Attorney-client communication is crucial in the 3D printing industry, mainly because such business may involve patenting. Regardless, intellectual property is core to how the business world functions. In this episode, Tom and Tracy Hazzard talk about the importance of proper communication between a lawyer and client in getting a patent quickly. They give examples of typical mistakes that can guide you in your patenting venture. Some key things to remember in this process … [Read more...]
3D Print Spying: How Your Printer Poses a Security Risk
Society has long held a fear of their newfangled technologies spying on them and reporting back on everything they do. While in most cases these fears are unfounded, a researcher from the University of California at Irvine, Mohammad Al Faruque, has found that your 3D printer may violate your intellectual property. Tom and Tracy Hazzard discuss the findings of Al Faruque, and how this could affect your 3D printing practices going forward. According to Al Faruque, audio recordings of 3D … [Read more...]
3D Print Content Is King With Lucas Matheson Of Pinshape
The future of the continued growth of 3D Printing lies at the hand of creating 3D Print Content. In this episode, Tom and Tracy Hazzard speak with Lucas Matheson of Pinshape about how his company is working to grow 3D Print Content and the content creator community. Pinshape is a leading consumer marketplace for 3D printable products that connects people with 3D designers. Helping protect the market and designers in this process, especially with regards to Intellectual Property, Lucas … [Read more...]
Can I Control How Many 3D Prints Are Made?
With the increasing demand and competition, many 3D Print designers have found themselves in situations where their designs get used for unauthorized purposes. It is time to put a stop to it now and get credit where credit is due. In this episode, Tom and Tracy Hazzard discuss how you can control your design for 3D Printing, especially with how many can be made. The good news is technology is changing in your favor. Find out the ways you can protect yourself and your designs and, at … [Read more...]