Partner Samson Helfgott will speak at a “Amsterdam Colloquium: A Comprehensive Approach to Patent Quality” on June 8–9, 2007. Mr. Helfgott will be representing the American Bar Association Intellectual Property Law Section where he serves as a member of their Council. He will present on the topic "Examination Problems Encountered by US Applicants in the United States Patent and Trademark Office" on June 8 from 10:15–11:45 a.m.

In attendance will be the Commissioners of Patents from many patent offices including the United States Patent and Trademark Office, the Japanese Patent Office, the European Patent Office, the Finnish Patent Office, the Australian Patent Office and the Korean Patent Office. Also in attendance will be representatives of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and Patent User Groups from Japan, Europe, USA, Finland, Korea, and other countries.