US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Dismisses DSM Desotech Claims Against 3D Systems
ROCK HILL, South Carolina –April 18, 2014 – 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today that the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has affirmed summary judgment in favor of 3DS, dismissing all remaining claims brought by DSM Desotech. DSM Desotech had alleged anticompetitive behavior with respect to 3DS’ integrated printing systems and materials. The Federal Circuit agreed with the District Court that there was insufficient evidence of anticompetitive behavior by 3DS.
“Our integrated printing systems and materials provide significant customer benefits,” said Avi Reichental, President and CEO, 3DS. “We are pleased with this decision confirming that DSM Desotech’s allegations were meritless.”
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About 3D Systems Corporation
3D Systems is a leading provider of 3D printing centric design-to-manufacturing solutions including 3D printers, print materials and cloud sourced on-demand custom parts for professionals and consumers alike in materials including plastics, metals, ceramics and edibles. The company also provides integrated 3D scan-based design, freeform modeling and inspection tools. Its products and services replace and complement traditional methods and reduce the time and cost of designing new products by printing real parts directly from digital input. These solutions are used to rapidly design, create, communicate, prototype or produce functional parts and assemblies, empowering customers to manufacture the future.
Today its comprehensive range of 3D printers is the industry’s benchmark for production-grade manufacturing in aerospace, automotive, patient specific medical device and a variety of consumer, electronic and fashion accessories.
More information on the company is available at www.3DSystems.com.