3D Systems’ Founder Chuck Hull Nominated By European Patent Office for 2014 Award
– Hull recognized by the European Patent Office for his groundbreaking invention of the original 3D printing technology Stereolithography (SLA®)
– EPO people’s choice award voting now active through June 10, 2014
– Inducted into the National Inventor’s Hall of Fame in partnership with the United States Patent and Trademark Office for his globally impactful and transformative work inventing and pioneering 3D printing
ROCK HILL, South Carolina –May 15, 2014 – 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) today announced that Chuck Hull, the inventor of 3D printing and founder of 3D Systems, has been nominated by the European Patent Office (EPO) for the 2014 European Inventor Award. As an American citizen, Hull is being recognized within the Non-European category as “an outstanding inventor working outside of Europe who has been granted a European patent.” Prolific in his work, Hull holds 76 US patents, and has an additional 18 European patents and 14 Japanese patents.
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