Intellectual Property

For years, LEX has provided businesses, institutions and individuals with extensive services in the field of IP and IT law.

Intellectual Property

For years, LEX has provided businesses, institutions and individuals with extensive services in the field of IP and IT law. The attorneys at LEX have an extensive knowledge of all aspects of IP law; copyrights, trademarks, designs and patents and they are experts in the legislation on unfair business terms. They provide services in negotiation, registrations (domestic and international) and proceed cases before the courts and authorities.

Principal tasks

  • Advocacy for authors, publishers, performers and other right holders
  • Services to producers and authors in negotiations on films and multimedia works
  • Services to musicians in negotiations on exploitation of their works
  • Drafting and negotiating of license agreements on trademarks, patents and design icons
  • Drafting and negotiating of publishing and license agreements on literature
  • Drafting and negotiating of license and distribution agreements on software
  • Service agreements on software solutions
  • Advising and drafting provisions on protection of IPR in employee agreements and consultancy agreements
  • Registration of trademarks and designs, domestic and international
  • Advising on development of trademarks
  • Watching and managing of trademarks and designs
  • Representation in opposition and annulation cases before the Icelandic Patent Office in trademark and design cases
  • Complaints to the Consumer Agency in respect of breach of legislation on unfair business terms
  • Complaints to domain name dispute resolution bodies, domestic and international
  • Petition to customs authorities on suspension of customs procedure of shipments containing counterfeit products
  • Proceedings of preliminary injunction cases at the District Commissioner
  • Proceedings in law suits on any infringements of IP rights
  • Due Diligence work related to transactions on IP rights
  • Advising start-ups on IP strategies
  • Drafting and negotiating cooperation agreements between enterprises in R&D
  • Advising and representation in respect of patent protection
  • Advocacy for innovative pharmaceutical companies
  • Advising domestic and international businesses and institutions on protection of personal data
  • Advising on compliance of businesses and institutions to GDPR and the Icelandic Personal Data Act
  • Advising businesses, institutions and others on communication with the Data Protection Authority

Expert knowledge in this area