Patents

Patents Act No 17/1991

Patent Regulation No. 477/2012 as amended with Regulations Nos. 938/2013 and 655/2018.

Act respecting Employees' Inventions No 72/2004

Regulation on Compulsory licenses Relating to the Export of Pharmaceutical Products to Developing Countries and to Countries Struggling with Severe Public Health Problems No 1011/2006.

Act on the application of Article 65 of the Convention on the Grant of European Patents, concluded in London on October 17th 2000, available here. Entered into force in Iceland on November 7th 2000.

Act on the revision of the European Patent Convention, approved in Munich on November 29th 2000, as well as the entry into force of the provisions of Act no. 17/1991 on Patents, with subsequent amendments, available here. Entered into force in Iceland on April 10th 2008.

Trademark Act No 45/1997  Trademark Act No 45/1997 (amended with Act No. 71/2020, not published in English yet)

Collective Marks Act No 155/2002 Collective Marks Act No 155/2002 (aflinka) (repealed - combined with Trademark Act No 45/1997 by Act No. 71/2020

Trademark Regulation No 310/1997 as amended (PDF).  Trademark Regulation No. 850/2020 (not published in English yet)

The Nice Classification. Entered into force in Iceland on January 1st 2019.

Advertisement for registration of trademarks and quality marks owned by the employer in certain foreign countries, no. 228/1990. The advertisement is only available in Icelandic.

Design Act No 46/2001, available here

Design Regulation No 706/2001, available here

Act on the Protection of Regional Lighting in Semiconductors, no. 78/1993. The act is only available in Icelandic.