Who Owns the Intellectual Property Rights of My 3D Printed Designs?

You do. As the original designer, it's only natural that you always keep the intellectual property rights (IPRs) to your design.

To protect your designs, but also the designs and intellectual property of others, we do not allow any designs on our site that violate third-party intellectual property rights.

By submitting an order to i.materialise, you confirm that you are the owner or that you have obtained the necessary rights to submit this order for a third party.

If a design is submitted to i.materialise that risks infringing the intellectual property rights of third parties, we reserve the right to either not produce the design or produce the design without the part that risks infringing the rights of third parties. In other words, we won’t print designs that aren’t 100% owned by the person who uploads them.

By doing this, we also make sure that the designs you’ve created yourself cannot simply be copied by others. You can read more about this in the ‘Data Protection’ section of our terms & conditions.

This information is for educational and informational purposes only. The content should not be construed as legal advice. i.materialise disclaims all responsibility for any and all losses, damages, or causes of action that may arise or be connected with the use of this article. Please consult a licensed attorney in your area with specific legal questions or concerns.

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