María Kristjánsdóttir has been appointed as Managing Director of GH Sigurgeirsson Intellectual Property, an IP boutique subsidiary of LEX Law Offices.
María completed her Master of Laws degree from Reykjavik University in 2007 and an LL.M. degree in International Business and Trade Law from Fordham University School of Law in 2008. María is an attorney licensed to practice before the district courts in Iceland and has worked at LEX since 2008, mainly in the fields of intellectual property, competition law and data protection. Along with her work for LEX, María has worked for GH Sigurgeirsson since 2018, when LEX took over the operations of the company, thereof as Deputy Managing Director since March 2019.
María will be replacing Hulda Árnadóttir as Managing Director, who was appointed as a District Court Judge at the District Court of Reykjanes in January 2021.