Professor Ryan Abbott
Professor of Law and Health Sciences, University of Surrey School of Law
Ryan Abbott is Professor of Law and Health Sciences at the University of Surrey School of Law and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He has published widely on issues associated with law and technology, health law and intellectual property in leading legal, medical, and scientific journals. Professor Abbott has worked as General Counsel and Medical Director of a mid-stage biotechnology company, and has been Of Counsel at law firms where he specialized in transactional matters and intellectual property litigation for pharmaceutical and medical device companies. Professor Abbott is a licensed and board-certified physician, patent attorney, and acupuncturist in the United States, and a solicitor (non-practicing) in England and Wales. He is also a practicing mediator and arbitrator with JAMS International in London.