Ryan Abbott

University of Surrey School of Law

Professor of Law and Health Sciences

Guildford

Guildford, Surrey GU2 5XH

United Kingdom

University of California, Los Angeles - David Geffen School of Medicine

Adjunct Assistant Professor

1000 Veteran Avenue, Box 956939

Los Angeles, CA 90095-6939

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

30

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Ideas:
“  The Reasonable Robot: Artificial Intelligence and the Law. Cambridge University Press (2020). https://www.cambridge.org/core_title/gb/524097  ”

Scholarly Papers (30)

1.

Should Robots Pay Taxes? Tax Policy in the Age of Automation

Harvard Law & Policy Review, Vol. 12, 2018
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2021
Ryan Abbott and Bret Bogenschneider
University of Surrey School of Law and University of Surrey - School of Law
Downloads 2,718 (5,911)
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Taxation, tax policy, automation, robot law, law and technology, technological unemployment

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Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and Intellectual Property: Protecting Computer-Generated Works in the United Kingdom

Research Handbook on Intellectual Property and Digital Technologies (Tanya Aplin, ed), Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 06 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2019
Ryan Abbott
University of Surrey School of Law
Downloads 2,533 (6,610)
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patents, computer-generated works, inventive machines, robot law, intellectual property, international harmonization

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Treating the Health Care Crisis: Complementary and Alternative Medicine for PPACA

14 DePaul J. Health Care L. 35
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 17 May 2012 Last Revised: 02 May 2015
Ryan Abbott
University of Surrey School of Law
Downloads 1,379 (17,480)

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Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Market Exclusivity, Intellectual Property

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The Reasonable Computer: Disrupting the Paradigm of Tort Liability

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 86, No. 1, 2018
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2018
Ryan Abbott
University of Surrey School of Law
Downloads 1,213 (21,192)
Citation 4

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Tort, Accident Law, Artificial Intelligence, Computers, Autonomous Vehicles, Self-Driving Cars, Liability, Robots

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I Think, Therefore I Invent: Creative Computers and the Future of Patent Law

Boston College Law Review, Vol. 57, No. 4, 2016
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 06 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2016
Ryan Abbott
University of Surrey School of Law
Downloads 1,149 (22,934)
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Innovation, computer science, patent, copyright, constitution

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Big Data and Pharmacovigilance: Using Health Information Exchanges to Revolutionize Drug Safety

99 Iowa L. Rev. 225 (2013)
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 08 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 02 May 2015
Ryan Abbott
University of Surrey School of Law
Downloads 977 (28,983)

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medicine regulation, food and drug administration, public health, information systems

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Hal the Inventor: Big Data and Its Use by Artificial Intelligence

in Big Data Is Not a Monolith, MIT Press (Sugimoto, Cassidy R., et al., eds., 2016)
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2016
Ryan Abbott
University of Surrey School of Law
Downloads 931 (31,076)
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patent law, creative computing, big data, inventorship, drug development, biologics, intellectual property

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Everything is Obvious

66 UCLA L. Rev. 2 (2018)
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2018
Ryan Abbott
University of Surrey School of Law
Downloads 900 (32,628)
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Patents, Intellectual Property, Robot, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Nonobviousness, Autonomous, Law and Technology

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Punishing Artificial Intelligence: Legal Fiction or Science Fiction

53 UC Davis Law Review 1, 323 (2019)
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 08 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2019
Ryan Abbott and Alex F. Sarch
University of Surrey School of Law and University of Surrey School of Law
Downloads 500 (70,619)
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artificial intelligence, law and technology, criminal culpability, legal fiction, mens rea, legal personality

10.

Documenting Traditional Medical Knowledge

Ryan Abbott, Documenting Traditional Medical Knowledge, World Intellectual Property Organization (March, 2014)
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 10 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 02 May 2015
Ryan Abbott
University of Surrey School of Law
Downloads 354 (105,780)

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Traditional knowledge, genetic resources, intellectual property, patent

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The Reasonable Robot: Artificial Intelligence and the Law (Excerpt)

Cambridge University Press, 2020
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 29 Jun 2020
Ryan Abbott
University of Surrey School of Law
Downloads 283 (134,667)

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Artificial Intelligence, Law and Policy, Law and Technology, Intellectual Property Law, Torts, Criminal Law, Tax Policy, Principles of Regulation, Innovation Policy, Future of Work, Technological Neutrality

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Regional Assessment of Patent and Related Issues and Access to Medicines: Caricom Member States and the Dominican Republic (HERA)

Health Research for Action Final Report- Main Report, Vol. 1, 2009
Number of pages: 128 Posted: 15 Aug 2011
Florida State University - College of Law, University of Surrey School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 246 (155,109)

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medicines, patents, trade, HIV-AIDS, pharmaceuticals, TRIPS agreement, public health

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Evidence and Extrapolation: Mechanisms for Regulating Off-Label Uses of Drugs and Devices

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 64, No. 3, 2014, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper # 492
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 22 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 02 May 2015
Ryan Abbott and Ian Ayres
University of Surrey School of Law and Yale University - Yale Law School
Downloads 239 (159,507)
Citation 6

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FDA, off-label use

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Of Evergreening and Efficacy: The Glivec Patent Case

GESPAM, 2011
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 02 May 2013
Ryan Abbott
University of Surrey School of Law
Downloads 220 (172,670)
Citation 1

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Patents, Access to Medicines, Novelty, Glivec, India

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FDA Involvement in Off-Label Use: Debate between Richard Epstein and Ryan Abbott

Southwestern University Law Review, Vol. 44, No. 1, 2015
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2016
Richard A. Epstein and Ryan Abbott
New York University School of Law and University of Surrey School of Law
Downloads 175 (212,369)

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Food and Drug Administration, Administrative Law, Health, Pharmaceutical Policy, Off-Label Drug Use

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Access to Medicines and Intellectual Property in Jordan

Intellectual Property Watch, July 23, 2012
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 24 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 02 May 2015
Ryan Abbott
University of Surrey School of Law
Downloads 169 (218,881)

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access to medicines, intellectual property, US-Jordan free trade agreement

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Medico-Legal Issues in Cardiology

Cardiology in Review 2013, 21: 222–228
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 07 Sep 2013
Ryan Abbott and Michael Cohen
University of Surrey School of Law and Michael H. Cohen Law Group
Downloads 144 (250,073)

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malpractice liability, informed consent, spoliation of records, tissue plasminogen activator, bypass surgery

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The Beijing Declaration: A Landmark for Traditional Medicine

ICTSD-Bridges, Vol. 13, No. 1, February - March, 2009
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 09 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 02 May 2015
Ryan Abbott
University of Surrey School of Law
Downloads 143 (251,479)

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Beijing Declaration, Traditional Medicine, World Health Organization

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Medical Student Attitudes Toward Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative Medicine

Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine : eCAM, Vol. 2011, Article ID 985243
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 09 Mar 2012
University of Surrey School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Medical student attitudes, complementary, alternative and integrative medicine, medical education

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Redefining Medical Necessity: A Consumer-Driven Solution to the U.S. Health Care Crisis

47 Loy. L.A. L. Rev. 943 (2014)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 01 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 02 May 2015
Ryan Abbott and Carl Stevens
University of Surrey School of Law and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - David Geffen School of Medicine
Downloads 117 (292,412)

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Can Bayesian Extrapolation Improve FDA Regulation of Off-Label Uses of Drugs and Devices?

FDLI's Food and Drug Policy Forum; 4(5), 1-12, 2014
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 05 Jun 2014
Ryan Abbott and Ian Ayres
University of Surrey School of Law and Yale University - Yale Law School
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Regional Assessment of Patent and Related Issues and Access to Medicines: Caricom Member States and the Dominican Republic (Final Report: Volume II - Country Studies)

Health Research for Action (2009)
Number of pages: 132 Posted: 08 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 03 May 2015
Ryan Abbott and Wilbert Bannenberg
University of Surrey School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 110 (305,383)

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Access to medicines, intellectual property, patents, TRIPS, TRIPS-plus, CARICOM

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A Randomized Controlled Trial of Tai Chi for Tension Headaches

Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 107-113, 2007
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 09 Mar 2012
Ryan Abbott
University of Surrey School of Law
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Complementary and alternative medicine, health-related quality-of-life, integrative medicine, Tai Chi, tension-type headache, traditional Chinese medicine

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Potential Elements of the WHO Global R&D Treaty: Tailoring Solutions for Disparate Contexts

Intellectual Property Watch, January 29, 2013
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 30 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 02 May 2015
Ryan Abbott
University of Surrey School of Law
Downloads 90 (348,314)
Citation 1

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medical research and development, neglected diseases, funding and coordination, World Health Organization

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Overcoming Barriers to a Global Treaty on Medical Funding and R&D

Journal of the Brazilian Institute for Intellectual Property (7): 70-76
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 19 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 02 May 2015
Ryan Abbott
University of Surrey School of Law
Downloads 86 (358,194)

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medical financing, drug development, neglected diseases, World Health Organization

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The Sentinel Initiative as a Cultural Commons

In Governing Medical Research Commons, Cambridge University Press (Katherine Strandburg, et al. eds.) (2017)
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 17 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2017
Ryan Abbott
University of Surrey School of Law
Downloads 59 (439,970)
Citation 1

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Big data, food and drug regulation, public-private partnerships, distributive concerns, privacy

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Balancing Access and Innovation in India's Shifting IP Regime, Remarks

35 Whittier Law Review 341 (2014)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 14 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 01 May 2015
Ryan Abbott
University of Surrey School of Law
Downloads 54 (458,361)
Citation 1

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Post-Market Drug Regulation in the Age of Big Data: What Path to the Promised Land?

FDLI's Food and Drug Policy Forum; 4(10), 1-14, 2014
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 29 Oct 2014
Ryan Abbott
University of Surrey School of Law
Downloads 51 (470,124)

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big data, post-market drug regulation, false claims act, food and drug agency, market incentives, health care financing

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Opportunities, Constraints and Critical Supports for Achieving Sustainable Local Pharmaceutical Manufacturing in Africa: With a Focus on the Role of Finance, Final Report

Nova Worldwide (2021), FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 21-03
Number of pages: 127 Posted: 28 Mar 2021
Florida State University - College of Law, University of Surrey School of Law, Howard University, Harvard University-Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society and University of Pretoria
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pharmaceutical, vaccine, production, manufacturing, local, Africa, finance, impact investing

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Fortune and Hindsight: Gene Patents’ Muted Effect on Medical Practice

British Medical Bulletin, 2018, Vol. 127, pp. 37–45
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 27 Dec 2019
Jacob S. Sherkow and Ryan Abbott
University of Illinois College of Law and University of Surrey School of Law
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medicine, genetics, patents, clinical, diagnostics