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3D Printing for Consumers: What Does it Mean for the Future of IP? – Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:10:51 GMT IPWatchdog.com3D Printing for Consumers: What Does it Mean for the Future of IP?IPWatchdog.comSpeaking at a USPTO 3D Printing

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3D Printing Breaking Copyright? Do You Know 3D Printing Patent Laws?

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Will 3D Printing Break Copyright? 3D Printing: The hype is real! Engineers, Designers, and everyday consumers are using this new fabrication process to conceptualize and create things that were once impossible. But what does this mean for the future of

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3D Printing Bringing Challenges To Intellectual Property and Copyright Law

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IP Issues In 3D Printing Where’s the IP? A wide range of IP rights apply in the context of 3D printing. Managing IP issues is a challenge for manufacturers in the age of 3D printing, says expert… READ MORE  

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3D Printing Law, 3D Trademark Design and The Makerbot Class Action Suit

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3D PRINTERING: THE MAKERBOT CLASS ACTION SUIT Since the 5th generation of Makerbot 3D printers were released at CES in 2014, there has been an avalanche of complaints about the smart extruder in these printers. READ FULL ARTICLE    3D

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The Effects of 3D Printing Technology

As 3D printing technology expands, so do concerns of 3D printing trademark issues. A bill that would put 3D printing legal issues at the forefront with copyright infringement warnings near printers in public libraries is being considered in California. Some

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3D Printing And Mainstream TV – The Good Wife Takes On The Legal Issues of 3D Printing

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by Bill Decker I admit it. I watch The Good Wife. But this last episode was about my industry- 3D Printing. In the episode a designer puts an open source CAD drawing of a plastic gun on line. The file

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3D Printed Evidence Hits The Courtroom!

3D Printed Proof is producing 3D printed models of injuries using MRI and CT-Scan data for use at trial. These 3D printed representations make it easier for Juries, Attorneys, and Doctors to understand the injuries in question. 3D printed representations

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3D Printing Firms Formlabs and 3D Systems Settle Dispute

3D Systems originally sued Formlabs over eight patents it was granted in the 1990s. All of them covered different parts of the stereolithographic 3D printing process, which uses a laser to cure liquid plastic. Formlabs almost singlehandedly established the desktop

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3D Printing Podcast on Staples and Intellectual Property in the 3D Printing Industry

First it sold select 3D printers in stores, then it sold print-by-mail services in Europe — now Staples is offering US customers a chance to print objects on-demand and on-site. The company’s launch event is focusing on the fun side

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3D Printing Trade Association News – Japanese Man Arrested For 3D Printed Gun Store

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The 27-year-old, a college employee in the city of Kawasaki, was arrested after police found video online posted by Imura claiming to have produced his own guns. Gun possession is strictlly regulated in Japan. Police raided Imura’s home and found

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