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Tuesday, September 13, 2011
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Polaroid Wins Patent Suit Against Kodak





On this day in 1985, Polaroid won a huge victory in federal court. A judge ruled that Kodak had violated Polaroid's patents for instant photography. The decision ended a nine-year legal struggle between the two photography giants. The first instant camera went on sale at Jordan Marsh in downtown Boston in 1948; it was an immediate success. Edwin Land,...
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