By Paul Goldstein
A gripping inside of examine high-stakes lawyering, A Patent Lie is extra proof that Paul Goldstein is an rising grasp of the criminal thriller.After being compelled from his high-powered new york legislations enterprise, Michael Seeley—the tough-but-wounded hero of Errors and Omissions—has arrange store in his local Buffalo. in part out of desire, in part out of satisfaction, Seeley takes on a case for his estranged brother, whose small biotech enterprise is suing a Swiss pharmaceutical monstrous over a arguable new AIDS vaccine. Seeley heads out to Silicon Valley to steer the case, yet quickly realizes there's even more at stake than he was once first resulted in think. As definite partnerships come to mild, and monetary earnings turn into staggeringly transparent, Seeley's personal existence should be in grave risk.
Read Online or Download A Patent Lie PDF
Similar intellectual property books
Thesis offered to Harvard college - Essays at the Economics of highbrow estate Rights,Innovation and advertising (Harvard college)
"Focusing particularly on legislative projects bearing on copyright and the net, this e-book seeks to give an explanation for the explanations why copyright legislation within the european has constructed in a fashion gave the impression to be unduly restrictive but essentially not able to deal with problems with the territoriality of copyright. utilizing an inter-disciplinary process that mixes felony research with political conception, similar to Foucault's Networks of energy and Culpepper's Quiet Politics, Farrand explores how luck in lobbying for alterations in copyright legislation is the results of advanced community relationships, perceptions of services, and the relatively low political value of copyright reform to the typical ecu citizen.
Hrotsvit wrote tales, performs, and histories through the reign of Emperor Otto the nice (962-973). Twelve unique essays survey her paintings, displaying old roots and contexts, Christian values, and a shockingly sleek grappling with questions of identification and feminine self-realization.
- Time and the Science of the Soul in Early Modern Philosophy
- Communications Law: Liberties, Restraints, and the Modern Media (Wadsworth Series in Mass Communication and Journalism)
- Privacy, Property and Personality: Civil Law Perspectives on Commercial Appropriation
- Drama, Performance and Debate: Theatre and Public Opinion in the Early Modern Period
- Conceptions in the code: how metaphors explain legal challenges in digital times
Extra info for A Patent Lie
Thanks for sticking around,” Seeley said. ” She started collecting the bottles from the desktop to drop into her oversized purse. ” Fair, soft Leonard, always the victim. And, Seeley thought, I take after my father. Large and coarseboned like him, but chased by my own demons. ” “I wasn't either,” Seeley said. ” That had been Leonard's unspoken plea: Come for Thanksgiving. Christmas. ” She was watching Seeley carefully to see if she had overstepped. When he didn't respond, she said, “Why else would he call?
If that was true, his mother had changed. “Feel” and “sorry” had never been part of her vocabulary. ” “I'm a doctor, Mike. ” An iron railing and a narrow strip filled with concrete picnic tables separated the Hatch from the lake. The squat cinder-block structure was locked and shuttered, closed for the season. The tables were empty, except for one at which three ancient, animated black women, dressed as if for church, were holding on to their hats against the gusts coming off the lake, shooing the gulls that swooped over the tall thermos and sandwiches from their picnic basket.
He was thinking about his own former partners in New York, some of whom, he was sure, were still working hard to forget him. “Could you leave me her telephone number and address? ” “She'll appreciate that,”Tina said. ” “Mrs. Pearsall. Your visiting her. ” After Tina left, Seeley continued working down the list of witnesses, preparing for each a brief summary of his or her testimony, the first draft of his order of proof. Other than the travel-poster view, the conference room was virtually identical to the dozens in which Seeley had spent a good part of his professional life, plotting strategy with his trial team, taking or defending depositions, negotiating settlements.
A Patent Lie by Paul Goldstein