Uh oh, you knew it was coming. Nathan Myhrvold, called a patent troll by many, has been granted a U.S. patent for a method of preventing 3D printer piracy. Will it fly?
3D printer company Stratasys has seized Cody Wilson’s leased uPrint SE 3D printer when they discovered he intends to use it to further his 3D printable gun project.
We continue on the subject of 3D printing and intellectual property, picking up in the discussion between Donnie Designer, a producer of expensive accessories, and his advisor, Manny Lawsuits.
A Makerbot Replicator clone project has been put up at Kickstarter. While legal (we assume), we think it’s despicable.
The 3D printed rifle caused quite a ruckus. What are the legal ramifications of the ability to create firearms with 3D printers? What does the future hold for gun laws?
Ronald Yu continues with his series on how 3D printing fits into the world of Intellectual Property Rights. In this piece, he delves into copyrights.
Ronald Yu continues in his series on intellectual property and 3D printing, by proving an introduction to the various intellectual property rights.
The second in a series of articles on 3D Printing and Intellectual Property Rights, the author provides an overview of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR).
There are a lot of potential legal problems that could hinder the progress of 3D printing. Will certain parties use the law against 3D printing service providers, users or even 3D printing companies?