Open Educational Resource

Abbe Brown – Regulatory transitions in energy and law – the place of IP?

Naomi Hawkins – Gene Patent Problems: An exception to patent infringement for genetic testing?

Paul Torremans – The International Patent System

Ella O’Sullivan – Patents and Artificial Intelligence (AI)


Ryan Abbot, ‘The Reasonable Robot: Artificial Intelligence and the Law’ (Cambridge University Press, 2020).
Noam Shemtov, ‘A Study on inventorship in inventions involving AI activity’ (EPO) available at$File/Concept_of_Inventorship_in_Inventions_involving_AI_Activity_en.pdf accessed 21 October 2020.
DABUS Applications EP 18275174 & EP18275163, Grounds for the EPO Decisions (EPO, 27 January 2020) available at accessed 31 October 2020.
DABUS Applications GB1816909.4 & GB1818161.0 (UKIPO, BL 0/741/19, 4 December 2019) available at accessed 31 October 2020.


Duncan Matthews – The Governance of Genome Editing, Addressing the Patent Gap

Karen Walsh – Institutional Interactions in the European Patent System


Karen Walsh, ‘Promoting Harmonisation Across the European Patent System Through Judicial Dialogue and Cooperation’ (2019) 50(2) IIC 408
Karen Walsh, ‘The Unitary Patent Package, the Court of Justice of the European Union and Brexit: (Ir)reconcilable?’ [2019] 2 IPQ 91
Actavis v Eli Lilly [2017] UKSC 48
Grimme Maschinenfabrik v Derek Scott (t/a) Scotts Potato Machinery) [2010] EWCA Civ 1110
Aerotel Ltd v Telco Holdings Ltd [2006] EWCA Civ 1371