Thursday, September 5, 2013

3D Printing and Copy Protection: Disappearing Designs and Intellectual Property Law in a New Twist

ReadWrite has a posting about disappearing designs in Copy Protection For 3D Printing May Have Arrived.

This is an entire new field of law that is opening out there:

Intellectual Property and 3D printing.

Controlling what people are printing out there is the next great adventure in applying the outdated legal concepts of copyrights, patents and trademarks to 3-D scanning, printing and manufacturing, whether privately or commercially.