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Profile: Meet Japan’s new chief IP judge

Peter Leung, Hong Kong

Toshiaki Iimura, one of the most experienced IP judges in Japan, has been appointed chief judge of the IP High Court in Tokyo

The appointment became effective on April 1. Iimura was previously presiding judge of the Third Division of the IP High Court, where lawyers say he had a reputation for issuing cutting-edge judgments.

“I think he is probably the most well...

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