Obituary: Lord Justice Pumfrey

Lord Justice Pumfrey has died of a stroke, aged 56. Pumfrey, who became a High Court judge at the age of 46, made a significant contribution to the IP sector over the years.

Lord Justice Pumfrey has died of a stroke, aged 56.

Pumfrey, who became a High Court judge at the age of 46, made a significant contribution to the IP sector over the years.

His untimely death occurred just three days after handing down judgment on the complex dispute between Nokia and Interdigital and just a month after he was elevated from the High Court to the Court of Appeal.

Pumfrey LJ’s funeral will be held in Temple Church on Monday 14 January at 4.30pm.