Most are accessible on my Academia page, as well as other more recent draft manuscripts.

Update May 2020: I will close my account soon and will start uploading the papers to LawArxiv and link them to the list below. 

Journal Articles

(2019) ‘What if all we can see are the parts, and there is not a whole: elements and manifestations of the making of law of ‘climate justice‘ Special issue on ‘Legal Materiality’, Law Text Culture, 23: 138-170. Open access.

(2019) ‘Introduction‘ Special issue on ‘Legal Materiality’ Law Text Culture, 23: 1-15. (co-authored with Sara Kendall) Open access.

(2019) “Is There (Should There Be) a Law & Humanities Canon?” Law, Culture and the Humanities, Vol. 16.

(2019) ‘Ghosts of Inventions: Patent Law’s Digital Mediations History of Science 57 (1): 38-61.

(2016) ‘In Search of a Trade Mark: Search Practices and Bureaucratic Poetics.’ Griffith Law Review 25(2): 147-171. (co-authored with Jose Bellido)

(2015) ‘Patent as Credit. When Intellectual Property Becomes Speculative.’ Radical Philosophy 194: 29-37. Open access.

(2012) ‘Science Inside Law: The Making of a New Patent Class in the International Patent Classification.’ Science in Context 25: 551-594. Open access available at < >

(2006) ‘An exploration into law and narratives: the case of intellectual property law of biotechnology.’ Law and Critique 17: 239-265.

Book Sections

(2020) ‘Patents as Assets: Intellectual Property Rights as Market Subjects and Objects’ in: Birch, K. and Muniesa, F. eds. Turning Things into Assets: New Lineaments in the Study of Technoscientific Capitalism. MIT Press.
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(2020) ‘Cross-disciplinarity as a practice of critical linking: how does a scholar relate different ’bodies’?. In: Herman, D. and Parsley, C. eds. Kent Law School Interdisciplinary Research Methods. Palgrave Macmillan.- forthcoming

(2020) ‘Legal Materiality‘ in: DelMar, M, Meyler, B. & Stern, S. eds. Oxford Handbook for Law and the Humanities, Oxford University Press (first author; second author: Sara Kendall)

(2018) ‘Law’s Materiality: Between Concrete Matters and Abstract Forms, or How Matter Becomes Material‘ in: Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulous, A. ed. Routledge Handbook for Law and Theory. Routledge.

(2014). ‘Autonomy/Code: On software rhetorics in postgenomics and artificial intelligence.’ in: Bung, J. and Grube, M. eds. Autonome Automaten. Künstliche Körper und Artifizielle Agenten in der technisierten Gesellschaft. Berlin: Kritische Reihe, trafo Verlag.

(2011). ‘Autonomic computing, genomic data and human agency: the case for embodiment.’ in: Hildebrandt, M. and Rouvroy, A. eds. Autonomic Computing and Transformation of Human Agency. London: Routledge.

(2011). ‘Homo Postdoctus.’ in: Eine Naturgeschichte für das 21. Jahrhundert. Zu Ehren von Hans-Jörg Rheinberger. Berlin: Max-Planck-Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte.

(2009). ‘Classifying Novelty. Transfer and negotiation of scientific knowledge in the International Patent Classification.’ in:Gaudilliere, J. -P. and Kevles, D. eds. Living Properties: Making Knowledge and Controlling Ownership in the History of Biology. Max Planck Institute for the History of Science Preprint, No 382, pp. 123-136.

(2007). ‘Identifying John Moore: narratives of persona in patent law relating to inventions of human origin.’ in:Glasner, P., Atkinson, P. and Greenslade, H. eds. New Genetics, New Social Formations. London, New York: Routledge.

Edited Journal

(2019) Special issue on ‘Legal Materiality’ Law Text Culture Vol. 23 (with S. Kendall) Open access.


(2012) A. Pottage and B. Sherman’s Figures of Invention. Modern Law Review 75: 463-469.

Internet publications

(2018) Climate Rights. in London Review of Books Blog

(2015). Authors and Impresarios: How to Move Across Disciplines. A Conversation with Mario Biagioli. in Somatosphere


(2019) of Fabian Steinhauer ‘Cultural Techniques of LawLaw Text Culture Vol. 23: 79-90. Open access.