Monthly Archives: September 2014

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30 09, 2014

The ‘Dark Side’ of protecting your intellectual property

September 30th, 2014|Tips & Tricks|

Fans and inventors, take note... even George Lucas isn't infallible when it comes to intellectual property. In 2006 the prop designer of the Stormtrooper helmets, Andrew Ainsworth of the UK who was selling helmets made off of his original molds, was sued and to lost Lucasfilms as having committed infringement on their intellectual property. Despite [...]

8 09, 2014

3D Prototype meets Two Dragon’s from the Den

September 8th, 2014|3D Prototyping, Events|

Had the good fortune this weekend at TIFF to Meet Dragons' Den David Chilton and Michael Wekerle. CBC was recording an interview that was open to an intimate group of approx. 70 people at this years TIFF festival. We sat front and center to take in all their great words of advice and perspectives on [...]

3 09, 2014

From Sandals to Runners with a Simple Zipper!

September 3rd, 2014|3D Printing|

Fun invention idea to help those transition from the summer into the fall. Although 3D Printing is not an option for this prototype, we thought it would still be fun to share! This sandal converts into a running shoe using a zipper.