COMMITMENTS AND CONTINGENCIES
|12 Months Ended|
Dec. 31, 2020
|COMMITMENTS AND CONTINGENCIES.|
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15. COMMITMENTS AND CONTINGENCIES
From time to time, the Company may face legal claims or actions in the normal course of business. At each reporting date, the Company evaluates whether a potential loss amount or a potential range of loss is probable and reasonably estimable under the provisions of the authoritative guidance that addresses accounting for contingencies. The Company expenses as incurred the costs related to its legal proceedings.
The Company was engaged in arbitration with Markforged, Inc., a competitor in the 3D printing industry, regarding claims against the Company alleging false and misleading statements about Markforged, Inc’s products in violation of a settlement agreement that the Company entered into with Markforged, Inc. to settle a prior dispute regarding patent infringement and trade secret misappropriation. The hearing was held in December 2020 and the arbitrator has ruled that that the Company does not owe Markforged any damages in association with the claim.
As of December 31, 2020, the Company had outstanding purchase orders with contract manufacturers in the amount of $9.5 million.
The entire disclosure for commitments and contingencies.
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