Chief Administrative Law Judge Paul J. Luckern was the longest-serving ALJ handling Section 337 investigations at the ITC. Luckern served as an ALJ at the ITC since 1984. On July 3, 2008, Luckern was named Chief Administrative Law Judge at the ITC. The ITC announced his retirement on August 3, 2011. See our August 4, 2011 post for more details.

Chief ALJ Luckern's background information is set forth below:

Personal Background
  • Native of Auburn, New York

Educational Background
  • Georgetown University – LL.B (J.D.); LL.M
  • Georgetown University – B.S., Chemistry cum laude
  • Cornell University – M.S., Organic Chemistry

Professional Background
  • U.S. Social Security Administration – Administrative Law Judge
  • U.S Department of Justice – Intellectual Property Trial Attorney
  • Fish & Neave (New York City, New York) – Attorney
  • U.S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals – Technical Advisor
  • J.R. Geigy, A.G. (Basil, Switzerland) – Patent Consultant
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office – Patent Examiner
  • Eastman Kodak – Chemist

To view the full bios and photos of all the ALJs, please visit the ITC website.