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Skylab MakerSpace

General Information about using the UWF Libraries Skylab MakerSpace

3D Printing & Copyright

3D Printing & Copyright:

The 3D printing of Models based on objects and characters from movies, games, books and other forms of copyrighted material is prohibited in the Skylab MakerSpace due to legal consequences that can be imposed upon the University.

Examples include:

  • Star Wars
  • Dungeons & Dragons
  • Pokémon

Example of Copyright law Pertaining to 3D Models:

The Star Wars movies, as original works of authorship, are copyrighted works. Copyrighted works may not be reproduced, distributed, performed or displayed publicly without permission from the copyright holder. Likewise, derivative works based on copyrighted works cannot be made without consent of the copyright holder.