

Industries Served

• Aerospace

• Automotive

• Chemicals

• Cleantech

• Consumer Products

• Energy

• Engineering & Construction

• Financial Services

• Materials Handling

• Medical Devices

• Pharmaceuticals

• Other High Technology

Related Representative Matters

• Represented six generic pharmaceutical manufacturers in ten ANDA litigations in four jurisdictions (DE, NJ, NY, IL)

• Prepared memorandum on patent infringement damages for pharmaceutical client and assisted in decision which saved hundreds of millions of dollars

• Successfully represented generic pharmaceutical company in ANDA litigation involving Niaspan® (niacin extended release)

• In re ‘318 Patent Litigation, 578 F.Supp.2d 711 (D. Del. 2008), aff’d, 583 F.3d 1317 (Fed. Cir. 2009). Represented one of generic manufacturers in a patent infringement suit filed under 35 U.S.C. § 271(c)(2) regarding ANDA filing for an Alzheimer’s drug sold under the name Razdyne®/Reminyl® (galanthamine)

• Obtained jury verdict of $404,000 for client and defeated $216,000 counterclaim in action against consultant for failure to properly design computerized information system. Judgment was affirmed on appeal

• Procured family of patents on multiple inventions in eight countries for technology which client licensed in a multi-million dollar deal

• Salvaged valuable patent coverage from patent applications narrowly drafted and ineffectively prosecuted by prior counsel for medical device manufacturer

• Served as an arbitrator in a medical device case involving a claim for breach of a royalty agreement and a counterclaim for patent misuse/antitrust violation, and various defenses, including forgery and conspiracy

• Served as an arbitrator in an energy-related case involving claims for breach of a covenant not to compete, misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of contract, and trademark infringement

• Served as an arbitrator in a chemicals supply case for breach of a supply agreement and payment of royalties pursuant to a royalty agreement, plus a counterclaim for damages and a patent infringement defense

• Served as an arbitrator in a dispute over an alleged breach of a franchise agreement for a restaurant in which the claimant sought damages and an order that respondent be required to discontinue use of trade names, trademarks, and service marks

• Served as an arbitrator in a dispute over alleged breaches of several related agreements between a manufacturer of metal alloys and an exclusive sales agent for the metal alloys

• Schmidt v. Finish Line, Inc., 2000 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 6248 *; 2000 WL 565216 (E.D. Pa. 2000). Successfully represented plaintiff in trademark infringement case

• Obtained favorable settlement for client in copyright infringement case when defendant agreed to remove all infringing merchandise from its chain of stores

Areas of Practice (21)

  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • Copyrights
  • Trade Secrets
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • ANDA Litigation
  • Clearance (Right-to-use) Opinions
  • Client Counseling
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Copyright Infringement Litigation
  • Due Diligence Studies
  • Infringement Opinions
  • International Patents
  • Licensing Agreements
  • Patent Infringement Litigation
  • Patent Procurement
  • Patentability Searches and Opinions
  • Trade Secrets Litigation
  • Trademark Infringement Litigation
  • Validity Searches and Opinions

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
215-874-6593  Phone
215-567-2010  Phone
215-751-1142  Fax
University Attended:
Cornell University, B.S.M.E., 1972; Lehigh University, M.B.A., 1976
Law School Attended:
Temple University School of Law, J.D., 1985
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania; U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit; 1985, Pennsylvania; registered to practice before U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Bar Associations; Philadelphia Intellectual Property Law Association; Bar Association of Lehigh County.
Birth Information:
Ford City, Pennsylvania, March 24, 1950
Hobbies & interests:
running, reading
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover

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