Save the Date - McLane Law Event with ACTION

Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 5:15-7:30pm

Advanced Manufacturing Technologies and New Materials – Technology, Business and Legal Considerations

McLane Law offices, 300 Trade Center 128
Suite 7600
Woburn, MA 01801-7419

Please join us at the McLane Law Offices for a panel discussion of business and legal aspects to consider as new materials and technologies drive advanced manufacturing. New materials and advanced manufacturing processes are contributing to rapid changes in this sector. How are these new technologies changing and challenging the face of business?

Panelists will discuss these topics, and more:

  • Technology -state-of-the-art of design software, materials and equipment for additive manufacturing, materials availability and sourcing, and what future developments are anticipated
  • Business - which industries are the early adopters of advanced manufacturing technologies and how is additive manufacturing changing manufacturing paradigms in business, its effect on distribution networks and sales channels, and impact of crowd sourcing of designs
  • Legal - Challenges of protecting intellectual property and infringement detection in additive manufacturing, legal issues with open source design, environmental, regulatory compliance and liability issues with additive manufacturing