In this article published in PLC Magazine June 2016 we consider the effectiveness of the current law to deal with the competition that 3D printing presents for traditional manufacturing as well as the opportunities 3D printing provides for rights holders via alternative business models and the product liability challenges involved. Andrew Moir, Anthony Dempster, Rachel Montagnon, David Bennett and Richard Woods discuss the intellectual property and product liability issues involved. 

Authors

Andrew Moir
Andrew Moir
Partner, intellectual property, Head of the global cyber security practice
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Tony Dempster
Tony Dempster
Partner, dispute resolution
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Rachel Montagnon
Rachel Montagnon
Professional support consultant, intellectual property
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David Bennett
David Bennett
Senior associate, dispute resolution
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Richard Woods
Richard Woods
Senior associate, corporate
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