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Are you aware of legal requirements when using 3D printing technology?

Klaus M. Brisch and Marco Müller–ter Jung of BridgehouseLaw, Germany, discussed some of the pertinent legal requirements when using 3D printing technology.
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Legal implications of 3D printing in 3D fab+print magazine

The best stories are told by the people that are professionally involved in the field of 3D printing and all its implications themselves. In the first edition lawyer Hub Dohmen tells about how he got professionally involved in the legal aspects of 3D printing and additive manufacturing, and what these entail.

Filament recycling

3DPA members Arca Somni from Croatia believe that filament recycling should be followed by all makers. Inspired by 3D Hubs and their initiative to recycle filament.

Renishaw lowers the entry barrier to metal 3D printing

Renishaw sets up a global network of Renishaw Solutions Centres for metal 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing (AM). Renishaw's vision is to make AM a mainstream manufacturing technology.

Research on self-healing alloys for AM

Ilika has been awarded a £466,000 grant for research and technology, as part of a lead role in a £2.15M, 3-year collaborative project with Reliance Precision Engineering.

LPW takes inspired minds to TCT event

LPW declares a partnership with Riverside College,to ensure the engineering students of the future will have developed the necessary skills and awareness to secure successful careers.

ORNL integrates 3D-printed building vehicle

A research demonstration was unveiled at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory(ORNL) combining clean energy technologies into a 3D-printed building.

Students create 3D designs to print in space

Stellarponics ranked first by creating a 3D design in the Aggies Invent competition held in the Engineering Innovation Center (EIC) within the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University.

Actify’s SpinFire 11.0 using Tech Soft 3D’s HOOPS Desktop Platform

Tech Soft 3D and Actify Inc. recently released Actify’s SpinFire Ultimate 11.0 built using Tech Soft 3D’s HOOPS Desktop Platform.

3DX Industries updates its AM developments

3DX Industries Inc. recently provided an update to the shareholders on corporate developments that the company is continuing its advancement within the 3D metal printing market.

3D Systems’ Fabricate app, for 3D printing directly on textiles

3D Systems introduces FabricateTM a new fashion application for textile design and pattern-making with 3D printing using the company’s Cube® desktop 3D printer.
An impression of Euromold 2014, image source: http://euromold2015.com/en/press/image-stock/fotoarchiv-euromold-2014/

3D fab+print at Euromold 2015

The team of 3D fab+print will attend Euromold in Düsseldorf, Germany. 3D printing and Additive Manufacturing is a sector that is awarded an exceptional position at Euromold 2015, as 3D printing and AM can be implemented in developing models and prototypes as well as in manufacturing processes for make-to-order and series production.
3D printed car Strati wants to go for a ride

3D printed car Strati wants to go for a ride

You might think a 3D printed car would be a hot topic in the news, and you are right: it is! The New York Times, Mashable, Wall Street Journal, Top Gear, all these media are eager to get in the driver’s seat and review Strati, Local Motor’s 3D printed car.

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker visits America Makes

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker visited America Makes as part of her tour to several Institutes within the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI) infrastructure.

3D printing revives bronze-age music

PhD student, Billy Ó Foghlú has 3D-printed a replica of an iron-age artefact to revive a rich musical culture in ancient Ireland.