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Artificial Intelligence, University of Surrey: Surrey Speaks Podcast Series (March 5 2021)

Episode 2 of Technology & Prose, The Reasonable Robot (January 2021)

If you want a patent, it helps to be human, Innovation Aus (March 2021)

Me, myself & AI – an interview with Professor Ryan Abbott, Kilburn&Strode (March 2021)


Should robots own rights? Episode 1 – an H+K Hear + Know Dispatch podcast (November 1 2020)

The Reasonable Robot: AI and the Law, Center for Data Innovation (November 13 2020)

Perspectives on Innovation, Technology and Law, TCLF One-On-One, Ep. 18, The Contemporary Law Forum (November 8 2020) <>

LSPN Connect: artificial intelligence and IP (July 2020


Lord Kitchin, Justice of the Supreme Court’s keynote Speech at UKIPO-WIPO Conference, (June 18, 2019)

Ed Cronan, AI: Decoding IP-WIPO Conference 2019 (Part One) (2019)

Tom Davenport, Advancing the Debate on Taxing Robots (June 13, 2019)

MIT Technology Review, Should We Tax Robots? A Debate (June 12, 2019)

BBC Radio 3, Is the Law Keeping up with our Changing world? (June 5, 2019)

BBC World Service News, Is It Time to Tax Robots? (June 4, 2019)

Ankita Rao, Millennial Democrats like Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez and Pete Buttigieg Are Ready to Face Off Against Job-Stealing Robots (April 1, 2019) VICE

Eduardo Porter, Don’t Fight the Robots. Tax Them, N.Y. Times, February 23, 2019


David Cyranoski, Why Chinese medicine is headed around the world, Nature, 26 September 2018.

Artificial Intelligence Collides with Patent Law, World Economic Forum White Paper, April 2018,

Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency, Decentralized prediction markets and the relationship between Bitcoin and the gaming industry (ICE TV Feb. 8, 2018)

We Robot Comments on Ryan Abbot’s Everything is Obvious (Written Description, Apr. 27, 2018)


Insight: Bitcoin and Blockchain (TRT World Apr. 28, 2017)

Rise of the Robots: Part I (TRT World Feb. 17, 2017)

Rise of the Robots: Part II (TRT World Feb. 17, 2017)

Senay Boztas, Automated holidays: how AI is affecting the travel industry, The Guardian, February 17, 2017

Robots, Makt Myrkranna, BBC, Free Thinking Radio 3 (Feb. 8, 2017)

AI as Inventors, 2 (4) The Robotics Law Journal 10, (2017).

Peter Rejcek, When Intelligent Machines Cause Accidents, Who Is Legally Responsible? Singularity Hub (Jan. 30, 2017)

Lance Farrell, Can a computer be an inventor? Science Node (Oct. 19, 2017)

Tracy Staedter, A.I. Computers Should Be Named as Inventors on Patents, Seeker (Oct. 20, 2017)

Computer Moet Zelf Patent Kunnen Aanvragen, BNR Radio Audio (Oct. 19, 2017)

Graeme Burton, Computers Should be Named on patents as “inventors’, argues law professor,  The Inquirer (Oct. 17, 2017)


Peter Rejcek, When the Mother of Invention Is a Machine, Who Gets Credit? Singularity Hub (Nov. 3, 2016)

AI should be able to register its own patents, law prof argues, The Register (Oct. 17, 2016)

Mark Prigg, AI’s should be allowed to patent their inventions: Researchers say human are taking too much credit for computer creations, (Oct. 17, 2016)

State Lawsuits Against Opioid Manufacturers Bloomberg Law Audio (Oct. 10, 2016)

Scott Graham, Up, Up and Away, Google Gets Sued Over Trade Secrets, (June 14, 2016)

Scott Graham, The AI Conundrum. Intellectual Property. Spring 2016. [This article also appeared online at].

Episode 24. The Week in Health Law (Audio).

Dom Galeon, Expert: When an AI Invents Something, It Should be Credited as the Inventor. One lawyer is petitioning to change a fundamental policy, Futurism (Nov. 8, 2016)

Computers should be named on patents as inventors, for creativity to flourish, (October 17, 2016)


Measles Outbreak: Expert Weighs in on Vaccine Debate, ABC7 (Feb. 4, 2015)

The Debate Over Measles Vaccinations (Audio) Bloomberg Law (Feb. 6, 2015)

Researchers propose new regulations for off-label uses of drugs and devices, Medicalxpress

UCLA, Yale professors propose new regulations for off-label uses of drugs and devices, Healthcanal


Langford, James, Hobby Lobby Case Tempts Firms to Find Religion, Law Professors Say, Law Dragon (July 6, 2014)

Stanford Law School Center for Law and Biosciences

Lindsay Stafford Mader. Will ‘Obamacare’ Affect Natural Healthcare in the United States? 100 HerbalGram 86 (Nov 2013-Jan 2014)


Sarah Eddington, An alternative method, The News Star. A Gannett Company (Aug. 11, 2013)

Paul Basken, Supreme Court’s Ruling on Gene Patents Opens New Avenues for University Research, The Chronicle of Higher Education (Jun. 17, 2013)

Lisa Larrimore Ouellette, Abbott: Incentivizing Production of Drug Safety Information, Weblog Entry Written Description (May 21, 2013)

Kate Greenwood, Recommended Reading: New Legal Scholarship from Ryan Abbott and Jennifer Herbst on Pharmacovigilance Topics,  Weblog Entry, Health Reform Watch, Seton Hall Law (May 14, 2013)

Dov Fox, Big Data and Pharmacovigilance, Part II,  Weblog Entry. Bill of Health. Harvard Law (Apr. 9, 2013)

Dov Fox, Big Data and Pharmacovigilance, Part I, Weblog Entry. Bill of Health. Harvard Law (Apr. 8, 2013)


David Wharton, Pac-12 Football Coaches Hush-Hush About Hurt Players, Los Angeles Times (Sep. 20, 2012) C1. Print

Getting to know you: A Dozen Questions for Professor Ryan Abbott, Southwestern Reporter. Fall 2012, Number 2. Southwestern Law School

Southwestern Adds Four Outstanding Legal Practitioners and Scholars to the Full-time Faculty, Southwestern Reporter. 1 Spring 2012


Lindsay Stafford, WHO Developing New Traditional Medicine Classification, HerbalEGram, Volume 8, Number 1. American Botanical Society (Jan. 2011)


Video News: New study reveals med students’ belief in alternative medicine, Modern Physician (Feb. 8, 2010)

S.L. Baker, Even Medical Students Want Conventional Medicine to Include Alternative Therapies, NaturalNews (Jan. 26, 2010)

Jennifer D., Times, They are a Changing, Gather (Jan. 24, 2010)

Shari Roan, Future Doctors Support Integrated Therapies, Weblog Entry, Los Angeles Times (Jan. 20, 2010)

Rachel Champeau, Med students say conventional medicine would benefit by integrating alternative therapies, UCLA Newsroom. UCLA (Jan. 19, 2010)

Lindsay Stafford, WHO Congress Passes Beijing Declaration on Traditional Medicine, HerbalEGram. American Botanical Society (Jan. 2010)