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What Happens If I Don’t Comply with FAA Drone Regulations?

By now, most of us involved in the drone industry know that all drones have to be registered with the FAA before they are flown. But what are the consequences for the drone operators that choose to not follow the rules? For those few rogue operators, criminal penalties including fines up to $250,000 and three […]

What Does the FAA Require Before I can use a Drone in My Business?

In the summer of 2017, the FAA based new rules making the use of drones for commercial purposes more accessible than ever before. To be clear, if you are using a drone for anything other than your own personal enjoyment, you are likely using a drone for a commercial purpose and these FAA regulations apply, […]

US Drone Laws are Changing Fast: Try to Keep up

Drones are all over the United States, and they are becoming more popular each and every year. That’s exactly why legislators are working so hard to come up with effective laws to protect privacy, keep aircraft safe and allow businesses to make full use of this amazing technology. A lot of changes have happened in […]

SCWID Hosted a Panel Discussion on Unmanned Vehicles – Drones

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 […]

Attorneys Ed Kinberg and Kelly Swartz Speak to the Association of Realtors on Drone Law

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 […]

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