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Robert E Cowen Financial Disclosure Report for 2007

Robert E Cowen Financial Disclosure Report for 2007

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Government Act 1978
Rev. 112008 
FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2007 U.S.C. app.  101-l Person Reporting (last name, first, middle initial) Cowen, Robert Title (Article Ill judges indicate active senior status; magistrate judges indicate full-or part-time) Senior U.S. Circuit Judge Court Organization U.S. Court Appeals 3rd Cir. Sa. Report Type (check appropriate type) Nomination. Date Initial [{] Annual Final Date Report 0510512008 Reporting Period 01/01/2007 12/31/2007  
Sb. Amended Re)lOrl Chambers Office Address 402 State Street Room 207 Trenton, 08608 the basis the Information contained this Report and any modifications pertaining thereto, is, opinion, compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Reviewing Officer Date  

IMPORT ANT NOTES: The instructions accompanying this form must followed. Complete all parts, checking the NONE box for each part where you have reportable information. Sign last page. POSIT! ONS. (Reporting individ11a/ only; see pp. 9-13 filing instructions.) 
[Z] 	NONE (No reportable positions.) POSITION NAME ORGANIZATION/ENTITY 

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

Name Person Reporting 
Date Report 
Cowen, Robert 
05/05/2008 
instructions.) Filer's Non-Investment Income 
[ZJ NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 

INCOME 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 2007 State New Jersey 

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  PURPOSE  ITEMS PAID PROVIDED  New York Intellectual Property Law Assn.  March 24,2007  New York,  Dinner  Dinner Honor the Federal JJudiciary Meals, Hotel Travel Expenses  The Brookings Institution  April -20,2007  Washington,  Educational Seminar  Meals, Hotel  

Name Person Reporting 
Date Report 
05/05/2008
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.)  
CREDITOR  DESCRIPTION  

CODE 

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and deperntent 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)
(2) (2) 
(3)  (4)  (5)  
Value  Gain  Identity  
Code2  Code  buyer/seller  
(J-P)  (A-H)  (if private  
transaction)  

Place "(X)" after each asset exempt from prior disclosure  Amount Code  Type (e.g., div., rent,  Value Code2  Value Method  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code  
(Q-W)  

Type (e.g., buy, sell, redemption) 
Date 
Month-
Day Alcoa (Common Stock) American International Group, Inc. (Common Stock) Artisan Small Cap Fd. (Mutual Fund)  Dividend Dividend None  Sold  8/07 (Common Stack) Chevron Texaco Corp. (Common Stock)  Dividend Dividend  Bought  9/11 Cisco Systems (Common Stock)  None Citigroup, Inc. (Common Stock)  Dividend Citigroup, Inc. (Common Stock)  Dividend  Partial Sale  11/09 Colgate Palmolive (Common Stock)  Dividend  
10. Conoco Phillips (Common Stock)  Dividend  
11. Deere Co. (Common Stock)  Dividend  
12. Dell Computer (Common Stock).  None  
13. Dodge Cox International Stock Fd. (Mutual Fund)  Dividend  
14. EMC Corp. (Common Stock)  None  
15. ExxonMobil (Common Stock)  Dividend  
16. FedEx Corp. (Common Stock)  Dividend  
17. FPA Paramount Fd. (Mutual Fund)  Dividend  Sold  8/07 Income Gain Codes: ,000 less =Sl,001  $2,500 =$2,50  $5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000  E=$15,00I -$50,000  
(Sec Columns and D4)  F=S50,00I -SJ00,000  os100,001-s1,ooo,ooo =$1,000,001  S5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 Jess =$15,001  $50,000 =$50,001  SI00,000 =$100,001. $250,000  
(See Columns and D3) =S250,00I  $500,000 =S500,00  1,000,000 =SI,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 =Cash Market  
(See Column C2) =Book Value  V--=Other =Estimated  

Name Person Reporting 
Date Report 
Cowen, Robert 
05/05/2008 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, vatue, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing ins1ruc11011s.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 
(4) (5) 
Gain Identity Value 
Code Code 
buyer/seller (J-P) 
(if private transaction) (A-H) 
------------------------.---
--- ---- 
(l) 
Amount exempt from prior disclosure 
Place "(X)" after each asset Code (A-H) 
(2) 
Type (e.g., div., rent, int.) 
(!) 
Value Code (J-P) 
(2) (I) 
Value Type (e.g., Method buy, sell, Code redemption) 
(Q-W) 
(2) 
Date 
Month Day  Income Gain Codes; =$1,000 less =$1,00 $2,500 c=$2,50 -$5,000 =$5,00 -$15,000 E=$15,00! -$50,000 
(See Columns and D4) F=$50,00 -$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 L=$50,00I -$I 00,000 =$I 00,00 -$250,000 
(Se Columns and D3) =$250,00 -$500,000 :$500,00 -S1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000,001 -$25,000,000 =$25,000,001 -$50,000,000 =More than $50,000,000 Value Metbod Codes Q=Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Markel j____ _:_olumn C2) U=Book Value V=Other W=Estimated 

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, vatue, transactians (Includes those spouse and dependent children: see PP 34-60 filing 1ns1ructious.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) Description Assets (including trust assets) Income during reporting period Gross value end reporting period Transactions during reporting period  
Place "(X)" after each asset exempt from prior disclosure  (1) Amount Code (A-H)  (2) Type (e.g., div., rent, inL)  (1) Value Code2 (J-P)  (2) Value Method Code (Q-W)  (1) Type (e.g., buy, sell, redemption)  (2) Date Month Day  (3) Value Code (J-P)  (4) Gain Code (A-H)  (5) Identity buyer/seller (if private transaction)  

JI.  Codes: =$1,000 less =$1,001 -S2,500 =S2,50 -S5,000 =$5,001-$15,000 =$15,001-$50,000  
(See Columns and D4) =$50,001 -$100,000 =SI00,001 -Sl,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =More than S5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 Jess =$15,001  $50,000 =$50,001  SI00,000 =$100,001. $250,000  
(See Columns and 03) =$250,001 -$500,000 =$500,001 -s1,000,000 =Sl,000,001  $5,000,000 =$5,000,001 -$25,000,000  
_P3 =$25,000,001  $50,000,000 =More than $50,000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Ooly) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(See Column C2) ==Book Value  V=Other =Estimated  

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, vatue, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instruc1io11s.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 

Name Person Reporting 

Date Report 
Cowen, Robert 
05/05/2008 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, vatue, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.; NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets 
(including trust assets) 

Place "(X)" after each asset 
exempt from prior disclosure  
Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
reporting period  reporting period  
(1)  (2)  (1)  (2)  (I)  (2)  (3)  (4)  (5)  
Amount  Type (e.g.,  Value  Value  Type (1'.g.,  Date  Value  Gain  Identity  
Code  div., rent,  Code2  Method  buy, sell,  Month- Code  Code  buyer/seller  
WH) int.)  (J-P)  Code  redemption)  Day  (J-P)  (A-H)  (if private  
(Q-W)  transaction)  

69. 70.  -Keeley Small Cap Value -Kinetics Paradigm -INST  Dividend Dividend  
71.  -Legg Mason Value Trust Mutual Fund  Dividend  
72.  -Quantative Group Fd. ugh  5116  
73.  -Statuit Capital Micro -Lap Fund  Dividend  
74.  -TCW Galileo FDs Inc. Mutual Fund  Dividend  
75.  -Wells Fargo FDS Mutual Fund  Dividend  
76.  -Cambiar Opportinity  Dividend  
77.  -Goldman Sacks Money Market  Interest  
78.  -Columbia Funds  Dividend  Bought  3/20  
79.  -Alger FDS  Dividend  Bought  9/17  
80.  -Dodge Cox Intl Stock Fund  Dividend  Bought  9/26  
81.  -Ivy  Dividend  Bought  6115 Income Gain Codes:  A=$1,000 less =$1,001 -$2,500 =$2,50 -$5,000 =$5,00 -$15,000  E=S 15,00 -$50,000  
(See Columns and D4) =$50,001 -SI00,000  G=$100,00l -Sl,OOO,OOO =Sl,000,001  $5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 less =$15,001 -$50,000 =$50,00 -$I 00,000  M=$ I00,00 -S250,000  
(See Columns and D3) =$250,001 -$500,000 =ssoo,001 -s1,ooo,ooo =Sl,000,001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000,001 -S25,000,000 =$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)  U=Book. Value  V=Other =Estimated  

Date Report 
Name Penon Reporting 
05/05/2008
Cowen, Robert 
VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (lndicatepartofRepon) 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 was erroneously listed last year's report sold. The transaction was partial sale only. 

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 U.S.C. app.  501 seq., U.S.C.  7353, and Judicial Conference regulations. 

NOTE: ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO KNOWINGLY AND WILFULLY FALSIFIES FAILS FILE THIS REPORT MAY SUBJECT CIVIL AND CRIMINAL SANCTIONS U.S.C. app.  104) 

FILING INSTRUCTIONS 
Mail signed original and additional copies to: 
Committee Financial Disclosure Administrative Office the United States Courts Suite 2-301 One Columbus Circle, N.E. Washington, D.C. 20544