Fantastic episode of This American Life:
Why would a company rent an office in a tiny town in East Texas, put a nameplate on the door, and leave it completely empty for a year? The answer involves a controversial billionaire physicist in Seattle, a 40 pound cookbook, and a war waging right now, all across the software and tech industries.
On pressing a patent attorney about one of his clients:
I don’t think so. But thanks for asking. Although I love NPR and I love the work you guys do.