Very valid point. Whenever a business is implementing a “blue ocean” strategy — creating a marketplace or disrupting the status quo — there are often heavy legal implications to doing so and having a “legal engineer” will do wonders for the company.
This is especially salient in emerging tech. As blockchain companies continue to raise funds through the “ICO” (initial coin offering) method, regulatory bodies like the SEC in the US loomed over until an appropriate legal framework was suggested by several entities in the space.
UAV drone technology and verticalized AI offerings in logistics and transportation may benefit from startups outlining a legal framework as well. Great read!