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 Printed Guns Get Closer

Yahoo has a post from Philip Bump of the Atlantic Wire arguing that legal approaches to stop 3D printed guns from proliferating are unlikely to stop those like Defense Distributed who have pledged to make them a reality. Defense Distributed…

Patents and Innovation

There’s an interesting debate playing out at the New York Times about the role of patents in fast-moving innovative industries (like 3D printing…). Joe Nocera has an interview with famed U.S. Court of Appeals judge Richard Posner, in which Posner…