Overview of the Industry and Regulatory Landscape of Unmanned Aircraft Systems/Drones
Recorded On: 06/14/2016
An overview of the state of the small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS, or “drones”) industry, including the current legal and regulatory landscape, challenges and opportunities, the effect of current laws on the commercial and hobbyist use of sUAS, and the liability and risk factors pertaining to use of drones.
Attorney, Saul Ewing LLP
Justine Kasznica is a corporate finance attorney, representing cutting edge technology clients. Justine works with high growth potential start-up technology companies, investor groups, universities and research institutions seeking to commercialize new technologies, and later state companies developing innovative products and services. She focuses her practice on the aerospace, IT and robotics industries. Justine represents commercial drone (small unmanned aircraft systems - sUAS) companies in connection with their regulatory needs, and serves as outside general counsel to robotics and SaaS companies in the commercial space, aerospace, IT and cybersecurity fields.
Justine regularly participates in speaking engagements, writes articles and leads workshops on legal and regulatory topics related to sUAS. She also serves as an advisor to nepalrobotics.org, an international collaborative STEM project focused on leveraging drone technologies for search and rescue operations. She serves on the board of several local entrepreneurship-focused organizations and programs.