3D printed bathtub draws controversy in U.S.
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The three-dimensional bathtub drawing is one of the most widely-used 3D-printed objects in the U.K., according to the U, K and D Bathtub Company.
But in the last year, a British man has been sued for copyright infringement.
The court ruling comes after the three-D printing company’s founder, Matthew Lee, had an accident with his own 3D printer in London last week.
His lawyer argued that the bathtub is protected by copyright.
But a jury ruled that the court lacked jurisdiction.
A spokesman for the company told The Associated Press on Wednesday that “the bathtub has been designed for a specific purpose in the context of an artistic sculpture.”
The three-d printer, named Teflon, was developed by British startup Moolah, and can be purchased for about $100,000.
The company says that it has already sold about 10,000 3D bathtubs.
But the company has yet to confirm whether it will be able to sell its first product.
The three-dimensional bathtub drawing is one of the most widely-used 3D-printed objects in the U.K., according to the U, K…