Robotics and Additive Manufacturing (3D objects)

A Legal and Empirical Study into the Intellectual Property Implications of 3D Printing

This two-part Study (represented in Studies I and II) adopts a quantitative and qualitative approach respectively to fill a gap in the research relating to 3D printing… READ MORE

Intellectual property and 3D printing: A Case Study on 3D Chocolate Printing

This paper considers copyright in the existing intellectual property framework in regard to 3D printing… READ MORE

Are You Infringing IP Laws by Printing in 3D?

3D printers have become increasingly accessible over the past five years, allowing owners to manufacture complex designs and quickly duplicate objects. So, what legal issues has 3D printing brought to the forefront, what can and cannot be printed and what are the ethical considerations of 3D printing? … READ MORE