J. Kevin Grogan 



J. Kevin Grogan has been practicing intellectual property law exclusively for over thirty years. Recently he helped form Grogan, Tuccillo & Vanderleeden, LLP after being a managing partner at another boutique intellectual property law firm for over fifteen years. Kevin's experience in intellectual property law is extensive, and includes prosecution, litigation and transactional work that spans a diverse field of industries and technologies.

For many years, Kevin has also served as an advisor to a quasi-public state agency charged with the evaluation and investment in promising new enterprises, especially as to the development and protection of the intellectual property critical to the success of the endeavor.

Kevin also has the rare experience of being lead counsel for Complainants in a Section 337 Investigation before the International Trade Commission (ITC) that included a request for Temporary Exclusion Order. He has also written several articles about the ITC practice based on his experience.

Prior to receiving his law degree Mr. Grogan was a research physicist at Bell Telephone Laboratories in the fields of lasers and semiconductor devices. He is a co-author of several technical papers in these areas.

Kevin holds a Bachelors and Master’s degree in physics from University of Vermont. He obtained his law degree from Seton Hall University School of Law and is admitted to practice before the state courts in the states of Connecticut, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania the federal district courts for the Districts of Connecticut and Massachusetts as well as the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He is also registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.


2017 Sundance Film Festival, Panelist; “Financial Considerations in Making Independent Films
2016 Sundance Film Festival, Panelist; “Financing Independent Films and Avoiding Pitfalls
2016 Toronto International Film Festival, Panelist; “Intellectual Property Issues with Independent Films
2015 Toronto International Film Festival, Panelist; “Intellectual Property Issues with Independent Films
An Alternative Way to Protect your Intellectual Property, The Illinois Manufacturer, Fall 2010
An alternative solution for IP Litigation in U.S.: Initiating an ITC investigation, Managing IP in China, September 2013

Properties of NMOS Silicon Gate Transistors Fabricated in a Large Area Laser Crystallized Silicon on Insulators, 
IEEE Conference

Laser Crystallization of Silicon Films on Glass, Applied Physics Letters

Ferro-Electric Memory, Bell Laboratories Technical Memorandum

Electron Beam Induced Reactive Etching, Bell Laboratories Technical Memorandum