The Canadian legal landscape in 3D scanning and printing

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Free
Expiration
Monday, June 17, 2024
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Publication year
2014
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IT

The potential for disruptions to IP protections abound. IP laws apply to the 3D technologies as well as to the objects that are copied. These laws are designed to protect the owners of creative works, logos, designs and useful inventions, while also allowing and encouraging public access to them. The use of 3D technology raises issues with each of the IP regimes – copyright, industrial design, trade-mark and patent.

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