Creditinfo has completed a detailed analysis, which displays Icelandic companies that have achieved top marks in its strength and stability assessments. Of over 38.500 companies registered in the Icelandic Company Directory, only 2,2% pass the conditions set by Creditinfo in order to receive the award of being one of Iceland’s Strongest Companies.

2018

Leading individuals TMT and IP
Magnús Haukur Magnússon
Valborg Kjartansdóttir

Next generation lawyer
Magnús Hrafn Magnússon

The boutique IP firm Sigurjónsson & Thor ehf. has particular expertise in trade mark, copyright and unfair competition law. It represented the owners of the well-known restaurant chain Sushisamba in the landmark case for interpreting ‘bad faith’ under Icelandic trade mark law. Co-heads of the team Magnús Haukur Magnússon and Valborg Kjartansdóttir are highly regarded. Magnús Hrafn Magnússon is an ‘outstanding lawyer’. Clients include Booking.com, Starbucks and FIFA.

2017

Leading individuals TMT and IP
Magnús Haukur Magnússon
Valborg Kjartansdóttir
Sigurjónsson & Thor ehf.

 ‘Excellent’ boutique Sigurjónsson & Thor ehf. is known for its IP litigation, having represented Church & Dwight Co in appealing against the rejection of the client’s registration of trade mark ‘SPINBRUSH’. Other clients include Facebook, Starbucks and Jaguar Land Rover. Magnús Hrafn Magnússon joined in March 2016 from Mandat Law Firm; Valborg Kjartansdóttir and Magnús Haukur Magnússon are also recommended.

2016

Leading individuals TMT and IP
Magnús Haukur Magnússon
Valborg Kjartansdóttir
Sigurjónsson & Thor ehf.

Boutique IP firm Sigurjónsson & Thor ehf. provides ‘a good service and has a very responsive team’. It represented Japanese company Uni-Charm in a trade mark matter which was overturned by the patent office. Other clients include Facebook and Starbucks. Magnús Haukur Magnússon – Valborg Kjartansdóttir are well regarded.

2015

Leading individuals TMT and IP
Magnús Haukur Magnússon
Valborg Kjartansdóttir
Sigurjónsson & Thor ehf.

Sigurjónsson & Thor ehf. focuses on IP and unfair competition. Recent highlights include acting in a landmark case that considered whether trade marks are automatically transferred with the transfer of a company. The team also successfully represented O2 Holdings Limited UK in a trade mark opposition case. Valborg Kjartansdóttir and Magnús Haukur Magnússon are the practice co-heads.

2014
Leading individuals TMT and IP
Magnús Haukur Magnússon
Valborg Kjartansdóttir
Sigurjónsson & Thor ehf.

Boutique firm Sigurjónsson & Thor ehf. is ‘excellent’ across all areas of IP, although it is particularly renowned for its trade mark and unfair competition work. Joint heads Magnús Haukur Magnússon and Valborg Kjartansdóttir are recommended.

2013
Leading individuals TMT and IP
Magnús Haukur Magnússon
Valborg Kjartansdóttir
Sigurjónsson & Thor ehf.

Sigurjónsson & Thor ehf.’s ‘successful’ and ‘very competent’ practice focuses on patents, trade marks and designs. European patent attorneys Valborg Kjartansdóttir and Magnús Haukur Magnússon head the practice.

2012
Leading individuals TMT and IP
Magnús Haukur Magnússon Sigurjónsson & Thor ehf.

2011
Magnús Haukur Magnússon of Sigurjónsson & Thor ehf. is well placed to serve clients in IP litigation, where recent work includes successfully representing KFC International Holdings in a trade mark infringement case. Other clients have included cosmetics company Benefit.

Leading individuals TMT and IP
Magnús Haukur Magnússon Sigurjónsson & Thor ehf.

2010
Specialist patent firm Sigurjónsson & Thor ehf. offers “in- dept, thorough and very prompt advice”. The three “exceptional” partners at the firm work for many foreign clients, with 50% of instructions coming from the US. Magnús Magnússon specialises in trade mark cases and the “very knowledgeable and responsive” Valborg Kjartansdóttir is recommended.

 

 

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