The Drone Zone: Where Technology and the Legal Profession Intersect

Flying robots are headed your way. Drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles, can attack enemies, shoot videos, race competitively, help fight forest fires and entertain the kids like a toy. In the near future, they may deliver to your home a meatball sub or the latest bestseller. They can be the size and shape of an airplane or they can fit in your pocket.

Because of the wide variations in drones’ size and purpose, laws are developing rapidly to ensure safety and security with their use.

In the latest Instant Insights, we show you the lawyers who see burgeoning opportunity in drones, the legal complications likely to arise, and how the legal profession is dealing with the myriad regulations sparked by the emerging technology.