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

Update Feb 2021: I will close my account soon and will start uploading the papers to LawArxiv and link them to the list below.

Journal Articles

(2022) ‘Addressing Vaccine Inequity During the COVID-19 Pandemic: The TRIPS Intellectual Property Waiver Proposal & Beyond’ Cambridge Law Journal Vol. 81 Issue 2: 384-416. Co-author with G. Dutfield, L. McDonagh, A. McMahon, S. Thambisetty.

(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

(2021) ‘Cross-disciplinarity as a practice of critical linking: how does a scholar relate different ’bodies’? Writing from Within the Body as a Research Process’. In: Herman, D. and Parsley, C. eds. Interdisciplinarities: Research Process, Method, and the Body of Law. Palgrave Macmillan.
– forthcoming

(2020) ‘Patents as Assets: Intellectual Property Rights as Market Subjects and Objectsin: Birch, K. and Muniesa, F. eds. Turning Things into Assets: New Lineaments in the Study of Technoscientific Capitalism. MIT Press.
Open access PDF:

(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 Collection

(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

(2022) ‘The Covid-19 TRIPS Waiver Process in Critical Review: An Appraisal of the WTO DG Text (IP/C/W/688) and Recommendations for Minimum Modifications‘ (31 May 2022). Available at SSRN:  Co-author with S. Thambisetty, A. McMahon, L. McDonagh, G. Dutfield.

(2022) ‘Not Much of a Waiver: The Leaked Draft Text of the TRIPS Waiver Compromise, VerfassungsBlog (18 March 2022). DOI: 10.17176/20220319-001323-0.

(2021) ‘Academic Open Letter in Support of the TRIPS Intellectual Property Waiver Proposal, July 2021’ hosted by Kent Law School Center for Social Critiques of Law. Also available as LSE Law  – Policy Briefing Paper No. 46. Co-author with A. McMahon, G. Dutfield, L.McDonagh, S. Thambisetty.

(2021) The TRIPS Intellectual Property Waiver Proposal: Creating the Right Incentives in Patent Law and Politics to end the COVID-19 Pandemic (24 May 2021) LSE Legal Studies Working Paper No. 06/2021. Co-author with S. Thambisetty, A. McMahon, L. McDonagh, G. Dutfield

(2021) Patent Capital in the Covid-19 Pandemic: Critical Intellectual Property Law. in Critical Legal Thinking

– reprint ‘Who is the ‘Public’ in the IP Law that Defines Its Public Purpose?’ in The Wire – Science (7 March)

(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


Other media

(2022) Video: Lecture at Sustainable Global Economic Law Center, University of Amsterdam, ‘Legal materiality of climate justice: a study of law in making’. 29 March 2022

(2021) Video: ISHTIP/Kent Law School SoCril Panel Discussion: ‘Intellectual Property Law Scholarship and Pedagogy in Times of Covid-19 Pandemic‘ Panel: Graham Dutfield (Leeds), Hyo Yoon Kang (Kent), Fiona Macmillan (Birkbeck), Luke McDonagh (LSE), Aisling McMahon (Maynooth), Alain Pottage (Sciences Po), Els Torreele (UCL). 1 July 2021.

(2021) Video: UCL Anthropocene Workshop Panel on ‘Engineering Vaccine Equity & The Future of Global Health Innovation‘ Panel: Gustavo Matta (Fiocruz), Priti Patnaik (Geneva Health Files), Penny Carmichael (UCL), Hyo Yoon Kang (University of Kent), hosted by workshop co-convenors Andrew Barry (UCL) and Paige Patchin (UCL). 16 June 2021.



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