3D Rx: The Future of Drug Manufacture and Delivery?

Jamie Goodman is a  guest blogger and is an associate at Gilbert’s LLP in Toronto, where he works alongside Law in the Making co-founder Paul Banwatt. Lee Cronin, a renowned professor of chemistry and nanoscience, recently gave a TED talk…

The Undiscovered Country – An Introduction to 3D Printing

Paul mentioned that “there can’t be a widespread 3D printing revolution until it is dead simple to print.” Nick Bilton on his NYTimes blog yesterday writes that the arrival of that revolution is closer than we think. Moreover: “When it…

Game of Thrones vs. Settlers of Catan

Yesterday’s post about nuPROTO’s troubles for making a 3D printed iPhone Throne Dock got me thinking about proprietary designs and interfaces (and how to double down on this blog’s newly minted nerd-factor). A couple of years ago, there was some…

HBO Blocks ‘Game of Thrones’ 3D Printed Iron iPhone Throne

A centerpiece of the popular HBO series Game of Thrones is the Iron Throne, a seat of power that several families are battling over. As a side note, I had an awesomely happy-geek moment in Toronto when I got to…

3D Printing in the President’s State of the Union Address!

If there was any question that 3D printing has officially arrived, it was answered in President Obama’s State of the Union Address which specifically called out the potential of the technology to restore manufacturing in America. From the President’s prepared…

3D Printing Guns…

When we started this blog I assumed that the two main things we would cover would be 1) patents and other impediments to making 3D printers, and 2) patents, trade-marks, copyrights and other IP protections that may be enforced against…