3-D Printing, ITAR Issues Not At High Court — Yet

By Kelsey Wilbanks (January 17, 2018, 12:56 PM EST) -- Defense Distributed is a case that commands intense scrutiny because of the intersection between 3-D printing and regulations on the export of defense articles and services, including technical data. 3-D printing technology (more formally known as "additive manufacturing") is rapidly becoming mainstream. The operator of a 3-D printer can "print" — in this context, actually manufacturing a tangible, three-dimensional product — using a computer-aided design (CAD) file. As 3-D printing technology and systems improve, courts are grappling with how to regulate the flow of 3-D printing information....

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!