Mr. Kalman has over thirty-seven years experience litigating and trying complex business and commercial disputes in federal and state trial and appellate courts and in arbitration forums.
He is licensed to practice before federal and state courts in Pennsylvania and New York. He is also admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States, and has appeared in cases that have been submitted to or argued before the Court. Practice Areas: -Antitrust and Trade Regulation -Civil RICO -Complex Business Litigation -Complex Commercial Litigation -Contract Litigation -Copyright Infringement -Copyright Litigation -Corporate Litigation -False Advertising -Insurance Coverage -Intellectual Property Litigation -Noncompete Litigation -Patent Infringement -Professional Malpractice -Securities Arbitration -Self Regulatory Agency Investigations -Trademark Infringement -Unfair Competition
245 South Hutchinson Street
Philadelphia PA 19107-5722
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LITIGATION AND COUNSELING
Arnold I. Kalman has represented and counseled companies in the apparel manufacturing and retail industries, including Jordache, Guess, The Gitano Group, Sunshine Blues and Today's Man, in an assortment of business, trade, intellectual property, brand name product diversion matters and disputes. He has prosecuted and numerous cases involving copyright, trademark and patent infringement, false advertising, misappropriation of trade secrets and parallel and gray market product diversion. Arnold I. Kalman's success, arising out of a two week long preliminary injunction trial in which he defeated an attempt by his client's competitor to prevent his client from using a form of advertising essential to the continuation of its business, was sustained by the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Arnold I. Kalman also litigates opposition and cancellation proceedings before the United States Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Arnold I. Kalman also counsels clients on insurance coverage defense and indemnification issues arising out of intellectual property disputes with their insurers and on their behalf litigates such coverage disputes.
-Law Offices of Arnold I. Kalman
-January 1, 1996 to present
-Blank, Rome, Comisky & McCauley
-April 5, 1976 - December 31, 1995
-Admitted to Partnership: February 1, 1984
-Special Assistant City Solicitor, Special Litigation Section, City of Philadelphia
-September, 1975 to March, 1976 Law Clerk, Honorable
Robert N.C. Nix, Jr.
-Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
-August, 1973 to August, 1975
ADMITTED TO PRACTICE:
-New York, 1983
-U.S. Supreme Court, 1978
-Syracuse University, College of Law, J.D. 1973
-Temple University, B.A. cum laude, 1970
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Business Philadelphia (July, 1993, published in cooperation with the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce) selected Mr. Kalman among the "100 People To Watch" in 1993 as "Philly's Hottest New Leaders."
-Member, American Bar Association
-Intellectual Property Law Section
-Tort and Insurance Practice Section
-Member, Philadelphia Bar Association
-Supervising Editor from 1980-1989 of the Annual
Supplements to The Trial Handbook
-For Pennsylvania Lawyers, by J. Kleiner and E.P. Rome
Born June 10, 1948, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mr.
Kalman resides in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Syracuse University, College of Law
Juris Doctorate, 1973