Author Archives: Priscilla

About Priscilla

Priscilla is an Italian IP lawyer currently based in London and enrolled in a LL.M. program at Queen Mary, University of London. Priscilla also collaborates with the IP law department of the Università degli Studi of Milan.

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[...]