Borghildur Erlingsdóttir

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Borghildur Erlingsdóttir
Director general
Icelandic Intellectual Property Office


Borghildur Erlingsdóttir has served as director general of the Icelandic Intellectual Property Office since 2010. During her time at the office, Erlingsdóttir has focused on international cooperation and promoting IP in Iceland. She also serves as the vice-chair of the Administrative Council of the European Patent Office (EPO) and is the chairman of the board of the Nordic Patent Institute. She has previously served as a member of the EPO’s Board of the Administrative Council and chaired EFTA’s Working Group on IPR. Erlingsdóttir has a law degree from the University of Iceland and an LLM from Stanford University.