Practice

Communications, Internet, and Media

Communications companies today face challenges that are interconnected and often global by nature. Competition is growing, and the regulatory environment is ever changing. And the industry is increasingly reliant on cross-border transactions subject to regulations at multiple jurisdictional levels.

Representative experience

Represented Vodafone on sale of its 45% equity of Verizon.

Advised XO Communications on regulatory requirements for its businesses in more than 35 countries.

Advising Gogo on U.S. and international regulatory and licensing matters.

Advising T-Mobile USA, Inc. in the US$3.3bn purchase of spectrum licenses.

Represented the Association of American Railroads in efforts to resolve historic preservation review requirements required to deploy Positive Train Control.


Advising dozens of clients on the applicability of the TCPA Act.

Hogan Lovells Publications

No fly zone: FCC proposes US$2.8 million penalty for marketing non-compliant drone AV accessories Government Regulatory

The Federal Communications Commission is proposing to bring a US$2.8 million penalty against HobbyKing for marketing drone-attachable audio/video (AV) transmitters that operate on...

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How the Internet of Things could redefine product safety and liability in the EU

How big is the Internet of Things (IoT)? It’s likely that there will be tens of billions of connected devices in use by 2020. As this massive network of “things” keeps...

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Following a cyber attack, IoT device manufacturers, data controllers, and sellers could face liability under the EU’s Product Liability Directive and the GDPR

Advancements in technology may provide consumers with a continuous stream of upgraded products, but they’re also proving that current security and privacy regulations fall short...

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Over-the-air software updates for IoT devices present companies with product liability and safety opportunities — and challenges

Mobile devices within the Internet of Things (IoT) are continuously benefitting from rapid technological advancements. And once those devices are sold to consumers, over-the-air (OTA)...

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Global media, technology, and communications quarterly - Spring 2018

AI technologies present a variety of commercial opportunities and the potential to change our daily lives. At the same time, there are many legal, policy, commercial and strategic...

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Sponsorships and Speaking Engagements

National Spectrum Management Association Conference

Tony Lin presented on "Spectrum Solutions for Small Satellites" at the 2018 annual National Spectrum Management Association conference.

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