Posts Tagged ‘Kelly Swartz’

Widerman Malek, PL’s law firm was well represented at The International Drone Conference and Exposition (InterDrone) in Las Vegas, Nevada, September 7- 9th. Widerman Malek’s Unmanned Aerial Systems/Drone law group provided a table and information for attendees. The table was manned by Managing Partner, Attorney Mark Malek, Attorney Kelly Swartz and Attorney Ed Kinberg. Attorneys Swartz and Kinberg also spoke on Business Law for UAS/Drone Companies. The Exposition was attended by approximately 3500 companies and individuals from around the U.S. and 50 foreign countries hoping to get a jump start in this rapidly growing industry.

Attorneys Kelly Swartz and Ed Kinberg, founders of the Unmanned Systems Group at Widerman Malek, presented a CLE to local attorneys with the Brevard Bar Association on “Drone/Quadcopter Recreational and Commercial Use: What You Need to Know.” This CLE was held on August 25th at The Brevard Law Library. Issues discussed were Liability, Best Practices, Florida Statue 934.50, FAA Regulations and Section 333.

Kelly Swartz speaking at the Brevard Law Library

Kelly Swartz Speaking at the Brevard Law Library

Ed Kinberg speaking at the Brevard Law Library

Ed Kinberg Speaking at the Brevard Law Library

On August 24th, Space Coast Women in Defense hosted a panel discussion on, “Unmanned Vehicles – Drones and the Impact on You and Your Business.” Attorneys Ed Kinberg and Kelly Swartz participated on the panel. Kelly Swartz, an Intellectual Property attorney, is the Director of Widerman Malek’s Unmanned Systems Group, and Ed Kinberg is an Administrative and Regulatory Law attorney for the group. The panel discussion was well attended and there was much discussion on the pros and cons regarding unmanned vehicles.

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Speaking are Kelly Swartz, Grant Bagley, Ed Kinberg, and Alex Penalta

ed kinberg speaking on drones

Ed Kinberg Speaking on Drones

kelly swartz speaking on drones

Kelly Swartz Speaking on Drones

Attendees listening Attentively as Grant Bagley Speaks


Attorneys Kelly Swartz and Ed Kinberg spoke to the Association of Realtors in Melbourne and Merritt Island on Drone Law on June 28th and June 30th. Their program provided realtors with information on the new rules for the use of commercial drones and how to obtain a Remote Pilot in Command License. If you would like a program on drone law presented to your organization, please contact Kelly Swartz.

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