Category: Intellectual property

23 Mar, 2020
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Legal threats to Italian volunteers who are producing 3D-printed valves used in life-saving COVID-19 treatments: true or false?

The current COVID-19 outbreak put the whole world in an extremely difficult position. It poses a huge challenge to all countries, but especially to those with an extremely large number of infected persons and casualties. As of 18 March, 2020, Italy has the highest number of active coronavirus cases, with more than double the number of active cases compared to any other country. In these circumstances, numerous challenges need to be addressed, including the shortage in adequate medical devices and the insufficient quality of devices that are available. For instance, a hospital in Brescia, a city in northern Italy where […]

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