3D Printing/Additive manufacturing

Holistic approach to additive manufacturing

Gas is important for AM, from powder production through the build-up process to post-manufacturing processing - image courtesy of Linde
Additive manufacturing (AM) components must withstand a high level of pressure. Pierre Foret, head of AM at Linde Group explains, why only a few companies worldwide have the capacity to control every step in the AM value chain from powder production to cleaning.

Additive manufacturing & your IP rights

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The growing adoption of additive manufacturing means that IP rights holders are taking ever more interest in the implications for the protection of their assets. Rem Noormohamed and Marco Müller-ter Jung - of international law firm DWF LLP - explain the English and German law positions.