Manatt’s unmanned aircraft (UA) drone practice brings together a cross-disciplinary group of attorneys with a broad range and depth of experience in the areas needed to assist clients with commercial UA operations. As an emerging technology, the commercial use of drones presents unique legal challenges and opportunities that manufacturers, operators and owners must consider. These range from operational regulations and restrictions under federal, state and local laws, and impact other practice areas, including privacy, data security, land use, employer-employee relations, government contracts, personal injury and property damage litigation, insurance, intellectual property rights and licensing, taxation and other areas. Understanding and adapting to this rapidly changing legal and regulatory landscape is essential. Our practice team brings together the expertise, insight, and legal services needed to successfully navigate in this growing industry.