EU Design Law and 3D Printing: Finding the Right Balance in a New E-Ecosystem

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EU Design Law and 3D Printing : Finding the Right Balance in a New E-Ecosystem. / Nordberg, Ana; Schovsbo, Jens Hemmingsen.

3D Printing, Intellectual Property and Innovation: Insights from Law and Technology. ed. / Rosa Maria Ballardini; Marcus Norrgård; Jouni Partanen. The Hague : Wolters Kluwer , 2017. p. 275-302.

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Harvard

Nordberg, A & Schovsbo, JH 2017, EU Design Law and 3D Printing: Finding the Right Balance in a New E-Ecosystem. in RM Ballardini, M Norrgård & J Partanen (eds), 3D Printing, Intellectual Property and Innovation: Insights from Law and Technology. Wolters Kluwer , The Hague , pp. 275-302.

APA

Nordberg, A., & Schovsbo, J. H. (2017). EU Design Law and 3D Printing: Finding the Right Balance in a New E-Ecosystem. In R. M. Ballardini, M. Norrgård, & J. Partanen (Eds.), 3D Printing, Intellectual Property and Innovation: Insights from Law and Technology (pp. 275-302). The Hague : Wolters Kluwer .

Vancouver

Nordberg A, Schovsbo JH. EU Design Law and 3D Printing: Finding the Right Balance in a New E-Ecosystem. In Ballardini RM, Norrgård M, Partanen J, editors, 3D Printing, Intellectual Property and Innovation: Insights from Law and Technology. The Hague : Wolters Kluwer . 2017. p. 275-302

Author

Nordberg, Ana ; Schovsbo, Jens Hemmingsen. / EU Design Law and 3D Printing : Finding the Right Balance in a New E-Ecosystem. 3D Printing, Intellectual Property and Innovation: Insights from Law and Technology. editor / Rosa Maria Ballardini ; Marcus Norrgård ; Jouni Partanen. The Hague : Wolters Kluwer , 2017. pp. 275-302

Bibtex

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