• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2015, Volume: 8, Issue: Supplementary 8, Pages: 1-4

Original Article

The Recent Patent Analysis and Industrial Trend of 3D Printing


This study analyzed the trend of 3D printing-related patents for the last 10 years to investigate patent application trends by country, by year, by assignee and by technology. Furthermore, it analyzed the patent trend on 3D printers and materials used to secure original technologies and a portfolio of application technologies in medium and long terms. 
Keywords: Additive Manufacturing, 3d Printing, Patent, Rapid Prototype


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