Russell Klingaman Featured Prominently in BizTimes Milwaukee Cover Story on Drones

April 6, 2016

Russell A. Klingaman, a Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP partner in the firm's Milwaukee office, was quoted multiple times in the article "Drones Could Be the Next Disruptive Technology," published by BizTimes Milwaukee magazine on April 4, 2016.

The article discusses the potential disruptions that drones may bring as businesses introduce them for commercial use. Mr. Klingaman addresses Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) restrictions on commercial use of drones. Mr. Klingaman says, "Right now, the restriction that’s keeping most of the business uses under wraps is line of sight," Mr. Klingaman also mentions that he worries about safety in the skies, given that some people are operating drones without the knowledge of the FAA regulations, and/or without FAA authorization.

Mr. Klingaman — a leader of Hinshaw's Aviation Law Practice — helps members of the business and aviation communities manage and deal with their legal matters. His strengths include resolving disputes, reducing risks and leveraging opportunities. As a licensed pilot and aircraft owner, he has unique insights in aviation-related legal matters including products liability, pilot mistakes, mechanical problems, FAA enforcement actions, transactions and many others. Mr. Klingaman also has substantial experience dealing with issues involving contracts, business litigation, and intellectual property including trade secrets, copyrights and trademarks.

Read the full article, "Drones Could Be the Next Disruptive Technology" on the BizTimes Milwaukee website.

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