A lawyer walks into an art gallery…
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
CopyrightX at Harvard – an introduction!
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
Deepfakes: Publication Round-Up
I'm a London-based media and technology lawyer at DAC Beachcroft, and have been researching and writing about deepfakes for a few years. In light of my recent interview for Deep Fakes: Can You Trust Your Eyes? (Dispatches, Channel 4, 28 December) here is a list
How to stay on top of media law developments
It's no good if a lawyer only knows the law, but not how it applies in practice. To that end, it is imperative that media lawyers stay on top of current events and various industry developments. But how do you actually do that? I was
Predictions for 2021: Will we see new laws on social media and AI?
I was asked by the Society of Computers and Law (SCL) to give my predictions, as a media and technology lawyer, on what 2021 has in store for us! Here are my thoughts on social media regulations and artificial intelligence laws. You can read the