3D printing and patent law: A balance of rights and obligations

Owoeye, O and Adewale, M 2016, '3D printing and patent law: A balance of rights and obligations', European Intellectual Property Review, vol. 38, no. 11, pp. 697-702.


Document type: Journal Article
Collection: Journal Articles

Title 3D printing and patent law: A balance of rights and obligations
Author(s) Owoeye, O
Adewale, M
Year 2016
Journal name European Intellectual Property Review
Volume number 38
Issue number 11
Start page 697
End page 702
Total pages 6
Publisher Sweet and Maxwell
Abstract The article examines 3D printing technology and how it affects intellectual law, with particular emphasis on patents. It highlights the benefits and gains that the technology offers as well as the economic and legal challenges that attend its emergence. It argues that 3D printing is a disruptive technology that calls for fresh insights on balancing the rights of patent holders and the need to promote technological advancement.
Subject Intellectual Property Law
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ISSN 0142-0461
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