Legal issues with <span class=“caps”>3D</span> printing for private and business

This brief overview of legal issues with 3D print­ing tech­nolo­gies is intend­ed to pro­vide a short glimpse for pri­vate users and busi­ness­es. For those who want to get into the detail of the top­ic, we rec­om­mend the books “Socio-Legal Aspects of the 3D Print­ing Rev­o­lu­tion” and “3D Print­ing, Intel­lec­tu­al Prop­er­ty and Inno­va­tion”. Legal issues with […]

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Legal framework to protect intellectual property from <span class=“caps”>3D</span> Printers

Mem­bers from the 3D Print­ing com­mu­ni­ty were the first to rec­og­nize legal issues for intel­lec­tu­al prop­er­ty from 3D Print­ers. The gen­er­al pop­u­la­tion and the leg­is­la­tor have now realised this prob­lem as well. How­ev­er, this pos­es a tremen­dous­ly dif­fi­cult chal­lenge which will take a long time to devel­op a legal frame­work. So far, only the legal […]

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