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Robert E. Cowen – 2012

Robert E. Cowen – 2012

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POSITIONS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 filing instructions.) 
[ZJ NONE (No reportable positions.) 
POSITION NAME ORGANIZATION/ENTITY 

II. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 14-16 filing instructions.) 

[ZJ NONE (No reportable agreements.) 

PARTIES AND TERMS 

Cowen, Robert 
Ill. NON-INVESTMENT ME. (Reporting individual and spouse; see pp. 17-24 filing instructions.) Filer's Non-Investment Income [{] NONE (No reportable non-investment income.)  
SOURCE AND TYPE  INCOME (yours, not spouse's) Spouse's Non-Investment Income -If 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 State New Jersey 

IV. REIMBURSEMENTS -transportation, lodging.food, entertainment. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 25-27 offi/ing instructions.) NONE (No reportable reimbursements.)  SOURCE New York Intellectual Property Law Assn.  DATES March -24, 2012  LOCATION New York,  PURPOSE Dinner  ITEMS PAID PROVIDED Dinner Honor the Federal Judiciary Meals, Hotel, Travel Expenses 

Cowen, Robert GIFTS. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 28-31 filing instructions.) 

[{] NONE (No reportable gifts.) 

DESCRIPTION VALUE 

VI. LIABILITIES. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 32-33 filing instructions.) 

[{] NONE (No reportable liabilities.) 
DESCRIPTION VALUE CODE 

Cowen, Robert 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, vatue, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 fitinc 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) 
(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)  Code3  redemption)  (J-P)  (A-H)  (if private  

transaction) Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 less  B41,001 -$2,500 =$2,501 -$5.000  045,001-$15.000  E415.001-$5 0.000  
(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 =$50,00  $100.000 I00.00 -$250.000  
(See Columns and 03) =$250.00 -$500.000 =$500.001 -$1 .00 000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =$5.000.00 -$25,000.000 =$25.000.001 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment  T=Cash Market  
(See Column C2) =Book Value  V=Other =Estimated  

Cowen, Robert 
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  ofreporting period  

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

Home Depot (Common Stock) Dividend Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 Jess =$1,00 -$2,500  c=$2.501 -$5,000  0=$5.001-$15.000  E=$15.00l -$50.000  
(See Cohunns and 04) =$50.001 -$100.000 =$!00.001 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000  112 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes  J=$15.000 less  K=$15.001  $50.000  L=$50,001 -$100.000 =$100.001 -$250.000  
(Sec Columns and 03)  N=$250.00 -$500.000  0=$500.00 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =$5.000. 001 -$25.000.000  
P3=$25.000.00  $50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(See Column C2)  U=Book Value  V=Othcr  W=Estimated  

Cowen, Robert 

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -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  

(2) (2) (3) 
(4) (5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset exempt from prior disclosure  Amount Code (A-H)  Type (e.g., div., rent, int.)  Value Code (J-P)  Value Method Code (Q-W)  Type (e.g., buy, sell, redemption)  Date mm/dd/yy  Value Code (J-P)  Gain Code (A-H)  Identity buyer/seller (if private transaction)  
Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (Common Stock)  Dividend  

36. 
Oppenheimer Developing Mrkts None Buy 4130112 

37. 
Ridgeworth FD-Midcap Dividend 

38. 
Royce Value None 

Merger BEN INT Dividend Income Gain Codes: 1,000 less =$1 ,00 -$2 ,500 2.501 -$5.000  D=$ 5.001 -$15.000 =$15.001-$50.000  
(See Columns and D4) 50.001 -$!00.000 =$100.001  $1,000.000  lll =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000  fl2 =More than $5.000.000  
2.Value Codes J=$1 5,000orless K=$1 5,001 50.000 50.001 -$!00.000 =$100. -$250.0  
(See Columns and 03) =$2 50.00 -$500.000 500.00 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001 5.000.000 5.000.001 -$2 5.000.000 =$2 5.000.00 -$50,000.000 =More than $50. 000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column  U=Book Value  V=Othcr =Estimated  

Cowen, Robert 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instmctions.; 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) 
(4) (5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset exempt from prior disclosure  Amount Code (A-H)  Type (e.g., div., rent, int.)  Value Code (J-P)  Value Method Code (Q-W)  Type (e.g., buy, sell, redemption)  Date mm!ddlyy  Value Code (J-P)  Gain Code (A-H)  Identity buyer/seller (if private transaction)  
52.  Merrill-Lynch Capital Trust (Preferred Stock)  Interest  

53. 
N.J. Healthcare Fae. 7-01-19 Interest 

54. 
N.J. Educational Fae. 7-01-34 Interest Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 less 41,001 -$2.500  c=$2.501 -$5.000  D=$5.001 -$1 5.000  E=$15.00l -$50,000  
(Sec Columns and D4)  F=$50,001 -$100.000 =$!00.001 -$1.000.000  Ill =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =More than $5. 000.000 Value Codes  J=$15.000 less =$15,001 -$50.000 =$50.001 -$!00.000  M=$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  T=Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2)  U=Book Value  V=Othcr  W=Estimated  

Cowen, Robert 
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  ofreporting period  

(I) 
(I) (2) (I) (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) 
69. 
Rogers, School District Interest 

70. 
Mass. Hsg Fin Agy Interest 

71. 
Cleveland, Airport Interest Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less  B41,001 -$2 ,500  c=$2.501 -$5.000  D=$5.001-$15.000  E=$15.001 -$50.000  
(Sec Columns and D4)  f=$50.00 -$100.000 =$100.001 -$1 .000.000  Ill =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes  J=$15.000 less  K=$15,001 -$50.000 =$50.00 -$100.000 =$100.001 -$250.000  
(Sec Columns and 03) =$250.001 -$500.000  0=$500,001 ,000.000 =$1.000.00t -$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)  U=Book Value  V=Othcr =Estimated  

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

Transactions during reporting period 
(2) (I) (2) (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.) (J-P) Code redemption) (J-P) (A-H) (if private 
transaction) 
86. 
Certificate Deposit -Wells Fargo Interest 

87. 
Certificate Deposit-Hudson City Savings Interest Bank 

88. 
Certificate Deposit -Hudson City Savings Interest Bank 

89. 
Certificate Deposit -Hudson City Savings Interest Buy 11/29/12 Bank 

90. 
Treasury Notes -Various Maturities Interest 

91. 
IRA#! lnt./Div. Income Gain Codes: ,000 less =$1.00 -$2.500  c=$2.501 -$5.000  D=$5.00I -$15.000 =$15.00 -$50.000  
(Sec Columns and D4) =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.00 -$1.000.000  Ill =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes  J=$15,000orlcss =$15.001 -$50.000  L=$50.00 I00.000 =$!00.001 -$250.000  
(Sec Columns and 03)  N=$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  
3.Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment  T=Cash Market  
(See Column C2)  U=Book Value  V=Othcr ::=Estimated  

Cowen, Robert 

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) (I) (2) (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,  Code2  Method  buy, sell,  mm/dd/yy  Code2  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 =$1,001 -$2.500  c=$2.501 -$5.000  0=$5.001 -$15.000 =$15.001 -$50.000  
(Sec Columns and  F=$50.00l -$100.000  G=$100.001 -$1.000.000  Ill =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000  112 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes =$I 5.000 less =$15.001 -$50.000  L=$50.00 -$100.000  M=$JOO.OD -$250.000  
(See Columns and 03)  N=$250.00 -$500 .00  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  T=Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2)  U=Book Value  V=Other  W=Estimated  

Name Person Reporting 
Cowen, Robert 
05/01/2013

VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (lndicate part ofreport.) 
Item 48, letter dated September 29, 1989, Chairman Pratt, after receiving Judicial Ethics Committee authority advised that Section VII need only disclose aggregate income and value information for the above-referenced trust. 
Item combines Items and last year's report since they are the same investment purchased different times. 
Item combines items75 and last year's report since they are the same investment purchased different times. 
Items 115 and 116, Column B(I): when there has been income from investment, the past Column B(I) has been left blank even though "Dividend" was entered because that was what the type would there was one. 

Cowen, Robert 
0510112013
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: Robert Cowen 
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