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   3John W. KozakChicago(312) 616-5600jkozak@leydig.comjkozak@leydig.comLeydig Voit & Mayer Ltdwww.leydig.comwww.leydig.comkozakj.jpgCommercial LitigationIntellectual Property LawPatent LawPatent Litigation & TrialsTrade Secret MattersIP CounselingLicensing
John W. Kozakjkozak@leydig.com
Leydig Voit & Mayer Ltdhttp://www.leydig.com
180 N Stetson Ave Ste 4900
Chicago IL 60601-6731
Ph.(312) 616-5600 Fx.(312) 616-5700
Recommended by peers in:    Extensive Experience in:
Commercial Litigation    Patent Litigation & Trials
Intellectual Property Law    Trade Secret Matters
Patent Law     IP Counseling
    Licensing
Advisory Board Member
County:  Cook
Litigator:  Yes

Practice Description:  
Mr. Kozak specializes in intellectual property litigation and counseling across a broad spectrum of technologies. He has acted as trial counsel in both jury and bench trials, and is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. He also has considerable experience in both domestic and international negotiations and licensing. His memberships include the Licensing Executive Society (LES), the Association Internationale Pour La Protection De La Propriete Industrialle (AIPPI), the American Bar Association (ABA), The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), and the Lawyers Club of Chicago.

Technologies with which Mr. Kozak has been involved include electrical and fiber optic connectors, telephone and facsimile equipment, television, microprocessors, semiconductors, digital numerical controllers, lasers, machine vision, liquid crystal displays, computers, computer software, geophysical surveying equipment, food processing, agricultural chemicals, adhesives, abrasives, pharmaceuticals and immunoassays.


Bar Admissions:  
Illinois
District of Columbia; Supreme Court of the United States
U.S. Courts of Appeal for the Federal Circuit, Third Circuit, Fifth Circuit, Seventh Circuit, and Eleventh Circuit
U.S. District Courts for Northern District of Illinois (Trial Bar)
District of Columbia
District of Arizona, Eastern District of Michigan, and Western District of Michigan


Hourly Rate:  $401-$500

Retainer:  Varies

Date of Birth:  1943

Law School:  Georgetown University Law Center,J.D., 1968
Undergraduate School:  University of Notre Dame, B.S., electrical engineering, 1965

Employment History:  
Mr. Kozak was a patent advisor to the Office of Naval Research's Naval Weapon Center prior to joining his present firm in 1969. He became a member of the firm in 1974 and served as chairman of the firm's Management Committee from 1982 to 1991. He has been president of the firm since 2002.


Firm Description:  
When the leaders of industry are faced with difficult or unique intellectual property issues, Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd. provides trusted counsel. The firm has been at the forefront of intellectual property law for more than 100 years and enjoys an international reputation for excellence in all areas of intellectual property practice.

The firm numbers more than 80 attorneys in four U.S. offices and provides counseling, litigation, licensing and prosecution services to clients throughout the world.




Additional Office Locations:  
Washington, D.C.; Seattle, Washington; Rockford, Illinois

1011994
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