Tag Archives: 3D Printing

Update: Federal Circuit Declines to Reconsider ITC Jurisdiction over Electronic Transmissions of Digital Data

The scope of the United States International Trade Commission’s ability to prevent infringement from abroad may have just been significantly reduced. On March 31, 2016, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals issued an order denying petitions by the International Trade Commission (“ITC”) and Align Technology, Inc. seeking a rehearing en banc of the Federal Circuit’s … Continue Reading

Federal Circuit’s ClearCorrect ruling impacts ITC ability to police 3D printing and other disputes involving digital data transmission

The ITC does not have jurisdiction over digital data transmitted into the United States from abroad, according to a recent Federal Circuit ruling related to 3D printing. On November 10, 2015, in a decision that could have a significant impact on the 3D printing and other industries, the Federal Circuit held in ClearCorrect Operating LLC … Continue Reading

Navigating Intellectual Property Ramifications of 3D Printing

3D printing technology is rapidly evolving and has the potential to significantly change the way that medical devices are used in patient treatment.  As the potential benefits and use of 3D printing of medical devices increases, so do the IP implications and ramifications associated with its use.  Current IP laws pre-date the use of 3D … Continue Reading