Valborg Kjartansdottir

Sigurjónsson & Thor - Iceland

Lágmúli 7


Trade mark star



Practice areas:

Trade mark litigation
Trade mark office proceedings
Trade mark prosecution
Trade mark strategy & counseling

Industry sectors:

Financial services

+354 55 11043

Year Joined Firm: 1984
Education/Alumni: University of Iceland

Languages Spoken: English,Danish
Network Memberships: International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys, International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property, European Communities Trademark Association, International Trademark Association and the Icelandic Bar Association, Institute of Trademark Attorneys, Licensing Executives Society.

Valborg Kjartansdóttir served on the board of the Association of Icelandic Trademark and Patent Agents as treasurer from 1989 to 1999 and from 2001 to 2002, and as chair from 2002 to 2007. Ms Kjartansdóttir is a European patent attorney and has frequently commented on changes in the law and regulations relating to intellectual property.

She has lectured on trademark law at the University of Iceland, has published a current intelligence article in the Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice and since 2013 has been a contributor to the WTR Daily regarding administrative and court decisions in Iceland. Ms Kjartansdóttir was invited to publish her profile under the Women in Law section of the Chambers and Partners website in 2012. She has been working for IP rights holders since 1985, advising clients in various industries on the enforcement of trademark rights, infringements, ownership and disputes before the courts and authorities.

Key Practice Areas
  • Domain Names
  • Trade Mark
  • Filing & Prosecution
  • IP Office Proceedings
  • Litigation
  • Regulatory
  • Strategy & Advisory 

Sector Expertise

  • Fashion
  • Financial Services + E-Commerce
  • Food & Beverage
  • Information Science inc Technology + Communications
  • Luxury Goods
  • Media inc Entertainment & Publishing
  • Pharmaceuticals inc Biotechnology + Life Sciences
  • Retail
  • Sports + Fitness
  • Travel

Last updated 12th April 2018