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3D Printing and Intellectual Property Futures

@article{Birtchnell20183DPA,
  title={3D Printing and Intellectual Property Futures},
  author={Thomas Birtchnell and Angela Daly and Thierry Rayna and Ludmila Striukova},
  journal={IO: Productivity},
  year={2018}
}
This report contains socio-legal research conducted on the relationship between 3D printing and intellectual property (IP) at the current point in time and in potential future scenarios, through the use of horizon-scanning methods in six countries — China, France, India, Russia, Singapore and the UK - to build a rich picture of this issue, comprising both developed and emerging economies.<br><br>In our project, we have collected valuable information ‘from the ground’ on the past and present of… Expand
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