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McDermott Will & Emery

Purple Pain: Warhol's Prince Series Isn't Fair Use of Photographer's Image

In a case spanning nearly 40 years of art and touching the estates of two of the world’s most well-known artists, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit clarified its position on the application of the fair use...more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

UPS Announces eVTOL Use for Package Delivery

United Parcel Service (UPS) announced this week that it will test electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft (eVTOLs) for package delivery. UPS purchased 10 eVTOL from Beta Technologies (Beta), which it plans to test for...more

Perkins Coie

Understanding the FAA’s New UAS Type Certification Process

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From replacing fireworks for Independence Day celebrations to providing rural package delivery, 2020 demonstrated how the rapid development of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) is driving innovation in how society moves goods and...more

Perkins Coie

Another Court Rules That Special Taxes Proposed By A Citizen-Sponsored Initiative May Be Enacted With A Simple Majority Vote

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Another court of appeal has held that local special taxes adopted by a citizen-sponsored initiative do not require two-thirds voter approval. Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association v. City and County of San Francisco, No....more

Snell & Wilmer

FAA Approves Fully Automated Commercial Drone Flights

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On January 14, the Federal Aviation Administration approved the first fully automated commercial drone flights by granting Massachusetts-based American Robotics, Inc. permission to operate drones without hands-on piloting and...more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

Executive Order on Drones Expands to North Korea, Iran, and Russia

Last week, the Executive Order on Protecting the United States from Certain Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) expanded the U.S.-China drone controversy to North Korea, Iran, and Russia....more

Robinson+Cole Construction Law Zone

New FAA Drone Rules Clear the Path for Use in Development and Construction

As was recently reported in Robinson+Cole’s Data Privacy + Cybersecurity Insider, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued two Final Rules for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), i.e., drones: (1) requiring Remote...more

Knobbe Martens

Use My Likeness? Over My Dead Body!

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On November 30, 2020, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law New York Senate Bill S5959D, an amendment to New York’s right of publicity law to provide the 40 year post-mortem right of estates of deceased celebrities...more

International Lawyers Network

The King Is Dead! Long Live The King!: Elvis Sightings, Taking Care of Business, And Rights Of Post-Mortem Publicity

Elvis sightings have had a long, storied life of their own since the King of Rock-and-Roll’s “death” was reported (or perhaps exaggerated (though neither greatly nor grossly)), in 1977. Indeed, since 1977, it has been claimed...more

Hogan Lovells

STeP’ing up: FDA advances expedited device review program, set to begin in March

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On January 6, 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a final guidance outlining the Safer Technologies Program (STeP) for Medical Devices: a voluntary program for medical devices and device-led...more

Locke Lord LLP

New Drone Regulations Coming – Requesting Permission for Flyby? Negative Ghostrider, the ‎Pattern is Full…Unless You Have Remote...

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On Monday, December 28, 2020, the FAA announced that it released the final Remote ID rule and the Operations of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Over People (OOP) rule to the Federal Register....more

Goldman Law Group, PLLC

2021 In the Law; or, It Only Gets Better from Here - A Brief Look Ahead

Happy New Year! Now in follow up to our 2020 retrospective from last month, once again it’s time for a prospective survey covering some of the major cases that could be shaping the legal landscape in 2021 and most relevant to...more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

The Drone Industry: Lessons Learned in 2020

Let’s take a look at the lessons learned in 2020 and where the drone industry might be heading in 2021....more

Holland & Knight LLP

FAA Releases Two Final Rules to Advance Drone Integration

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Dec. 28, 2020, released two Final Rules intended to accelerate the integration of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) – or drones – into the national airspace system. The first Final...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

FAA Releases Highly Anticipated Final Rules on UAS Remote ID and Operation Over People

On Monday, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) submitted two long-awaited Final Rules for publication in the Federal Register. Both the Remote Identification of Unmanned Aircraft and Operation of Small Unmanned Aircraft...more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

Easy Aerial Partners with Travis Air Force Base for Autonomous Drone Security System

Easy Aerial, a provider of autonomous drone-based monitoring solutions, deployed its first autonomous drone security system at the Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, California this week. This system will provide better...more

Proskauer Rose LLP

New York Passes Law Recognizing Post-Mortem Right of Publicity and Creating Private Right of Action for Sexually Explicit...

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Celebrities domiciled in New York State at the time of their death will soon have a transferable post-mortem right of publicity, bringing the law in New York closer in line to several other states, like California, that...more

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

New York Passes Postmortem Right of Publicity Statute

On November 30, 2020, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a new right of publicity statute into law, which will take effect 180 days after enactment. The law allows successors in interest of deceased “performers” and...more

Fish & Richardson

Legal Alert: New York Passes Post-Mortem Right of Publicity Law

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The “right of publicity” generally prohibits the commercial use of someone’s name or likeness. There is no federal right of publicity; rather, the right is governed by state law. There is a patchwork of state laws that govern...more

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Dead Celebrities and Digital Doppelgangers: New York Expands Its Right of Publicity Statute and Tackles Sexually Explicit...

In the Empire State, the right of publicity remains alive and well—including (soon) for celebrities who are, well, no longer alive. New York has expanded its nearly 120-year old statutory regime to provide a post-mortem right...more

Hogan Lovells

FAA Reaches Critical Milestone on the Road to UAS Type Certification

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On November 20, 2020, the FAA published the first batch of proposed airworthiness standards for type certification of six different unmanned aircraft system (UAS) models for public comment....more

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Omnibus Law on Job Creation: New opportunities for investment

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To encourage more investment into Indonesia, the Job Creation Act offers less restrictive provisions on investment. It is expected that the more investment coming into Indonesia, the more new jobs are created. Therefore, the...more

Hogan Lovells

FCC reallocates transportation safety spectrum for Wi-Fi use, endorses C-V2X for auto safety

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For twenty years, the 5.9 GHz band (5.850-5.925 GHz) has been dedicated to intelligent transportation systems and vehicle safety, and in particular a technology called Dedicated Short Range Communications (DSRC)....more

Dentons

Indonesia launches its Sovereign Wealth Fund

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Many would consider the Job Creation Act to be an important milestone in structural reform in Indonesia, expecting it to strengthen monetary policy, provide a more accommodative fiscal policy, and accelerate infrastructure...more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

Walmart and Self-Driving Delivery Cars

Walmart announced that it will begin experimenting with self-driving cars in a pilot program with General Motors-backed Cruise (a tech start-up with electric, self-driving cars) to deliver groceries and other products to...more

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