Kelsey Farish

Deepfakes Expert - Media & Technology Lawyer

DAC Beachcroft

Kelsey is a media and technology lawyer at DAC Beachcroft in London, where she supports clients ranging from start-ups to large multinational corporations on their media, technology, and internet law matters. Kelsey works primarily with clients in the technology, digital media and ecommerce sectors, to include innovators, cryptocurrencies, and content creators. She also regularly supports financial services institutions and public sector clients on a wide range of intellectual property, data protection, and corporate matters. Originally from Seattle in the United States, she particularly enjoys advising American companies and entrepreneurs on their UK and European operations.

She has written extensively on personality rights, social media, and the application of artificial intelligence to the creative industries. Her interests in internet culture, film and personality rights led her to develop an expertise in deepfakes: her scholarship includes advisory work for the European Parliament, and publications in the Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice and for the European Audiovisual Observatory.

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