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Mehtab Khan

Resident Fellow - Yale Law School

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Mehtab Khan is a Resident Fellow at the Information Society Project at Yale Law School. She also leads the Yale/Wikimedia Initiative on Intermediaries and Information.

Her research intersects Intellectual Property, Data Governance, and AI Ethics. Her doctoral dissertation, completed at Berkeley Law, examines the role of copyright in shaping access to knowledge. Her current research looks at the mechanisms for governing data that is used to develop and deploy AI technologies.  

She is a recipient of numerous grants to work on the use of AI in hiring. She was a Fellow at the Center for Technology, Society and Policy in 2019, and a Research Grantee at the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity


She has previously worked as a lawyer in the United States, Malaysia, and Pakistan. She has done stints at the Wikimedia Foundation, Creative Commons, and the Electronic Frontier Foundation—three Bay Area institutions that have been at the forefront of many legal battles around digital rights.

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