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Legal Challenges with Commercial Drones: What all Attorneys Must Know

Understand the legal landscape surrounding drone regulation and make sure your client's drone use is compliant.

Unmanned aircraft systems - commonly called drones - have opened up new possibilities for many industries. As a result, the market for drones is literally skyrocketing. Yet, the legal framework governing their use remains clouded. This topic will help lawyers and businesses understand the current regulatory environment governing domestic use of drones. It will describe the recent history of drone regulation and explain how that history is shaping emerging federal regulations and state legislation. Anyone who is interested in flying drones must understand existing Federal Aviation Administration regulations and state laws and appreciate how those regulations and laws might change in the coming years. This topic will give lawyers and businesses the tools they need to navigate this quickly developing legal landscape.

Runtime: 89 minutes
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Agenda

Background

  • Benefits and Risks of Drone Flight
  • Philosophical Approaches to Regulation
  • History of Drone Regulation

Federal Regulation

  • FAA Modernization and Reform Act
  • Recent FAA Regulatory Actions
  • Proposed FAA Regulations
  • NTIA and Questions Around Privacy
  • Proposed Federal Legislation

State Legislation

  • Regulation of Government Use
  • Regulation of Private Use
  • Laws of General Applicability
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This course was last revised on November 18, 2015.

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Michael Berry

Michael Berry

Levine Sullivan Koch & Schulz, L.L.P.

  • Partner in the Philadelphia office of Levine Sullivan Koch & Schulz, L.L.P.
  • Practice focuses on representing news, entertainment, and other media clients in defamation and privacy suits, accessing government and court records, defending reporters who are subpoenaed, and advising clients on newsgathering and other First Amendment matters
  • Writes and speaks frequently on issues affecting newsgathering and the freedom of the press
  • Author of several publications related to the regulation of drones
  • Co-chair, Bar-Press Committee of the Pennsylvania Bar Association; vice president, Pennsylvania Freedom of Information Coalition; co-chair, MediaLawLetter Committee, Media Law Resource Center
  • J.D. degree, with highest honors, University of North Carolina School of Law; M.P.P. degree, Duke University; B.A. degree, Emory University
  • Can be contacted at 215-988-9773 or [email protected] or @MikeBerryPA
Nabiha Syed

Nabiha Syed

BuzzFeed

  • Assistant general counsel at BuzzFeed
  • Writes and speaks frequently on issues surrounding technology, new media, data security, and newsgathering
  • Co-founder of Drone U at Slate.com, an educational platform providing podcasts about the myriad uses of drone technology
  • Fellow, Yale Law School; visiting fellow, Stanford Law School Center for Internet and Society; fellow (2015), Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program; board member, Student Press Law Center
  • J.D. degree, Yale Law School; M.S. degree, Oxford University (Marshall Scholar); B.A. degree, Johns Hopkins
  • Can be contacted at 646-660-9617 or [email protected] or @nabihasyed
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Product ID: 396247
Published 2015
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