The legal skies above the American landscape can get murky quickly. With state and federal legal changes always up in the air, commercial drone operators have to make careful choices when it comes to even the simplest of legal moves. One new website, DroneLaw.pro is hoping to clear the air for the UAV sector by offering both free and paid legal resources.
Billed as a source to “convey essential information regarding FAA Regulations on the operation of drones,” DroneLaw.pro is staffed by attorneys and legal experts in the drone industry and is offering assistance to Section 333 Exemption petitioners. Even though the FAA has streamlined the process in approving drones for commercial use, obtaining a Section 333 exemption requires detailed knowledge of the regulatory steps necessary.
In addition to offering paid legal services, DroneLaw.pro has posted several articles on federal drone laws.
“[We] understand all legal aspects of the unmanned aircraft systems/drones including the technology, engineering, electrical systems, navigation technology, hardware and software systems of drones and the FAA laws surrounding UAS/UAVs,” a DroneLaw.pro spokesperson said in a media statement.
“Our law firm, Traverse Legal, has been providing technology company representation since 1993 and been fully committed to representing clients in new technologies since 2005. We have represented over 10 thousand technology interests over the last 15 years and have become one of the best known law firms in the world the technology representation space. Our attorneys have been innovators in the use of technology to provide legal services to clients, and helped create the business model for flat fee, defined deliverable legal projects being used by man y law firms today.”
DroneLaw.Pro was founded by Enrico Schaefer, a longtime drone enthusiast who also has a long record of tech law practice. He is also currently a student in the UAV program at Northwestern Michigan College. Schaefer was the President and General Counsel of an Internet start-up company in Boulder, Colo. from 1995-1997 and has been representing several tech companies since.
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