Harald Irgens-Jensen

Associate Professor - Department of Private Law
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Phone +47-22859357
Visiting address Karl Johans gate 47 Domus Media 0162 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 6706 St. Olavs plass 0130 OSLO

Special fields

  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Law on Unfair Competition
  • Contract Law


Born 1973, Cand. jur. 2000.

Irgens-Jensen took his ph.d. on the legal protection of confidential information in 2008. He has been Associate Professor at the Department of Private Law since July 2014. He previously worked as a lawyer in the law firm Thommessen, one of Norway’s biggest law firms.

Both as a practicing lawyer and as an academic Irgens-Jensen has mainly been working in the fields of Intellectual Property Law, Unfair Competition Law and Contract Law. He also teaches on the law on property in land. As a lawyer he specialized in patent litigation and worked closely with lawyers and patent attorneys from Germany, the Netherlands, United Kingdom and USA. He is an experienced lecturer, both at the University and in various supplementary education courses for lawyers. He published a book on the protection of confidential information, Bedriftens hemmelighet – og rettighet? in 2010. He has written several articles on Intellectual Property Law and Unfair Competition Law.

He is Norwegian editor of Nordiskt Immateriellt Rättsskydd (NIR), the leading Nordic journal of Intellectual Property Law.


  • Irgens-Jensen, Harald (2018). Ansattes oppfinnsomhet - bedrifters hemmelighold. Forholdet mellom arbeidstakeroppfinnelsesloven og vernet for bedriftshemmeligheter. Lov og Rett.  ISSN 0024-6980.  (1), s 3- 18 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Irgens-Jensen, Harald (2017). Klarering av rettigheter til audiovisuelle produksjoner. NIR : Nordiskt immateriellt rättsskydd.  ISSN 0027-6723.  5, s 417- 442

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  • Irgens-Jensen, Harald (2018). The Business' Secret -the Business' Property?.
  • Irgens-Jensen, Harald; Østerud, Eirik & Hotvedt, Marianne Jenum (2018). Formidlingsøkonomiens relasjoner: arbeidsrettslige, opphavsrettslige og konkurranserettslige sider.
  • Irgens-Jensen, Harald (2017). Direktivet om forretningshemmeligheter - konsekvenser for norsk rett.
  • Irgens-Jensen, Harald (2017). Forhandling av samarbeidsavtaler fra et UH-perspektiv, med særlig vekt på IPR.
  • Irgens-Jensen, Harald (2017). Fra norsk rettspraksis. NIR : Nordiskt immateriellt rättsskydd.  ISSN 0027-6723.  1, s 73- 85
  • Irgens-Jensen, Harald (2017). Non-Competition Clauses in Employment Contracts under Norwegian Law. NIR : Nordiskt immateriellt rättsskydd.  ISSN 0027-6723.  1, s 29- 35
  • Irgens-Jensen, Harald (2017). Om pengestrømmer og avtalesituasjonen i audiovisuell sektor.
  • Irgens-Jensen, Harald (2017). Open Access ved UiO.

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Published Oct. 21, 2014 11:18 AM - Last modified Nov. 27, 2014 9:02 PM