Industrials Insight - 3D Printing and Intellectual Property

    View Author December 2013
    Additive manufacturing (or 3D printing, as it is more popularly known) may be a disruptive force in manufacturing over the next few years, opening doors to new competition. It also provides flexibility for established companies, by providing means to quickly make prototypes during R&D, or make small production runs of lower demand items.

    IP owners should act now to position themselves to take advantage of new opportunities and in this Insight, we look at five ways to protect your innovations.