Author: Paul Banwatt

Paul Banwatt is COO and general counsel to Matter and Form Inc, maker of the world's first affordable, high tolerance 3D scanner.

3D Trademarks are a Puzzle

This week I’m very excited to be speaking at INTA’s program on 3D Printing in New York. I’m tackling the issue of trademarks specifically (considerable pressure, considering it is an INTA event). And without giving my whole lecture away, I…

How Useful is a Left Shark Costume?

In the comments section of my post about the Left Shark cease-and-desist letter on Friday, I ended up having a really great exchange with Brazillian lawyer Bruna Castanheira. Bruna asked about a point raised by both NYU law professor Christopher…

Call it a comeback

So, my last post was nearly a year ago… I’m not proud of that. But we’re officially back in business and there’s a lot to talk about. I am currently General Counsel and COO of Matter and Form Inc., makers of…

Exciting News!

Our blog has been featured this month in Landslide, a magazine of the IP section of the American Bar Association. It’s a very exciting moment and we’re really grateful for the coverage and support. I’m hoping to write more frequently…