Reykjavík

Árni Vilhjálmsson hrl.

Partner

Arni 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.


Experience
  • 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
Education
  • 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
Languages
  • English
  • Danish
Teaching
  • Lecturer at the University of Iceland and the Continuing Education
Publications
  • 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
  • Protection of industrial rights, article in Tæknivisir paper of construction engineer students, 1985
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