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Holland & Knight LLP

Update on U.S. Counter-UAS Authorities and Efforts to Address Threats from Drone Operations

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The military conflicts in Ukraine and Israel have highlighted the role that small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) might play in future conflicts. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2024 (the...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

At Least One Reason to Look Up: Celebrating 4th of July with Drone Light Shows

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This 4th of July, look up and you might notice something spectacularly different lighting up the night sky. The days of stunning displays that relied solely on the crackle and pop of fireworks are numbered. In a remarkable...more

Goulston & Storrs PC

Michigan Supreme Court Dodges Thorny Drone Law Issues

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In Long Lake Township v. Maxon, the Michigan Supreme Court had the opportunity to critically consider the extent to which property owners have an inherent right to prevent unwanted drone incursions into the airspace...more

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The Sky Is Not the Limit: Commercial Space Operations Are Taking Off!

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Last week, the Federal Aviation Administration (“FAA”) shared that it is forecasting a “strong growth” in commercial space operations over the next several years. As a leading example of this growth, the FAA is...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Autonomous Akin Update - April 2024

Our newsletter reflects the focus of Akin’s cross-practice autonomous systems and advanced mobility team on developments in the regulatory, policy, trade, intellectual property, and cybersecurity and privacy spaces....more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Autonomous Akin Update - February 2024 (Part 2)

Our newsletter reflects the focus of Akin’s cross-practice autonomous systems and advanced mobility team on developments in the regulatory, policy, trade, intellectual property, and cybersecurity and privacy spaces....more

Fox Rothschild LLP

The FAA & Remote ID of Drones . . . Now There Are Consequences!

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This is the week the FAA’s Remote ID requirement for drones went into full effect in the United States. “Wait a minute . . .” I can hear you saying. “The Remote ID rules went into effect back in September last year, didn’t...more

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Phosphogypsum Waste/Process Wastewater/RCRA: Center for Biological Diversity Notice of Intent to Sue U.S. Environmental Protection...

The Center for Biological Diversity (“CBD”) sent a February 13th Notice of Intent to Sue (“NOI”) to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) alleging a failure to perform a nondiscretionary duty under the...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

FAA Reauthorization Watch: Provisions of Note for UAS and AAM Companies in the Senate Bill

On February 8, the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation passed a bill that would fund the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the next five years. This marks the first good progress on FAA...more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

Criminal Charges Filed Against Drone Operator in California

Last week, a federal complaint was filed against Andrew Hernandez in federal District Court in California charging him with the unsafe operation of an unmanned aircraft (or drone). The allegations against Hernandez include...more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

CISA and FBI Issue Cybersecurity Guidance for the Use of Chinese-Manufactured Drones

Last week, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) released Cybersecurity Guidance: Chinese-Manufactured Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), which outlines the...more

Cranfill Sumner LLP

Flying Foul Play: Legal Issues Take Flight in Monday Night Football’s Drone Incident

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Sports fans may recall a bizarre incident in November 2023 during the Monday Night Football Ravens-Bengals matchup- a small drone made an unexpected appearance overhead at the M&T Bank Stadium, causing chaos and two delays of...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Key Provisions in the NDAA for TMT Companies

On December 14, 2023, Congress passed an $874.2-billion defense authorization bill, sending it to the White House for President Biden’s signature. This alert provides a summary of key provisions of the National Defense...more

Wiley Rein LLP

Important NDAA Provisions for Contractors and Their Supply Chains

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On December 14, 2023, the House of Representatives passed the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2024 (NDAA), following the Senate’s passage a few days earlier. The President is expected to sign the NDAA into...more

Wiley Rein LLP

NTIA Seeks Input and Meetings on Implementation Plan for National Spectrum Strategy

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On November 29, 2023, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) released a Notice of Opportunity for Public Input on the forthcoming implementation plan for the agency’s National Spectrum Strategy...more

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NTIA Releases Highly Anticipated National Spectrum Strategy

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On November 13, 2023, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) released its National Spectrum Strategy (Strategy)—a “high-level blueprint” articulating the Biden-Harris Administration’s national...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Autonomous Akin Update - November 2023

Our newsletter reflects the focus of Akin’s cross-practice autonomous systems and advanced mobility team on developments in the regulatory, policy, trade, intellectual property, and cybersecurity and privacy spaces....more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

Alaska Expands Use of Drones for Avalanche Monitoring

State and local agencies’ use of unmanned aerial systems (UAS, or drones) has exploded in recent years. In Alaska, the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (Department) has started using drones for critical...more

Wiley Rein LLP

Fifth Circuit Shoots Down First Amendment and Preemption Arguments Against Texas Drone Laws

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The Fifth Circuit’s recent decision in National Press Photographers Association v. McCraw threatens to dilute the First Amendment rights of photographers and filmmakers using uncrewed aircraft systems (UAS), and undermine...more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

Lawmakers Seek Ban of Chinese Drones for U.S. Government

Next week, the House of Representatives China Committee plans to introduce a bill that would ban the purchase of Chinese-made drones by the U.S. government. This bill is an effort to revamp the prior push for this ban that...more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

Federal Court Rules Texas Drone Law Not Facially Unconstitutional

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit reversed a district court’s 2022 ruling on the constitutionality of Texas Chapter 423 law (i.e., the drone law) which restricts the actions of drones. Nat’l Press Photographers...more

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No Password Required: Founder and Commissioner of the US Cyber Games, CEO of the Cyber Marketing Firm Katzcy, and Someone Who...

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Jessica Gulick is a woman of many trades. She is the founder and CEO of the cyber marketing firm Katzcy, the founder and commissioner of the US Cyber Games, and a trailblazer who is working to make cybersecurity a sport that...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Autonomous Akin Update - October 2023

Our newsletter reflects the focus of Akin’s cross-practice autonomous systems and advanced mobility team on developments in the regulatory, policy, trade, intellectual property, and cybersecurity and privacy spaces....more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

The 2023 FAA Reauthorization Package and its Impending Impact on the Drone Industry

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has been working toward one goal when it comes to drones: get more of them safely in the air. However, right now, the FAA is without a permanent leader or a stable funding package....more

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Les drones, la responsabilité et un appel devant la CSC : trois développements clés dans le secteur de l’aviation

Le secteur de l’aviation est de retour dans le hangar d’entretien afin de faire l’objet d’une mise au point relativement à la réglementation des drones, à la responsabilité dans le secteur de l'aviation et aux droits des...more

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