Case | HBS Case Collection | June 1976 (Revised March 1984)

Polaroid-Kodak

by Norman A. Berg

Abstract

Describes Kodak's long-awaited challenge to Polaroid in the field of instant photography. Provides technological and company background of both Polaroid and Eastman-Kodak and their respective product lines. Discusses Polaroid's claim that Kodak infringed on 10 Polaroid patents.

Keywords: Technology; Patents; Competition; Product Development;

Citation:

Berg, Norman A. "Polaroid-Kodak." Harvard Business School Case 376-266, June 1976. (Revised March 1984.)