Emerging Legal Issues in 3D Printing and Product Liability: The View from the U.S. and the UK

In this article, published in Law Journal Newsletters, we consider who will be held liable if objects created through the use of 3D printing technology, and distributed to consumers and other users, turn out to be defective and unreasonably dangerous from the perspective of United States law as well as the regulatory environment in the United Kingdom.

To date, product liability case law concerning 3D printing is sparse, owing at least in part to the fact that 3D printing technology is still relatively new. It is, accordingly, an opportune time to examine the current state of the law governing product liability claims as applicable to 3D printing, and to consider where the law might go (and where it should go) in the future.

To read the article in full, please click here.

 

Joseph Falcone
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