Authors: Mendis, D., Secchi, D. and Reeves, P.

Pages: 1-11

Publisher: UK Intellectual Property Office

Place of Publication: London

ISBN: 978-1-908908-85-8]

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The Executive Summary reports the purpose, scope, methodology and key findings from two complementary studies on the intellectual property implications of 3D printing. The two Studies provide for an overarching empirical and legal analysis into the current position of 3D printing. Particularly it offers new data and findings on the exploration of online platforms dedicated to 3D printing as well as its impact in selected industries.

The Executive Summary details the findings of the research, conclusions and recommendations for the UK Government; Online Platforms and Industry.