Sigurjónsson & Thor

Intellectual Property Department

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What the team is known for Outstanding IP boutique that has a particular focus on trade mark matters. Advises on trade mark registration and prosecution mandates, with further experience in subsequent infringement cases. Assists with the filing of opposition proceedings on behalf of companies seeking to block the registration of similar marks. Acts for both domestic and international clients and offers expertise in the food and beverage, financial and technology sectors. Particularly noted for assisting globally recognised corporations with Icelandic trade mark matters and obtaining domain names.

Strengths One client highlights the team's "attentiveness and detailed responses," adding: "They can handle both prosecution and litigation work with ease."

Work highlights Advised the Elon Group on the registration of various designs in Iceland, including the reversal of initial refusals by the Icelandic Intellectual Property Office and the protection of the company's trade mark rights.

Notable practitioners

Magnús Haukur Magnússon
has longstanding experience in the IP market, assisting clients with trade mark disputes. He has a strong track record of handling multi-jurisdictional mandates.

Valborg Kjartansdóttir
assists leading multinationals with trade mark registration mandates, including the communication with the Icelandic IP authority. She is additionally experienced in design matters.