(ITALY) #Coronavirus Latest Report: Medical Company Threatens To Sue Volunteers That 3D-Printed Valves for Life-Saving Coronavirus Treatments Due to it costing $11,000 by the company and $1 for the replicas: This is not working together its #ProfitB4Peopl…

https://acenewsservices.com/2020/03/19/italy-coronavirus-latest-report-medical-company-threatens-to-sue-volunteers-that-3d-printed-valves-for-life-saving-coronavirus-treatments-due-to-it-costing-11000-by-the-company-and-1-for-the-re/

A hospital in Italy was in need of the valves after running out while treating patients for COVID-19: The hospital’s usual supplier said they could not make the valves in time to treat the patients: That launched a search for a way to 3D print a replica part, and Cristian Fracassi and Alessandro Ramaioli, who work at Italian startup Isinnova, offered their company’s printer for the job.

However, when the pair asked the manufacturer of the valves for blueprints they could use to print replicas, the company declined and threatened to sue for patent infringement: Fracassi and Ramaioli moved ahead anyway by measuring the valves and 3D printing three different versions of them.

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