Members


James C. McConnon

Email: James C. McConnon

Education:
Cornell University, BS, Mechanical Engineering/Aero Engineering
University of Pennsylvania, LLBAdmitted:
Pennsylvania
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
U.S. District Court, Eastern. District Pennsylvania
pro hac vice—state and federal courts
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Emphasis: Litigation, arbitration, licensing, acquisitions, client counseling

Background: Mr. McConnon has varied experience in many technologies, including electrostatics, printing, power systems, office equipment, textiles, and other electromechanical and mechanical apparatus. He serves as the firm's lead counsel in many patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret and unfair competition litigation matters in state and federal courts.



Alex R. Sluzas

Email: Alex R. Sluzas

Education:
Illinois Institute of Technology, BS, Chemistry
University of Wisconsin, PhD, Physical Chemistry
Temple University, JD, magna cum laude

Admitted:
Pennsylvania
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
U.S. District Court, Eastern District Pennsylvania
pro hac vice—state and federal courts
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

 

Emphasis: Litigation, patent and trademark prosecution, licensing, acquisitions, client counseling

Background: Mr. Sluzas has specialized in the study of liquid crystals and physical polymer chemistry. A former senior scientist and trademark counsel with Rohm and Haas Co., his practice areas include: polymers, resins, monomers, alloys, coatings, tertiary and quaternary wastewater treatment, printed circuit board cleaners and other solvents, with experience in mechanical, computer, biotechnology and chemical arts, trademarks, and copyrights. He has varied litigation experience in diverse technical areas. He served as Note and Comment Editor for the Temple Law Quarterly. He is a member of  Phi Lambda Upsilon and Sigma Xi.

Languages: French