John is a member of McLane Middleton’s Corporate, Real Estate, and Privacy and Data Security Practice Groups. He has a diverse practice that focuses on land use, real estate, privacy, telecommunications, and emerging technologies, including artificial intelligence, self-driving vehicles, and drones.
As an emerging technologies lawyer, John has advised a wide range of companies – from startups to international corporations – on regulatory and legal issues unique to those technologies, including data privacy concerns, regulations governing drones, state legislation affecting self-driving cars, and the impact of autonomous devices and programs on user and employment agreements.
John is the author of Robots Are People Too, released by Praeger Publishing, which explores legal issues implicated by autonomous technology and artificial intelligence, and a contributing writer at Slate magazine, where his articles focus on similar issues. He is also a member of the board of editors and a columnist for The Journal of Robotics, Artificial Intelligence & Law. John is also a sought after speaker on topics related to law and emerging technologies, and has been interviewed by The Atlantic, Consumer Reports, and the Boston Business Journal, among other media outlets.
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Cameron G. Shilling
Cameron is a director in our Litigation Department, and chair of our Privacy and Information Security Group. In his 20 plus years as a lawyer, Cameron has managed, litigated and resolved numerous commercial matters involving data security, technology, business, and employment issues in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New England, and around the country. His education and depth of legal experience, as well as his professional interests and passions, are strengths that Cameron leverages to provide the highest quality counseling and litigation services to clients.
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Catherine S. Yao
Catherine is an associate in the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group, where she works to assist clients with all issues relating to the protection of their intellectual property.
Catherine is a registered patent attorney licensed to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
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