Harumi Kojo, a former judge, is a well-known intellectual property lawyer whose practice focuses primarily on intellectual property litigation, including patent, trademark, design patent, copyright and antitrust/unfair competition. She actively advises on infringement and validity issues, licensing and other related agreements. In 2001 Harumi was appointed as a judge in the Tokyo High Court, Intellectual Property Division, where she served until 2005.


1. University of Virginia School of Law, Master of Laws (1983)
2. The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan (1976)
3. University of Tokyo, Bachelor of Laws (1974)


1. Admitted to practice in Japan (Bengoshi)

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Harumi Kojo