Law360, New York (February 1, 2013, 5:53 PM EST) -- An Illinois federal judge on Thursday dismissed allegations that 3D Systems Corp. tried to monopolize the market for 3D printing, leaving only two claims left in a long-running antitrust and intellectual property suit filed by rival Desotech Inc.
U.S. District Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman said Desotech failed to show that 3D Systems illegally tied its 3D printers — or stereolithography machines — to the resin they used in the printers to construct three-dimensional objects with lasers. Desotech manufactures the resin at issue.
Filed nearly five years ago, Desotech's suit originally accused 3D Systems of attempted monopolization, patent infringement and other wrongdoing...
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