Essays Tagged: "Polaroid"

'Intellectual property rights represent one of the most valuable commercial assets in modern society. But also one of the most problematic for a company to protect.' Discuss.

ne who might be infringing the invention, and to claim compensation. This can be illustrated in the Polaroid Corp. v. Eastman Kodak Co. case "where in the late 1960's, Polaroid has asked Kodak to prod ... s, Polaroid has asked Kodak to produce a new type of film to be used for a new one-step camera that Polaroid was developing. In return for its agreement, Kodak wanted Polaroid to license it to produce ...

(11 pages) 440 0 4.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Ethical issues in Cross Cultural Management

ups of people, mainly from their stakeholders, regarding social and ethical issues. The case study 'Polaroid in and out of South Africa' (Beauchamp, 1998) leads us to the question: is it moral or not, ... d for the prosperity of the company. When taking the example of the case study, it can be seen that Polaroid was trying to act ethically in order to please its shareholders in US. However, this way of ...

(6 pages) 382 0 4.1 Feb/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Polaroid: I-Zone case study from Zikmund's "Business Research and Statistics"

mix?Marketing mix includes product, price, communications and distribution decisions. The keys for Polaroid were the target market they were trying to attract lay in hitting all four of these areas. ... ALL teenagers strive to be). Our generation wants things fast and cheap, but still at good quality. Polaroid did this by allowing pictures to be developed instantly and also allowed teenagers to think ...

(2 pages) 45 0 2.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The case of Polaroid in 1996.

Executive SummaryThe case of Polaroid in 1996 is a popular topic of discussion amongst finance specialists due to the complex iss ... e situation described in detail in the case study, there are a few steps to be taken on the part of Polaroid to avoid the immediate dangers they face. Specifically:1. The company must stop repurchasin ... esource-intensive industry) may prevail in the near future, still, there is some breathing room for Polaroid in the foreign markets which, coupled with the debt restructuring may offer the company som ...

(11 pages) 241 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Polaroid Inc. Decision Case Study: Darden Business Scholl Case

The Polaroid Corporation is a photographic equipment & supply company based in Massachusetts. It was ... d in 1937 by a college dropout who wanted to follow his ideas of the polarization of light. By 1948 Polaroid had a strong presence in their market with the integration of the instant camera. This prod ... aphy and many would argue it changed a lot of aspects of society at the time. The next forty years, Polaroid's sales grew from $142,000 to $1 billion mostly on the significance of instant photography. ...

(8 pages) 201 0 4.3 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Polaroid Goes Bankrupt; Plans to Sell Existing Assets

ASSOCIATE ARTS EDITORThe Cambridge-based Polaroid Corporation obtained bankruptcy protection in the United States Bankruptcy Court in Wilming ... y protection in the United States Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington, Delaware on October 12.Last June, Polaroid announced that it would lay off 2,000 employees, approximately a quarter of its 8,000-membe ... -member global workforce. In September, the company reduced health benefits for some of its workers.Polaroid intends to continue making and shipping its products while it restructures its business ope ...

(3 pages) 39 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies