Hulda Arnadottir

Hulda Arnadottir



  • Competition Law
  • European Law - EEA/EU
  • Intellectual Property
  • Property Law

WSG Practice Industries


LEX Law Offices

Supreme Court Attorney, Hulda Árnadóttir, joined LEX in 2006 after completing her post graduate degree at Bristol University. In her work at LEX Hulda’s main focus has been in the fields of competition and intellectual property law. Hulda also specializes in property law, media law and European law in addition to constitutional and human rights law. Hulda is a skilled litigator and moreover has vast experience in trying cases before the Competition Authority, the Icelandic Patent Office and the Consumer Agency. Hulda also has experience in litigation before the EFTA Court and the European Court of Human Rights.

Bar Admissions

The Supreme Court
The Appeal Court
The District Courts


LL.M. degree from Bristol University 2006
University of Iceland, cand.jur. 2001
Studies in French and French Literature at University Paul Valery 1994-199
Areas of Practice

Competition Law | Constitution and Human Rights | European Law - EEA/EU | Intellectual Property | Property Law | Telecommunication law

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Teaching and research:
Adjunct on the Law Faculty of the University of Iceland since 2018. A lecturer on the faculty since 2003. Hulda has inter alia lectured in the following subjects:
Property Law
Contract Law
Intellectual Property Law
Copy Right Law
Lecturer in Media Law at Reykjavík University in the fall of 2016
External examiner in Competition Law at Reykjavík University since 2007
Supervision of numerous BA- and Master’s theses

Professional Associations

INTA – Unfair Competition Committee since 2019
Member of INTA, ECTA, PTMG, Marques and FUVE
On the board of the Icelandic Gymnastics Federation since 2017
A judge at the appeals Court of the National Olympic and Sports Association of Iceland since 2017
Chairman of the Media Commission 2017-2019, before that vice chairman 2015-2017, and before that an alternate member since 2011
Chairman of the Property Valuation Appeals Committee 2015-2019 and before that a member of the committee since 2013
On the Senior Civil Servants Salary Board 2014-2018, and before that an alternate member since 2011
On the Commission for the Interior of Iceland since 2007


Hulda has held numerous seminars and courses in the field of competition law and intellectual property law, for LEX’s clients and others.

Professional Activities and Experience

Committee for the Interior of Iceland 2001-2005

Hulda Árnadóttir and Karl Axelsson. (2018). “Conditions for the establishment of property rights on grounds of adverse possession”. Úlfljótur, 71(44), 469-531
Hulda Árnadóttir and María Kristjánsdóttir. (2019). Procedures and strategies for pharmaceutical brands: Iceland. Pharmaceutical Trademarks: A Global Guide – 2020/2021. –