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Brian M. Cogan – 2012

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Government Act 1978 
Rev. 112013 
FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2012 U.S.C. app.  101-1I1) Person Reporting (last name, first, middle initial) Cogan, Brian Court Organization U.S. District Court, Date Report 05/08/2013 Title (Article lll judges indicate active senior status; magistrate judges indicate full-or part-time) U.S. District Judge -Active  Sa. Report Type (check appropriate type) Nomination Date Initial [ZJ Annual Sb. Amended Report Final Reporting Period 01/01/2012 12/31/2012 Chambers Office Address Courthouse 
225 Cadman Plaza East 
Brooklyn, 1120 

IMPORTANT NOTES: The instructions accompanying this form must followed. Complete all parts, checking the NONE box for each part where you have reportable information. POSITIONS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 filing instructions.)  NONE (No reportable positions.)  
POSITION  NAME ORGANIZATION/ENTITY Member the Board Trustees  Brooklyn Queens Conservatory Music 

II. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 14-16 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable agreements.) 

Date Report 
Cogan, Brian 
05/08/2013 
III. N-INVESTMENT ME. (Reporting individ11a/ and spo11se; see pp. 7-24 filing instT11ctions.) Filer's Non-Investment Income [{] NONE (No reportable non-investment income.)  
SOURCE AND TYPE  INCOME (yours, not spouse's) Spouse's Non-Investment Income -I/you were married during any portion the reporting year, complete this section. 
(Dollar amount not required except for honoraria.) NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) SOURCE AND TYPE 2012 	Hogan Lovells LLP, Attorney 

IV. REIMBURSEMENTS --transportation, lodging,food, entertainment. 
(Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 25-27 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable reimbursements.) SOURCE DATES LOCATION 	Patent Pilot Program May 16-17, 2012 Washington, D.C. 	
Cornell Law School April 13-15, 2012 Ithaca, New York 	
New York State Bar May 18, 201 New Paltz, New York Association 	
Cornell Law School October 18-19, 2012 ltchaca, New York 	
Federal Judicial Center November 201 New York, New York 

PURPOSE 
Federal Circuit Patent Pilot Program judge the Langfan Moot Court Competition 
NYSBA's Litigation section spring meeting 
Guest Lecture 
Preparation 201 FDR 
ITEMS PAID PROVIDED 
Transportation, meals and hotel 
Transportation, meals and hotel 
Transportation, meals and hotel 
Transportation, meals and hotel 
Professional fees 
Cogan, Brian 

DESCRIPTION VALUE GIFTS. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 28-31 filing instructions.) 

VI. LIABILITIES. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 32-33 filing instructions.)  NONE (No reportable liabilities.)  
CREDITOR  DESCRIPTION  VALUE CODE  Amex Platinum  Credit Card  Chase Visa  Credit Card 

Date Report 
Cogan, Brian 
05/08/2013 

VII. INVESTMENTS and usTS -income, value, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period reporting period  

(I) (2) (I) (2) 
(I) 
(2) 
(4) (5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset  Amount  Type (e.g.,  Value  Value  Type (e.g.,  Date  Value  Gain  Identity  
exempt from prior disclosure  Code  div., rent,  Code  Method  buy, sell,  mm/dd/yy  Code  Code  buyer/seller  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code  redemption)  (J-P)  (A-H)  (if private  

transaction) Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 less =$1,001 -$2.500 2.501 -$5.000 =$5,001 -$15.000 =$15.001 -$50,000  
(Sec Columns and D4) =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.001 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes =$15.000 less  K=$15.00l -$50.000 =$50,00I -$100.000 =$100.001 -$250.000  
(Sec Columns and 03) =$250.001 -$500.000 =$500,00 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =$5.000.001 -$25.000.000 =$25.000.001 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value  V=Othcr =Estimated  

Cogan, Brian 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, vatue, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing 
instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period reporting period  

(I) (I) (4) 
Place "{X)" after each asset  Amount  Type (e.g.,  Value  Value  Type (e.g.,  Date  Value  Gain  Identity  
exempt from prior disclosure  Code  div., rent,  Code  Method  buy, sell,  mm/dd/yy  Code  Code  buyer/seller  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code  redemption)  (J-P)  (A-H)  (if private  

transaction) Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 Jess =$1.001 -$2,500 =$2.501 -$5,000 =$5.001 -$15.000 =$15.001 -$50,000  
(See Columns and 04) =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.001 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000  112 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes =$15.000 less =$15,001 -$50.000 =$50,00I  $100.000 =$100.001 -$250.000  
(See Columns and 03) =$250.00 -$500.000 =$500.00 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001-$5,000.000 =$5.000.001 -$25.000.000 =$25.000.001 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(See Column C2) =Book Value  V=Othcr =Estimated  

Cogan, Brian 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, vatue, transactions r1nc111des those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period  ofreporting period  

(I) (2) (4) (5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset 
Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value Gain Identity 
Code 
exempt from prior disclosure 
div., rent, Code Method buy, sell, mm/dd/yy Code Code buyer/seller 
(A-H) int.) 
Code3 redemption) (J-P) (A-H) (if private (Q-W) transaction) Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less =$1,00 -$2,500 =$2.501 -$5.000 0=$5,001 -$15.000 =$15.001 -$50.000 (Sec Columns and 04) =$50.001 -$100.000 =$I00.00 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =More than $5.000.000 
Value Codes J=$1 5.000 less =$15.001 -$50,000 =$50.001 -$100.000 I00.00 -$250.000 

(Sec Columns and =$250.00 -$500.000 =$500,00I -$1.000.000 =$1,000.001 -$5.000.000 =$5.000.001 -$25,000.000 =$25.000,001 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 
Value Mc1hod Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only =Assessment =Cash Market (Sec Column C2) V=Othcr =Book Value =Estimated 

Cogan, Brian 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period reporting period  

(I) (2) (2) (3) (4) (5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value Gain Identity exempt from prior disclosure div., rent, Code Method buy, sell, mm/dd/yy Code Code buyer/seller
Code 
(A-H) int.) Code redemption) 
(A-H) (if private transaction) Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 less =$1,001 -$2,500 =$2.501 -$5.000  D45.00 -$15.000  E=$15.001-$50.000  
(See Columns and D4) =$50.001 -$100.000 100.00 -$1.000.000  111 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000  112 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes =$15.000 less  K=$150001-$50.000 =$50.00 100.000 =$I 00.001 -$250.000  
(See Columns and DJ) =$250.001 -$500.000 =$500.001 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =$5.000.001 -$25,000.000 =$25.000.001 -$50.0 00.000 =More than $50.000.0 Value Mclhod Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value  V=Othcr =Estimated  

Cogan, Brian 
05/08/2013
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS instructions.)
--income, va1ue, transactions r1nc111des those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period reporting period  

(I) (2) (I) (2) (I) (2) (3) 
Place "(X)" after each asset  Amount  Type (e.g.,  Value  Value  Type (e.g.,  Date  Value  Gain  Identity  
exempt from prior disclosure  Code  div., rent,  Code2  Method  buy, sell,  mm/dd/yy  Code  Code  buyer/seller  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code  redemption)  (J-P)  (A-H)  (if private  

transaction) 
69. 70. 71.  -Managers AMG FDS (Formerly Yacktman Focused FD) -Manning and Napier Fund World Opportunities Ser -Matthews Pacific Tiger Fund  Dividend Dividend Dividend  See note Part VIII  
72. 73. 74.  -Oppenheimer International Growth Fund-CL -Perkins Mid Cap Value Fund -Payden Invt Group High Income  Dividend Dividend Dividend  Sold  12/26/12  
75.  -Prudential Jennison Mid Cap  Dividend  
76.  -Prudential Jennison Nat Res  None  
77. 78.  -Oppenheimer International Bond Fund -SPDR SER  Dividend None  Buy Buy  12/26/12 12/26/12  
79.  -Thornburg Intl Value Fund  Dividend  
80.  -Wasatch Advisors Funds Inc Small Cap  Dividend  
81. 82. 83.  -Wells Fargo Advtg Intermdt Tax/Amt Free Fund -Western Asset Managed Muni (Formerly Legg Mason Western) -Goldman Sachs Tollkeeper Fund  Dividend Dividend None  Sold Sold  12/26/12 12/26/  See note Part Vlll  
84. 85.  IRA -Alger Capital Appreciation Inst! Portfolio  Int./Div.  Buy  05/ 10/12 Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less  841,001-$2,500 =$2.501  $5.000  D=$5.001 -$15.000 =$15.001 -$50.000  
(See Columns and D4) =$50.001. $100.000 =$100.001 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes =$15.000 less =$15.001 -$50.000 =$50.001  $100.000 =$100,001  $250.000  
{Sec Columns and 03) =$250.001 -$500,000 =$500.00 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =$5,000.001 -$25.000.000 =$25.000.001 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated  

Cogan, Brian 

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 offilinc instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period reporting period  

(I) (2) (2) (I) (2) (3) (4) 
Place "(X)" after each asset  Amount  Type (e.g.,  Value  Value  Type (e.g.,  Date  Value  Gain  Identity  
exempt from prior disclosure  Code  div., rent,  Code  Method  buy, sell,  mm/dd/yy  Code  Code  buyer/seller  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code  redemption)  (J-P)  (A-H)  (if private  

transaction) Income Gain Codes; =$1,000 less  8=$1,001-$2.500 =$2.501 -$5,000  0=$5.001 -$15.000 =$15.001 -$50,000  
(Sec Colunms and D4) =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100,001 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000  112 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes =$15.000 less =$15.001 -$50.000 =$50,001 -$100.000 =$100.001 -$250.000  
(Sec Columns and 03) =$250.001 -$500.000 =$500.001 -$1.000.000 =$1,000.001 -$5.000.000 =$5.000.001 -$25,000.000 =$25.000.001 -$50,000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated  

Cogan, Brian 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period reporting period  

(I) (2) (2) (1) (2) (3) (5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset 
Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value Gain Identity 
Code
exempt from prior disclosure 
div., rent, Code2 Method buy, sell, mm/dd/yy Code Code buyer/seller 
(A-H) int.) 
Code redemption) (J-P) (A-H) (if private (Q-W) transaction) Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 less =$1,00 -$2.500 =$2.501 -$5,000  D=$5.00I -$15.000 =$15.001 -$50.000  
(See Columns and D4) =$50,001-$100.000 =$100.00 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes =$15,000 less =$15.001 -$50.000 =$50.00 -$I 00.000 =$100.00I $250.000  
(Sec Columns and 03) =$250.00 -$500.000 =$500.00 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5,000.000 =$5.000.001 $25.000.000 =$25.000.001 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated  

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS instructions.)
--income, vat11e, transactions r1nc111des those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 34-60 fiting NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period reporting period  

(2) (I) (2) (I) (3) 
(5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset  Amount  Type (e.g.,  Value  Value  Type (e.g.,  Date  Value  Gain  Identity  
exempt from prior disclosure  Code  div., rent,  Code  Method  buy, sell,  mm/dd!yy  Code  Code  buyer/seller  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code  redemption)  (J-P)  (A-H)  (if private  
(Q-W)  transaction) Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less =$1.00 -$2.500 =$2.501 -$5,000  045.001 -$15.000 =$15.001-$50,000  
(Sec Columns and D4) =$50.001 -$!00. 000 =$100.001 -$1.000.00 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes =$15.000 less =$15.001 -$50.000 =$50.00 -$I 00.000 =$I 00.00 -$250.000  
(Sec Columns and D3) =$250.001 -$500.000  0=$500.001 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5,000.000 =$5.000.001 -$25,000.000 =$25.000.001 -$50,000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value  V=Othcr =Estimated  

Cogan, Brian 

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, vatue, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instrucrions.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period reporting period  

(I) (2) (I) (2) (I) (2) (3) (5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset 
Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value Gain Identity 
Code
exempt from prior disclosure 
div., rent, Code Method buy, sell, mm/dd/yy Code Code buyer/seller 
(A-H) int.) 
Code redemption) (J-P) (A-H) (if private 
transaction) Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 less =$1,001 -$2.500 =$2.501 -$5.000  0=$5.001-$15.000 =$15.001 -$50.000  
(Sec Columns and 04) =$50.00 I-$I 00.000 100.00 I-$1,000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000  112 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes =$15,000 less =$15,001 -$50,000 =$50.001 -$I 00.000 100.00 -$250.000  
(See Columns and 03) =$250,00I -$500.000  0=$500,00 -$1.000.000 =$1,000.001 -$5.000.000 =$5.000.001 -$25,000.000 =$25.000.00 -$50,000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment  T=Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value  V=Other =Estimated  

Cogan, Brian 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS --income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period reporting period  

(1) (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset  Amount  Type (e.g.,  Value  Value  Type (e.g.,  Date  Value  Gain  Identity  
exempt from prior disclosure  Code  div., rent,  Code  Method  buy, sell,  mm/dd/yy  Code  Code  buyer/seller  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code  redemption)  (J-P)  (A-H)  (if private  

transaction) 
154. 
-PIM Total Inst 

155. 
-MIP (Formerly FID MGD Inc Port) 

See note Part VIII 
156. 
-NB Kaminsky 

157. 
-NB Kaminsky IIJ 

158. 
-FID Retire Money Market 

159. 
College Access 529 Plan 

None 
160. -Portfolio 005 Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 less =$1 ,001 -$2.500 =$2.501 $5.000 =$5.001 -$15.000 =$15.001  $50.000  
(Sec Colunms and 04) =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.001 -$I .000.000  III =$1.000.001  $5.000.000 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes  J=$15.000orlcss =$15.001 -$50.000 =$50.00I -$I 00.000 =$100.001 -$250.000  
(Sec Columns and 03) =$250.001 -$500.000 =$500.001 $1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =$5.000.001 -$25.000.000 =$25.000.001 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000. 000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value  V=Othcr =Estimated  

Name Person Reporting 
05/08/2013
Cogan, Brian
VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (lndicate part ofreport.) Part VII, page5, line 11; page line 33; page line 63; page 10, line 96; page 12, line 128: The name asset of"Rydes SGI Mid Cap Value Fund" was changed "Guggenheim Mid Cap Value". Part VII, page line 16; page line 00; page 12, line 131: The name asset "!shares Trust Barclays Aggr Bond Fund" was changed "!share Core 
Total Bond Market". Part VII, page line 17: The name asset "Janus Advisor Ser Forty Fund" was changed "Janus Invt Fund". Part VII, page line 39; page line 69; page 11, line 04; page 12, line 135: The name asset "Yacktman Focused FD" was changed "Managers AMG 

FDS". Part VII, page line 52; page line 82: The name asset "Legg Mason Western Asset Managed Muni Fund" was changed "Western Asset Managed Muni Fund". Part VII, page 11, line 114; page 13, line 144: The income and value the asset "Reserve Fund Primary Fund Treasury Class" were below the reporting thresholds. Part VII, page 14, line 155: The name asset of"FID MGD Inc Port" was changed "MIP I". 

Cogan, Brian 

IX. CERTIFICATION. certify that all information given above (including information pertaining spouse and minor dependent children, any) accurate, true, and complete the best knowledge and belief, and that any information not reported was withheld because met applicable statutory provisions permitting non-disclosure. further certify that earned income from outside employment and honoraria and the acceptance gifts which have been reported are compliance with the provisions of5 U.S.C. app. 501 et. seq., U.S.C.  7353 and Judicial Conference regulations. 
Signature: Brian Cogan 
NOTE: ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO KNOWINGLY AND WILLFULLY FALSIFIES FAILS FILE THIS REPORT MAY SUBJECT CIVIL AND CRIMINAL SANCTIONS U.S.C. app.  104) 
Committee Financial Disclosure Administrative Office the United States Courts Suite 2-301 One Columbus Circle, N.E. Washington, D.C. 20544