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Rapid Ready Roundup: USPTO, MakerBot, Sculpteo, and Rubik’s Cube

In the course of my diligent efforts to keep you good people up to date on the state of additive manufacturing (AM), I come across many interesting news items. I’ll gather them up every so often and present them in a Rapid Ready Roundup (like this one). You can find the last Roundup here.

Let’s start today’s Roundup with some attention from Uncle Sam. The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has announced an additive manufacturing partnership meeting to be held at the USPTO campus in Alexandria, VA, on Jan. 23, 2013. Along with government officials, representatives from MakerBot, Stratasys and 3D Systems will be on hand. Continue reading