“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.” This American Life, Episode 441 – “When Patents Attack!” July 22, 2011, Produced by Chicago Public Media. Distributed by Public Radio International. This episode was produced in collaboration with NPRs Planet Money. © 2011 Chicago Public Media & Ira Glass.