Monthly Archives: April 2013

April 25 2013

IP Challenges of the 3D Printing Revolution

The spread of 3D printing is apt to challenge the traditional set of IP rights on objects. 3D printers basically produce objects by layering certain materials (plastic, silicone, metal in powder form, even human tissues); this input is given by a 3D-file (industry standard formats are the .stl or the .wrl) which contains the digital 3D design of th[...]