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Emerging Legal Issues in 3D Printing and Product Liability

3D printing, sometimes known as additive manufacturing, allows for objects of all shapes and sizes to be created by applying different materials ' such as plastics, resins or metals ' in successive layers. The technology can be used to create complex and sophisticated products, including medical devices. How does this affect liability?

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3D printing, sometimes known as additive manufacturing, allows for objects of all shapes and sizes to be created by applying different materials ‘ such as plastics, resins or metals ‘ in successive layers. The technology can be used to create trinkets, jewelry and other small objects and novelties, but it can also be used to create more complex and sophisticated products, including medical devices and even firearms.

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