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Automated Vehicles in 2019: Predictions and Suggestions

January 18, 2019

In a bylined article for Law360, O’Melveny partners Melody Drummond Hansen and Heather Meeker and associate Jason Orr offer predictions and insights for the automated vehicles sector in the coming year.

Following decades of technology formation, billions of dollars invested, and millions of test miles, automated vehicles are now being deployed nationwide. 

“As the AV industry continues to grow and expand in 2019, innovators will continue to face novel business, regulatory and legal questions,” the authors write. 

The piece summarizes the top issues ahead for the industry, including data security and privacy, the expected increase of open source licensing diligence and disputes, and safety concerns, among others.

Access the full article here.