Name: Árni Vilhjálmsson
Firm Name: LOGOS
Country: Iceland
Expertise: Intellectual Property Law

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Professional Biography:

Árni Vilhjálmsson has been nominated as a leading individual (senior statesman) in Iceland in corporate/commercial law and intellectual property law in Chambers Europe for several years, as well as a leading lawyer in intellectual property law in IFLR1000.


– LOGOS Legal Services since 2000
– Adalsteinsson and Partners 1995-1999
– EFTA Surveillance Authority, Brussels 1992-1995
– Law Firm at Höfdabakki 1983-1992
– Ministry of Commerce 1982-1983
– District Magistrate of Seydisfjordur 1979-1981


– European Patent Attorney 2005
– Supreme Court Attorney 1990
– District Court Attorney 1983
– Osgoode Hall Law School – Toronto Canada 1982
– University of Iceland, cand.jur. 1979


– English
– Danish


– Lecturer at the University of Iceland and the Continuing Education


– Co-author with Olafur Ari Jonsson of Icelandic chapter in Merger Control Worldwide, Cambridge University Press 2005
– As well as other articles in the field of competition law and intellectual property law
– Protection of intellectual property rights regarding Icelandic law and practice 1992

Other Activities:

– Member of the Disciplinary Appeals Board of the European Patent Office 2015-
– Counsel member in European Patent Institute 2005-2009
– Ad hoc College member of EFTA Surveillance Authority 1998-2004
– Board member of the Icelandic Bar Association 1990-1992
– Vice chairman of LIN, the Loan fund for Icelandic students 1982-1987
– Chairman of Orator, Law Student Association 1977-1978