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

journal contribution
posted on 07.04.2020, 00:00 authored by Olasupo OwoeyeOlasupo Owoeye, M Adewale
The article examines 3D printing technology and how it affects intellectual property 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.

Funding

Category 3 - Industry and Other Research Income

History

Volume

38

Issue

11

Start Page

698

End Page

703

Number of Pages

6

ISSN

0142-0461

Publisher

Sweet and Maxwell

Peer Reviewed

Yes

Open Access

No

External Author Affiliations

IP lawyer, Nigeria

Era Eligible

Yes

Journal

European Intellectual Property Review