is a practicing lawyer registered before the Barcelona Bar Association. Since October 2018 he is taking the Ph.D. in Private Law at the Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona, Spain).

Electronic personhood: a tertium genus for smart autonomous surgical robots?

Minimally invasive robotic-assisted surgery has increased in the last few years. In fact there is one specific surgical robot that has had a predominant position in this field, kind of a “monopoly”: the da Vinci, a master-slave system manufactured by Intuitive Surgical. Its practical application raises liability issues for hospitals using it. The increase of…