Originally Posted by kb3lms
The technology was completely different (and still lives on in the Fuji Instax product). The case was decided by a female judge in Boston who had no understanding of the technology and decided the issue on the basis of a 'concept patent' approach - 'instant photography'.
(I worked on the Kodak Instant System from 1976 to 1983.)
A settlement had been worked out between Kodak and Polaroid management, but Eddie Land wouldn't accept it because he took it as a personal affront that Kodak dared to enter 'his business'.
Last edited by Prof_Pixel; 03-03-2014 at 09:13 PM. Click to view previous post history.