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Ronald K. Fierstein
Starting in 1978, Ron Fierstein was a young lawyer on the team of litigators from the prestigious patent law firm of Fish & Neave representing Polaroid in its epic patent battle with Eastman Kodak over instant photography technology. He had the unique experience of working closely with... show more

Starting in 1978, Ron Fierstein was a young lawyer on the team of litigators from the prestigious patent law firm of Fish & Neave representing Polaroid in its epic patent battle with Eastman Kodak over instant photography technology. He had the unique experience of working closely with Polaroid's two main witnesses, Dr. Edwin Land and Howard Rogers, during the discovery phase of the litigation and then throughout the dramatic federal court trial in Boston.Since leaving the practice of law in the early 1980s, he has enjoyed a long and successful career in the entertainment industry, representing artists in the recording (Suzanne Vega, Shawn Colvin, Mary Chapin Carpenter, among others) and theater (Harvey Fierstein) industries. He is a co-producer of the current Broadway hit, Kinky Boots.Ron lives with his wife in Chappaqua, NY, and spends as much time as he can at their second home on the beautiful island of North Hero, VT. They have two grown sons.
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The Curious Curator's Book Blog rated it 4 years ago
Written by Ronald Fierstein, who as a young lawyer was part of Polaroid’s team during the legendary trial, this book is the result of an extensive research and deep understanding of the life and work of Edwin Land, a remarkable individual and a visionaire in the true sense of the word. It was fascin...
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