Afinia pushes back on Stratasys’ 3D printing lawsuit



By Signe Brewster, Gigaom

“In November, professional 3D printer maker and MakerBot owner Stratasys sued Afinia, a part of Microboards Technology, for allegedly infringing on four of its 3D printing patents. Today, Afinia posted a response that denies any infringement.

The full response states that the patents either do not cover Afinia’s work or are invalid due to preexisting inventions. Attorney William Cass said in a statement that Afinia will consider filing an antitrust claim “given the significant differences between the asserted claims and the Afinia H Series.”

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