The most famous business presentation of the last 30 years was Steve Jobs' 2007 introduction of the iPhone. His full presentation lasted about 51 minutes. Sony's presentation lasted 140 minutes. And they never showed so much as a picture of the PS4.
Patent protection, by its very nature, is supposed to operate as a deterrent to protect inventors from getting their novel inventions stolen or misused, but defects in both the granting of this protection and modern litigation devices created for enforcement run askew of this goal.
Some random observations: The new Brad Pitt movie, Killing Them Softly, is an abomination, a sophisticated, beautiful restaurant has opened in Beverly Hills, and the Mullin Automotive Museum is worth the trip.
Nearly a year and a half after the release of Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris, the estate of William Faulkner is suing Sony over a line in the movie that was taken from the author's 1950 book, Requiem for a Nun.