Magnús was born in Reykjavík in 1980

  • Exchange student at the Law Faculty of the University of Vienna, Austria 2004-2005
  • Cand Jur. from the Law Faculty of the University of Iceland 2006
  • District Court Attorney 2007
  • Supreme Court Attorney 2014
  • Mandat law firm 2006-2007
  • BBA//LEGAL law firm 2007-2009
  • Mandat law firm since 2009
  • Partner at Sigurjónsson & Thor since 2016

Teaching and research:

  • Lecturer on Contract law and Trademark law at the Law Faculty of the University of Iceland
  • Adjunct professor Law Faculty of Reykjavík University

Areas of practice:

Company law, Tort law, Intellectual property law and Contract law.

WTR 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark professionals:

2024

Gold – Firms
Established in 1950, “Sigurjónsson & Thor is a first-rate firm for any trademark matters that arise in Iceland. It is home to exceptionally knowledgeable lawyers who are passionate and who thoroughly outline to clientele what must be done to protect their rights.” With almost four decades under his belt, “Magnús Haukur Magnússon is a prominent figure for Icelandic trademark work, bringing a practical and business-minded approach to disputes”. He leads the department alongside Valborg Kjartansdóttir, “an incredibly intelligent practitioner with in-depth knowledge of both trademark and patent law”, and who excels when handling enforcement matters. Also on deck, Magnús Hrafn Magnússon brings his expertise to start-ups and internationals alike. “A highly energetic and passionate practitioner, Magnús effectively secures optimal protection for clients.”

2023

“Sigurjónsson & Thor is an easy recommendation – it is the place to go for trademarks in Iceland. Its professionals are reliable, transparent, hardworking and fast and they do a great job on complex cases.”  

Magnús Hrafn Magnússon, a “highly practical and swift responding lawyer” who is cited for his ability to navigate tricky oppositions and negotiations.

Acknowledgements

Legal 500 Word Trademark Review

Leading individual 2023

Recommended Individual 2018 – 2023

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