Reprinting The Law - Legal Aspects Of 3D Printing (3D Printing Europe 2016)

Mr Ernst-Jan Louwers, LLM Attorney-at-law/partner
Louwers IP/Technology Advocaten


Europe 2016 Presentation - Louwers IP/Technology Advocaten*
Europe 2016 Audio Presentation - Louwers IP/Technology Advocaten*

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Presentation Summary

"Be aware of pitfalls but don't let legal challenges scare you off!" Ernst-Jan Louwers will guide you through the legal swamps of 3D printing and additive manufacturing. To enable businesses to operate responsibly, he will share practical tips on intellectual property, new forms of licensing in open design, consequences of changing supply chains, warranty and liability issues. In addition, he will present the services of the 3D Clearing House foundation.

Speaker Biography (Ernst-Jan Louwers)

Mr Ernst-Jan Louwers LLM is attorney-at-law/founding partner at Louwers IPTechnology Advocaten. He has 30 years of experience in the legal profession in the Netherlands and abroad. He also acts as an arbitrator, board member to Brainport Centre for Technology & Law and the 3D Clearing House foundation ( External Link), and supervisory board member to the Dutch Goldsmiths' Guild. Email: