Additive Manufacturing / 3D Printing

              Whether you are a global technology provider of high-end systems and solutions, plant manufacturer, developer, service provider, (software) supplier or customer of the 3D Printing industry, or a start up with a great idea in the field of Additive Manufacturing (AM), we can help you navigate the legal and regulatory challenges of this disruptive technology.

              To find out more about our global legal services please visit our global site

              Our team of world class technology lawyers have in-depth technology expertise and sector insight, allowing us to support your business with the right skill set and experiences to meet your needs. As a vice-chairman and members of the expert committee on "Legal aspects of additive manufacturing", a sub-committee of the committee "Additive Manufacturing of the Association of German Engineers" (VDI), we are both very familiar with the interface between legal and technical implications connected to the field of additive manufacturing and able to analyze additive manufacturing procedures from different technical and legal positions.  

              We cover a wide spectrum of legal aspects associated with Additive Manufacturing. From the analysis of technology specific business models and associated legal issues along the process and supply chain, to the legal examination of CAD files from different legal perspectives and advice on how to protect intellectual property rights, our expertise will help guide your business growth.

              Our team can also provide advice and guidance to protect your products against imitation by means of 3D Scanning and 3D Printing and the legal specifics regarding contractual performance obligations in Additive Manufacturing processes. We can also help with the marketable implementation of innovative business models. All of this advice is given with consideration to the ways you can reduce your (product) liability risks and ensure product safety.

              Our legal services include: 

              • Legal business model analysis in the field of Additive Manufacturing 
              • Legal advice along the entire process chain 
              • Intellectual property rights and licencing 
              • Protection of design data and against imitation 
              • Technical regulations and international standardization 
              • Product development compliance 
              • Quality assurance 
              • Warranty, (product) liability and product safety 
              • Contract design 
              • IT and data security, privacy 
              • Dispute management 
              • Technology investments

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              1. Forum 3D-Printing and Law
              2. Forum 3D-Printing and Law
              3. Forum 3D-Printing and Law
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              5. Forum 3D-Printing and Law


              • Podcast-Interview with Marco Müller-ter Jung to “3D printing: potentials and legal aspects of additive manufacturing” 
              • 5. VDI Experts-Conference Additive Manufacturing, VDI Wissensforum GmbH – "Quality Assurance within additive manufacturing from a legal perspective”
              • FabCon 3.D - Rapid.Tech 2017 / Messe Erfurt – "Legal aspects of additive manufacturing“
              • 3. Forum 3D-Printing and Law – "Quality Assurance within the Value Chain – Separating legal Responsibility“
              • 3. Forum 3D-Printing and Law – "Digitalising the Process Chain – IT Security as Compliance Requirement”
              • 3. Forum 3D-Printing and Law – "Quality Assurance by several Parties – legal Solutions”
              • INTEC 2017 - Fachsymposium Fraunhofer IFAM, Dresden – "Legal aspects of additive manufacturing“
              • EUROFORM-Conference Additive Manufacturing in the Automotive sector – „Legal aspects of additive manufacturing“
              • Stratsys, User-Conference – "3D Printing and law - Top-Ten legal issues“
              • AMX, Additive Manufacturing Expo / Messe Luzern – "Legal aspects of additive manufacturing“
              • 4. VDI Fachkonferenz Additive Manufacturing, VDI Wissensforum GmbH – "Legal aspects of additive manufacturing – From Product Liability and Product Safety to legal protection against imitation of products“
              • 3D-Druck Netzwerk Solingen - "Legal aspects of industrial 3D Printing - Customization – Contract design within the value chain“
              • DRUPA / Messe Düsseldorf – "Customized Products - Product Liability” 
              • VDI Ausschuss 103 Innovative Produktion/ VDI – "Legal aspects of additive manufacturing“
              • 2nd Forum 3D-Druck – Businessmodelle – "Form of the Liability Regime in the Additive Manufacturing Supply Chain – From the Raw Material to Intermediate Products to Post-Processing“
              • 2nd Forum 3D-Druck – Businessmodelle – "Success Factor Business and Product-Development-Compliance“
              • 2nd Forum 3D-Druck – Businessmodelle – "Innovation – Business – Law: The Marketable Implementation of Innovative Business Models from a Lawyer’s Perspective“
              • 2nd Forum 3D-Druck – Businessmodelle – "Licensing Questions and User-Generated Content in the Context of 3D Printing Business Models“
              • 1. Forum 3D-Druck – Compliance-Anforderungen und Managerhaftung bei 3D-Druck-Projekten – Qualitätssicherung und Exkurs Exportrecht

              Klaus Brisch, LL.M. (USA)

              • Partner // Global Head of Technology // Certified Information Technology Attorney

              Marco Müller-ter Jung, LL.M. (Informationsrecht)

              • Partner // Certified Information Technology Attorney