Voices: Big Picture Interview

Big Picture Interview is a Q&A series featuring industy thought leaders.

Whose fault is it if a 3D-printed product fails?

And how can you protect your designs? Intellectual property lawyer Maya Eckstein shares her perspective.

Jun 13, 2016

Maya Eckstein is head of the intellectual property practice group and the 3D printing practice group at Hunton & Williams LLP[http://www.hunton.com], based in Richmond, VA. She has authored articles on the legal ramifications of 3D printing, including intellectual property (IP) issues that arise with design files and the evolving landscape of product liability. She spoke with Plant Services about how 3D printing is changing sourcing of spare parts, growing counterfeiting threats, and the tough questions that manufacturers need to ask themselves as the adoption of 3D printing in industrial settings accelerates.

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