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Desktop Metal and Markforged reach agreement over industrial espionage claims

On October 2nd 2018, Bostonian 3D printer manufacturers Desktop Metal and Markforged settled a legal case, and a subsequent countersuit, relating to claims of IP infringement, trade secret misappropriation and industrial espionage. According to a joint press release from the companies involved, “Both Markforged and Desktop Metal acknowledge that neither company, nor the individuals named in […]

IMTS 2018: Is Metal 3D Printing Taking Over?

Halfway through the 2018 International Manufacturing Technology Show, a large digital display flashed a number in excess of 125,000. Attendance is often the most telling indicator of interest and excitement for manufacturing. Of the 2,123 booths covering 1,424,232 sq. ft., only 51 companies represented additive manufacturing. When compared to RAPID+TCT (300+) or formnext (470+), the […]

Desktop Metal vs. Markforged Inc.: Gericht trifft eine Entscheidung

Desktop Metal vs. Markforged Inc Gericht trifft eine Entscheidung 300x300 - Desktop Metal vs. Markforged Inc.: Gericht trifft eine Entscheidung

Im Rechtfalls von Desktop Metal gegen 3D-Druckerhersteller Markforged Inc. kam die Jury nun am 27. Juli 2018 zu dem Entschluss, Markforged habe keine der beiden vorgeworfenen Patentverletzungen gegenüber Desktop Metal’s eigener 3D-Metalldrucktechnologie begangen. Im März diesen Jahres kamen erstmals Vorwürfe von Seiten des Maschinenbau & Betriebstechnik-Unternehmens Desktop Metal auf, Markforged Inc. habe bei der Entwicklung [...]

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Markforged cleared of IP infringement, Desktop Metal awaits countersuit

Markforged, the manufacturer of Mark series carbon fiber 3D printers and the Metal X, has been cleared of patent infringement allegations claimed by rival company Desktop Metal in March 2018. The case was brought in front of a 12-person federal jury in Boston on Monday 9th July 2018. After three weeks on trial, the jury […]

Markforged to file countersuit against Desktop Metal’s IP infringement allegations

Greg Mark, founder and CEO of composite and metal 3D printer provider Markforged, has issued a statement following the lawsuit filed by competitor company Desktop Metal last week. According to the court filing, Desktop Metal alleges that Markforged has infringed upon intellectual property (IP), and may have undertaken what could be described as industrial espionage. […]

Desktop Metal files alleged IP infringement lawsuit against Markforged

Desktop Metal, the metal 3D printing technology startup with a value of more than $1 billion, has filed a lawsuit against Markforged, Inc. The claims are related to alleged patent infringement, “trade secret misappropriation,” breach of contract and unfair trade practice, for a total of two “Patents in Suit.” The Patents in Suit The Patents in […]

Metal 3D printing makes the cut in MIT Tech Review’s top ten tech list

Metal 3D printing is listed as one of the top 10 Breakthrough Technologies of 2018 by the MIT Technology Review, the online and in-print magazine published by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The list has been curated by Tech Review editors since 2001, and previously featured (in 2016 and 2017) the emergence of gene editing, alongside […]

Stanley Black & Decker cuts leads times by up to 98% with Metal X 3D printer

Stanley Black & Decker, a manufacturer of hand tools, machining tools, and outdoor machines has redesigned and 3D printed two complex components using the Markforged Metal X 3D printer. The components, an actuator housing for a PD45 Hydraulic Post Driver and a wheel shaft for the PG10 Profile “Frog” Grinder, were tested and cleared for […]

Microsoft, Siemens and Porsche invest $30 million in Markforged, update on Metal X

3D Printer manufacturer, Markforged has announced $30 million in series C funding from a group of investors including next47, a global venture firm created by Siemens. Microsoft Ventures (Nasdaq: MSFT) and Porsche SE also took part in the funding round. Porsche’s investment is particularly notable, as the company are part of the Volkswagen group. As previously reported, […]