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.

IP STAR 2017

“The most competent of the firms ranked,” says one market commentator. In its strong team are two IP stars, Valborg Kjartansdóttir and Magnús Haukur Magnússon. One client uses the firm because of its “strategic approach and good international network. Another client sas: “they are precise and punctual.”

Notable practitioners Chambers 2016 

Magnús Haukur Magnússon is a leading expert on trade mark advice, particularly noted for his strong advocacy and regularly representing clients in the courts in trade mark litigation. According to clients, he is “highly experienced in all kinds of cases in the high court and is very knowledgeable.”

WTR 1000 2017

WTR 1000 2014

Forming one of the most experienced IP pairings in the region are Valborg Kjartansdóttir and Magnus Magnússon. Kjartansdóttir has been a partner at the firm for well over two decades, and has also occupied many high-level positions in the Icelandic Bar Association and the Association of Icelandic Trademark and Patent Agents; she knows the local IP landscape inside out. So too does Magnússon, a Supreme Court attorney with a finely honed understanding of trademark and competition law.

WTR 1000 2016 
Magnus Magnússon is a smooth operator before the Supreme Court; the decorated partner has a number of impressive victories to his name.

Legal 500

Leading individuals TMT and IP 2017

Magnús Haukur Magnússon Sigurjónsson & Thor ehf

Recommended lawyer 2017

Magnús Haukur Magnússon Sigurjónsson & Thor ehf