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The IP Implications of DIY 3D Printing


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Well well well... I was wondering how long it would take them to find another avenue for additional revenue. Held over a barrel. Hey, did you buy that barrel or did you make it yourself?

The definition of IP seems to be redefined for purpose, not for what it stands for. Most people understand IP clearly, it's those looking to make something from someone else's IP (Lawyers or not) that choose to make the definition their own.

Can't wait 'till they examine the IP on currency.

Do we stop kids from making paper planes?

Soon we won't be able to use printer paper to write on, or toilet paper to...
Oh, wait: Can I repurpose? Or is that not under the definition of printer paper?

Can I sue a scissor manufacturer for a paper cut?

Cheers,

Luis.
#1 Luis Commins on 2010-06-25 12:20 (Reply)
Very interesting article.

A month ago my "Kitchen Stand for iPad" was challenged by a U.S company..
I felt i it was a ridiculous design-claim and i am glad shapeways CFO dismissed it as such.

Sold 3 of them.. wow .. ::roll eyes::
#2 Dizingof (Homepage) on 2010-06-25 14:00 (Reply)

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