DOD's 3D Printing Push Leaves Legal Questions Open
Law360 (August 14, 2019, 7:24 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Defense's increased use of 3D printing presents a range of complicated legal questions in need of resolution, such as product liability issues and accounting for related data rights in defense contract negotiations.
3D printing is such a new area for the DOD that important legal and contractual issues related to its use have yet to be fully hashed out, even if a 3D-printed product might look and function similarly to a traditionally manufactured item.
For example, when parts can be printed, that changes the calculus for data rights negotiations in defense contracting, according to several attorneys. And...
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