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Mitigating Liability in the AV Industry

Status: In Progress

Lead Researcher(s)

Bryce Pilz
Directory of Licensing, University of Michigan Office Of Tech Transfer

Project Team

Project Abstract

Covington & Burling’s research will look at three issues: (1) What are the types and causes of harm? (2) Who are the contributors in the autonomous vehicle (AV) ecosystem? (3) What are potential means of limiting liability?

Project Outcome

Covington & Burling will publish a white paper that shares its research findings.


BUDGET YEAR: 2018-01-01
RESEARCH CATEGORY: LEGAL LIABILITY & INSURANCE