Experts discuss legal impact of potential UAS industry boom

Dayton officials expect the unmanned aerial systems industry to explode in the next few years, which means new legal issues will accompany the burgeoning industry.  A search for aviation law experts doesn’t bring up a lot of names in the Dayton area, but that could soon change.

Dayton officials expect the unmanned aerial systems industry to explode in the next few years, which means new legal issues will accompany the burgeoning industry.

Since unmanned aircraft is the fastest growing sector of the aviation industry, aviation law experts will need to dive into the intricacies of UAS law, which could touch on areas from privacy law to regulatory issues to patent law.

Bob Hanseman, a partner with Sebaly Shillito and Dyer and chair of the government contracts practice, said if the Dayton area becomes a designated test site for unmanned aircraft, it would lead to a boom in the local legal industry focused on aviation law.

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