About Samson Helfgott

For more than 40 years, Samson Helfgott has represented clients in domestic and international patent, trademark and copyright matters, international patent strategy, and patent and trademark administration. Active before both US and foreign patent tribunals, Samson is a prolific writer and lecturer and is frequently published in the area of US and international patent and trademark prosecution and litigation.

A leading voice in intellectual property law

A widely acclaimed lecturer, Samson served for many years as the coordinator of an annual program on Global Intellectual Property for the Practising Law Institute. He has lectured at all the major US Bar Associations, including the ABA, the AIPLA and the IPO, as well as in Europe, Japan and the Middle East. Samson has also lectured for Law Seminars International, World Intellectual Property Organization, National Association for Patent Practitioners, American Conference Institute, Half Moon LLC and others. He lectured at the annual American Intellectual Property Association's Patent Cooperation Treaty Seminar and the annual Practice Prosecution Training Program.

Samson has authored The Practitioner's Guide to the PCT, published by the ABA. He had written the quarterly news article on international intellectual property matters for the ABA IPL Landslide magazine. He also coordinated the International IP List Serve for the ABA, and was an advisory board member and contributor to World Intellectual Property Report, BNA International, Inc., London, England. He represented The American Intellectual Property Association at the Industry IP5 Meetings and the Industry Trilateral Meetings.

Samson speaks Hebrew and German.

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Practice Focus

  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • IP litigation


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