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 Posted: Wed Mar 20th, 2019 12:21 pm
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tebee wrote:+
In spite of what many people say and think it's perfectly legal to copy things like that.

There is no inherent copyright in most physical objects.

Whereas as 2 dimensional representations of them are protected .


Interesting...  so there is no "intellectual property" on three dimensional objects?


Last year there was a nasty discussion in an US online forum regarding a person
(he still sells at ebay)
who modified and then duplicated commercial models in resin.

Apparently there was no way to stop him doing so, as he is still in business.


A point in the discussion then was,
that his customers would have to buy a stock model first, to put the custom resin shell on it. 

So actually he would generate additional revenue for the manufacturer.




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