An Interview with 3D Industries on the Future of 3D Search and IP

Law in the Making had the chance recently to interview Seena Rajal, CEO and founder of London-based 3D search start-up 3D Industries  (3DI).  3DI’s search engine offers the ability to “search for components, supplies, designs, industrial parts… using shape and…

Patent Infringement in 3D – Who to Sue?

Lauren Leahy is a guest blogger and is a summer student at Gilbert’s LLP in Toronto, where she works alongside Law in the Making co-founder Paul Banwatt. Contributions also made by Jamie Goodman, an associate at Gilbert’s LLP in Toronto.…

When Will Medical Device Regulation Intersect With At-Home 3D Printing?

Recently it was reported that the FDA sent a letter to a mobile app developer, Biosense Technologies Private Ltd., informing them that their app product, the uChek Urine analyzer, potentially required FDA clearance as a medical device. The FDA is…

3D Printing and IP on CBC Spark This week

I’ll be updating the blog in the next day or two with a new post about the concept of patent exhaustion as it relates to 3D printing. Until then, check out my interview on CBC Radio’s Spark this week discussing…

The Future in 3D: Guns, drugs and lawyers

I wrote an article surveying legal implications of 3D printing (from a Canadian perspective) for Lawyers Weekly with my colleague Ashlee Froese from Gilbert’s LLP. In the past three years, a feverish buzz has developed around 3D printing. The excitement…

NZ Customs Minister Asks Staff to Think About 3D Printing Implications

According to a Radio New Zealand interview posted at Engineering.com, New Zealand’s customs minister Maurice Williamson is asking his staff to consider the implications of 3D printing for border protection:   In an interview with Radio New Zealand, Mr. Williamson…