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    Patents Hello everybody I would be interested in if and how 3D Printing files are protected by intellectual property law. By such files I mean STL or O...
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  • European Trademark
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  • European Utility Models
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  • Anti-counterfeit measures at the border?
    Infringement Sometimes we suspect competing products to be counterfeits of our own. How can we protect against counterfeit products before they enter the domest...
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  • Expanding overseas: how to manage a diverse workforce?
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  • Hiring Outside Counsel
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  • Crowdfunding as an early-stage financing alternative
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