An Indian-origin leading intellectual property lawyer of Singapore has been appointed as a judicial commissioner of thecountry`s Supreme Court, according to an official statement. Dedar Singh Gill, 59, has been appointed by President Halimah Yacob as the apex court`s judicial commissioner for a period of two years. Gill will begin his role on August 1 for a period of two years, astatement from the Prime Minister`s Office said. He will be sworn in on August 3. A lawyer with over 30 years of experience, he is one of Singapore`s top intellectual property (IP) litigators, representing corporate clients who are household names.He is former president of the Asian Patent Attorneys Association (Singapore Group) and was also appointed as deputy president of the Copyright Tribunal.