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Robot Law
Ryan Calo’s “Big Idea”: New Federal Agency for Robots
He has a knack for taking a bunch of complex ideas and turning them into smooth common sense. (July 08, 2014)

FAA Drone Decision: Slow-Motion Brawl Over Wrong Issue
Who to believe, what to think in the drone fracas. (June 25, 2014)

MAKO Surgical Sues Blue Belt Technologies
Patent infringement suit adds another chapter to the legal battle between medical robotics rivals. (June 10, 2014)

Nightmare in the Sky: Drugs via Drones
The assembly line for narcotics drones is in the Santa Fe District of Mexico City. (May 22, 2014)

Aerial Drones Square Off with Global Regulators
Expert Q&A on global outlook for aerial drones. (May 02, 2014)

Is There Such a Thing as a Robot?
The law has found the Internet unsettling. (April 19, 2014)

Do Surgical Robots Need a Second Opinion?
So far it does not look like "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure." (April 02, 2014)

Could a Robot’s AI Algorithm Be Racist or Ageist?
Companies investing in co-worker robots should beware of labor laws (March 17, 2014)

Robotics and the New Cyberlaw
New paper examines the new legal challenges posed by the presence of robots in public spaces, homes and workplaces, as distinct from the legal challenges of computers and the Internet. (March 06, 2014)

How Robots Will Shape Future Employment & Labor Law
A distinguished group of stakeholders in robotics recently gathered to discuss legislation, regulation and compliance as robots continue to revolutionize the future workplace. (February 18, 2014)

Patent Infringement Indemnification: What You Must Know
Many robotics companies are still unaware of the resulting indemnification disputes that often occur behind the scenes and outside of court during patent infringement cases. (February 17, 2014)

Robots in Washington on Lincoln’s Birthday
When a conference becomes a movement. (January 31, 2014)

Exclusive Interview: Gurvinder Virk Explains Brand New ISO 13482
Groundbreaking ISO 13482 expected to drive commercialization of personal care robots, especially abroad. (January 09, 2014)

New International Standards Boon to Personal Care Robotics
New SO Standards open personal care robotics to mainstream adoption (January 09, 2014)

Does Robotics Need Legal Immunity?
Ryan Calo is back to open 2014 with more robots and the law (January 01, 2014)



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