News & articles
Possibility for non-traditional trademarks
Hulda Árnadóttir and María Kristjánsdóttir managers of GH Sigurgeirsson Intellectual Property (GHIP) were interviewed in the Icelandic newspaper Fréttablaðið today. In the interview, they discuss among other things recent changes to trademark laws in Iceland
Amendments to the Icelandic Trademarks Act
On 1 September 2020, Icelandic act no. 71/2020, amending the Icelandic Trademarks Act no. 45/1997, entered into force. The act implements the European Union trademark directive 2015/2436 into Icelandic law.
Trademarks in the Time of Corona Virus
María Kristjánsdóttir, Deputy Managing Director at GHIP wrote and interesting piece in the Icelandic newspaper Fréttablaðið today. In the article she points out the effect the COVID-19 pandemic is having on trademark applications around the globe
Maria Kristjansdottir – Deputy Managing Director
GH Sigurgeirsson Intellectual Property is proud to announce that as of last Friday Maria Kristjansdottir will be the Deputy Managing Director of the company
Chamber’s Pharmaceutical Advertising guide for 2020
Erla S. Arnadottir, board member – Hulda Arnadottir, Managing Director and Maria Kristjansdottir, Attorney are the authors of the Law and Practice section for Iceland in the Pharmaceutical Advertising guide for 2020 that is published by Chambers and Partners.
“What should the child be called?”
Hulda Árnadóttir published an article in the icelandic newspaper Fréttablaðið today under the heading “What should the child be called?” where she discusses person’s name as a brand and the rules regardings such brands in Iceland.
Top ranking by the World Trademark Review
In the 2020 edition of World Trademark Review (WTR) LEX Law offices receives immensly favourable review where the talents and hard work of Erla Árnadóttir, Hulda Árnadóttir and María Kristjánsdóttir are recognised.
Trouble in Buckingham Palace?
Associate María Kristjánsdóttir wrote an article in the Icelandic newspaper Fréttablaðið on the 29th of January about the trademark Sussex Royal and the effect the decision of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Harry and Meghan, to step back from royal duties could have on the trademark.
- Can colors be owned?
- Political Matters – Impact on Brand Value
Participation in INTA Committees
Recently, two of our Attorneys were chosen to participate in the International Trademark Association (INTA) Committees.
Pharmaceutical trademarks in Iceland
Hulda Árnadóttir, Managing Director and María Kristjánsdóttir, Attorney at law, recently published an article on Pharmaceutical trademarks in Iceland in Pharmaceutical Trademarks: A global Guide 2010/2021