Form1 3D Printer and Kickstarter Get Sued For Patent Infringement

Tagged: 3D Printing, Kickstarter, Patents, Technology
Source: Slashdot - Read the full article
Posted: 1 year 48 weeks ago

"3D Systems, one of the big fish in 3D printer manufacturing, filed a suit against Formlabs's hugely popular Form1 printer put forth on Kickstarter. The crowdfunding effort has amassed close to 3M US Dollars, of an initial 100K requested. 3D Systems accuses Formlabs and Kickstarter of knowingly infringing one of its still valid blanket patents on stereolithography and cross-sectional printing of 3D objects. The company is probably going to go for the kill, as one can deduce from the demands on their complaint."