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Florida Statute § 934.50: Searches and Seizures using a Drone

Posted by Robert Thornburg, January 15, 2016

The Freedom from Unwarranted Surveillance Act (“Act”), recently enacted on July 1, 2015 as Florida Statute § 934.50 et seq. makes it illegal for: (1) a law enforcement agency to use a drone to gather information without a warrant; and (2) a drone operator to record images of a privately owned property or of the owner, tenant, occupant, invitee, or licensee of such property, in violation of a person’s reasonable expectation of privacy without the individual’s consent. Fla. Stat. §934.50(3)(a-b). As of 2015, forty-five states have considered 165 bills related to the growing use of drones and the issues that …
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News

January 27, 2016
ADDMG attorney Jaafar Choufani shares expansion plans for his restaurant, Urbain 40.

January 25, 2016
ADDMG has been included in the Orlando Business Journal’s Top Law Firms list at #26, ranked by number of Central Florida attorneys.

January 18, 2016
World Trademark Review has listed Shareholder Ava K. Doppelt as a Recommended Top Trademark Professional in their World’s Leading Trademark Professionals directory.

January 1, 2016
ADDMG listed as the Top Intellectual Property Law firm in Central Florida for 2015.

December 17, 2015
ADDMG ranks in Top 25 for Law Firms in Central Florida in 2015.

December 16, 2015
Shareholder Ava K. Doppelt presented a seminar, Intellectual Property Law for Business People, to the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando.

December 2, 2015
ADDMG hosted an Intellectual Property attorney mixer, in association with the Intellectual Property Law Association of Florida. The event took place at the University of Tampa’s new Lowth Entrepreneurship Center.

November 27, 2015
Brock A. Hankins, Registered Patent Attorney at ADDMG chaired the Orange County Bar Association Intellectual Property Committee meeting. Mr. Hankins also presented a seminar on the effects of the Alice decision on software patents.

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Recent Patents & Trademarks

Patents

ADDMG obtained U.S. Patent No. 9,161,693, entitled “Miniaturized Electronic Device Ingestible by a Subject or Implantable inside a Body of the Subject,” for the University of Florida Research Foundation.

ADDMG represented Harris Corporation in obtaining United States Patent No. 8,259,560 for a “Communication system allocating pilot sub-carriers and related methods.”

Trademarks

ADDMG represented Cathy Ciullo Enterprises, Inc., in registering their mark OUR NATIONS’ CREATIONS

ADDMG represented Nutrex Research, Inc., in registering their mark OUTLIFT

Patents

ADDMG represented Research In Motion Limited in obtaining United States Patent No. 8,396,459 for a “Cellular communications system for providing non-real time subscription data and related methods.”

ADDMG represented University of Central Florida Research Foundation, Inc. in obtaining United States Patent No. 8,372,944 for a “Synthesis of hyperbranched amphiphilic polyester and theranostic nanoparticles thereof.”

Trademarks

ADDMG represented BestFriend’s Biotechnics, Inc., in registering their mark CUSH AWAY

ADDMG represented Nutrex Research, Inc., in registering their signature mark

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