Mr. Magnús Haukur Magnússon graduated from The University of Iceland in June 1984 as a lawyer and has practised as a lawyer since 1985. He became a partner in a law firm in Iceland in 1991 and joined Sigurjónsson & Thor ehf. as a partner in 1997. Mr. Magnússon is a member of FICPI, the Icelandic Bar Association and became a Supreme Court Attorney in November 1996. He is an European Patent Attorney and a member of The Association of Icelandic Trademark and Patent Agents. Served on the board of The Association of Icelandic Trademark and Patent Agents since 2007.
Served on the Board of Appeal in Competition matters in 1999- 2000.

Magnús Haukur Magnússon was a guest speaker at INTA Roundtable discussion in Reykjavik, Iceland on the “IP Translator Case” (CJEU ruling C-307/10) and its effects on practice on both the PTO and local agents on March 12,2013.  His contribution is summarized here.

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Sigurjónsson & Thor is highly recommended for trade mark protection and soft IP disputes. IP stars Valborg Kjartansdóttir and Magnús Haukur Magnússon are key contacts in the firm. The firm acted in a number of Office proceedings including representing MasterCard in a trade mark opposition.

Valborg Kjartansdóttir was included in IP STARS Top 250 Women in IP 2017 and 2018. This list recognises female IP practitioners in private practice who have performed exceptionally for their clients and firms in the past year.