New Rules and Legal Best Practices for the Use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems
The use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or drones, is becoming much more common, but how confident are you in your ability to provide clients with answers to their most pressing legal questions regarding the use of this emerging technology? Recently released rules provide some clarity, but also lead to more questions. In this comprehensive overview of the current legal landscape, our experienced faculty will illuminate the many pitfalls that exist and provide you with the information you need to provide practical legal advice to public, private and commercial UAS users. Ensure your clients understand the legal aspects of responsible drone usage - register today!
Analyze new recreational drone regulations and advise commercial UAS users on legal best practices.
Understand the legal and practical definitions of what is - and is not - a drone.
Confidently advise public users of drones on best practices to protect the 1st and 4th Amendment rights of citizens.
Determine when federal regulations preempt state and local efforts to regulate UAS usage.
Know what constitutes aerial trespass in the space above homes and business.
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS): Key Terms and Classifications
NEW Recreational Drone Regulations
Federal Regulations for Commercial Drone Use
UAS Enforcement Efforts: How to Respond if Your Client is Contacted
Government Drone Use - Police Surveillance and Other Concerns
Current Issues with Drones and Privacy
Air Rights Property Law: What Can Happen in the Space Above Your Yard?
PROFESSOR RONNIE R. GIPSON JR. is currently an assistant professor of law at the University of La Verne College of Law in Ontario, California, where he teaches aviation law. He earned his J.D. degree from the University of San Francisco School of Law in 2004. As an aviation law practitioner, he represented clients in regulatory enforcement matters, transactional matters, and civil litigation arising from aircraft operations. Professor Gipson regularly presents lectures on aviation law topics, publishes articles on aviation issues of importance to the global community, and engages in aviation policy and legislative discussions with the entire community of aviation stakeholders.
RUSSELL A. KLINGAMAN is a partner at the U.S. law firm of Hinshaw & Culbertson, LLP. He has been helping professionals and members of the business and aviation communities resolve disputes, reduce risks, leverage opportunities, and find practical, effective solutions to their legal challenges for nearly 30 years. A licensed pilot and aircraft owner, Mr. Klingaman also teaches aviation law at Marquette University Law School, and is a past president of the Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association (2014-15). His extensive knowledge of the world of aviation gives him unique insights on industry-specific matters, including pilot mistakes, mechanical problems, product defects, and FAA compliance. In recent years, he has focused on the rapidly-changing legal landscape concerning unmanned aircraft systems (UAS or "drones") and the liability, privacy, data security, and property rights problems associated with UAS operations. In addition to his substantial experience with aviation-related litigation and transactions, Mr. Klingaman handles a wide variety of legal challenges involving intellectual property, including trade secrets, copyrights, trademarks, and patents. He is a graduate of the University of Iowa (B.S.), the University of Wisconsin (M.P.A.), and the University of Wisconsin Law School (J.D.). Mr. Klingaman is admitted to practice in state and federal courts in Wisconsin, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh and Ninth circuits.
JASON LORENZON is an attorney with Lorenzon Law LLC, where he focuses his practice in the areas of aviation law, drone law, immigration law, criminal defense, and civil litigation. Mr. Lorenzon gained his legal immigration knowledge after working for a large immigration firm for several years, first as a law clerk, then as a senior attorney. He is the lead faculty for UAS/UAV for the Aeronautics Program at Kent State University. Mr. Lorenzon is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, The Florida Bar, a panel attorney for the Airplane Owner’s and Pilot’s Association, the American Bar Association, the Akron Bar Association, the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the Catholic Lawyers Guild of the Diocese of Cleveland. He earned his B.A. degree from the University of Western Ontario, his Master of Music from Cleveland Institute of Music and his J.D. degree from Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.
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