Leading International Law Firm for Unmanned Vehicle Systems and Drone Operators

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Perkins Coie is a leading global law firm renowned for its experience and thorough understanding of aerial and automated technology including; drone law, artificial intelligence (AI) legislation and intellectual property (IP) law concerning robotics and autonomous technologies. 

Working with established, global tech companies, OEM’s and emerging technological concerns, Perkins Coie is recognised worldwide for extensive success and knowledge in the fields of drone legislation, AI risk management and patent laws surrounding robotics, aeronautics and unmanned technologies.

Perkins Coie provides strategic guidance and advice to a diverse spectrum of clients within the robotics and autonomous sectors, including established technology companies, original equipment manufacturers, Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers and emerging growth companies, in all areas of law including:

  • Corporate Governance
  • Emerging Company & Venture Capital
  • Financings
  • Government Relations
  • Intellectual Property
  • Insurance Recovery
  • Litigation
  • M&A
  • Privacy and Cybersecurity
  • Product Counsel
  • Product Liability
  • Public Offerings and Private Placements
  • Privacy and Security
  • Product Liability and Personal Injury
  • Intellectual Property Protection and Enforcement
  • Licensing and Monetization
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Regulatory Counseling
  • Risk Management
  • Strategic Investments
  • Supply Chain Issues

Regulatory Compliance for Unmanned Vehicle Systems

Section 333 exemption petition for commercial dronesSkilled at traversing the continually changing landscape of drone laws and regulations which govern unmanned vehicle systems, Perkins Coie advises on a broad spectrum of regulatory compliance issued by the FAA, as well as state and local authorities. They are also adept at preparing Section 33 exemption petitions for drones and commercial UAVs.

Perkins Coie attorneys keep a watchful and well-informed eye on the laws governing unmanned industries, with regards to both unmanned technological advances and regulatory changes concerning AI, robotics and drone development.

Patent and Intellectual Property Protection for Automated Design

Drone patents, AI patents and intellectual property concerning robotics

With backgrounds in computer science, electronics, aerospace and aeronautical and astronautical engineering, the Perkins Coie team has a first-hand, working knowledge of the laws that govern intellectual property, particularly within the fields of technology, engineering, aeronautics and R&D.

With over 100 patent litigators and a dedicated patent prosecution team, Perkins Coie can cover all areas of IP law, including:

Patents and intellectual property protection

  • Preliminary injunction hearings
  • Markman hearings
  • ITC litigation
  • Jury and bench trials

Product Liability and Drone Risk Management

UAV Product LiabilityPerkins Coie provides product liability counsel to clients looking to minimize risk arising from personal injury lawsuits resulting from innovative technologies and unmanned systems, such as drones, UAVs and autonomous vehicles, including risk management for drones and robotics.

As well as offering advice concerning risk analysis and the creation of product warnings, Perkins Coie can advise, defend and represent clients throughout personal injury cases, investigations and lawsuits.

Privacy Compliance and Litigation for Automated Systems

Litigators, public policy and regulatory lawyers, and transactional attorneys make up the Perkins Coie privacy and security team. Covering a wide range of disciplines, they have significant experience in handling privacy litigation, including:

  • Defending class action lawsuits and government enforcement actions
  • Developing privacy and security policies
  • Implementing fair information practices
  • Executing privacy and security audits

Licensing and Monetization of Autonomous and Unmanned Products

Drone and UAV licensingWorking with clients across the US and globally, Perkins Coie’s large team of licencing attorneys advise on the commercialization, distribution, protection and acquisition of all technology and licensed products, including specialist technology within the autonomous and unmanned markets.

Insurance Recovery within the Unmanned Sector

The Perkins Coie Insurance Recovery practice advises clients on all kinds of insurance issues, including: product and general liability, directors and officers, property and business interruption, employment practices and crime coverage.

They counsel on how to structure and place insurance for current and emerging risks; to make claims and enforce insurance coverage; and pursue disputed claims to verdict or an award in arbitration. The team has succeeded in recovering billions of dollars in insurance recoveries for clients.

Aviation, Aerospace & Transportation

Ranked in Band 1 by Chambers USA in aviation litigation since 2009, Perkins Coie represents leading companies within the aviation, aerospace and transportation fields, such as The Boeing Company and Honeywell Aerospace.

With a strong focus on aviation and extensive product liability experience, the firm has been involved in high-profile, high-stakes matters, including major airline disasters and satellite losses.

Leading International Law Firm for Unmanned Vehicle Systems and Drone Operators
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Privacy Compliance Washington, D.C. Office, 700 13th Street, NW Suite 600 Washington, D.C. 20005-3960, USA +1 202 654 6200 [email protected] Visit Website
Product Liability and Risk Management Seattle Office, 1201 Third Avenue Suite 4900 Seattle, Washington 98101-3099, USA +1 206 359 8000 [email protected] Visit Website
Patent and Intellectual Property Protection Seattle Office, 1201 Third Avenue Suite 4900 Seattle, Washington 98101-3099, USA +1 206 359 8000 [email protected] Visit Website
Regulatory Compliance Seattle Office, 1201 Third Avenue Suite 4900 Seattle, Washington 98101-3099, USA +1 206 359 8000 [email protected] Visit Website
Licensing and Monetization Seattle Office, 1201 Third Avenue Suite 4900 Seattle, Washington 98101-3099, USA +1 206 359 8000 [email protected] Visit Website
Emerging Companies Palo Alto Office, 3150 Porter Drive Palo Alto, California 94304-1212, USA +1 650 838 4300 [email protected] Visit Website