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Mass. 3D Metal Printer Rivals Face Off As IP Trial Opens

Law360, Boston (July 11, 2018, 3:20 PM EDT) -- A Massachusetts federal jury heard two rivals' differing accounts of who was the first to come up with a method for creating three-dimensional metal printing as a patent case that raced to trial in just four months opened Wednesday in a downtown Boston courtroom.

Burlington, Massachusetts, company Desktop Metal Inc. says its Bay State rival, Markforged Inc., violated two patents it has on an interface that allows for easier 3D metal printing by making it easy to separate the final product from the support structure created...
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