By John F. Hornick
Although legal principles apply to 3D printing the
same as they apply to any other technology, 3D
printing has the unique potential to upset the
legal status quo. It is the potential scale of 3D printing
that may have profound effects on the law. 3D printing
cuts across many areas of law, most types of technology,
and almost all types of products. Eventually, anyone
may be able to make almost anything. No one else will
know they made it or be able to control it, which I call
3D printing away from control.
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