Named as one of 25 “Rising Stars – Top Female Lawyers in the UK” by Law.com, Kelsey Farish is a London-based media and technology lawyer. She is regarded as one of Europe’s leading legal experts on AI-generated media (synthetic media).
Her academic research and practical advice on deepfakes and Internet regulations have seen her appear before the European Parliament to advise on proposed deepfake legislation, as well as on national media to include Channel 4 Dispatches and BBC Radio.
In addition to her day-to-day work as a lawyer, she often speaks at industry events and is an advisory board member of vera.AI, a European research consortium working to combat disinformation online through advanced artificial intelligence technologies.
The beautiful Middlesex Guildhall is the home of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom. Established under the Constitutional Reform Act 2005, the Supreme Court assumed the judicial functions of the House of Lords in 2009. Although not as powerful as the supreme courts of some other countries – it cannot, for example, overturn primary… Read more
My reflections from Week 2 of the CopyrightX programme at Harvard Law School. Dmitri Shostakovich (1906 – 1975) was a Soviet and Russian composer and pianist, whose piano concertos (such as this one) I really enjoy, and often listened to while studying in law school. Shostakovich is regarded as one of the major composers of… Read more
My reflections from Week 1 of the CopyrightX programme at Harvard Law School. Can bad art benefit from copyright protection? Yes! In fact, even something that is not artistic at all can be copyright protected, provided that it is original and creative. But does this mean that judges should necessarily shy away from evaluating artistic… Read more
I’m so excited to announce that I’ve been selected for CopyrightX, a programme run by Harvard Law School and Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society. For 12 weeks (late January – April) I’ll be exploring the current law of copyright, and the impact of that law on art, entertainment, and industry. I’ll also be… Read more