I particularly liked this quote:
"Like Thomas Edison, he regarded a patent as a right to sue" This article is more, however, the story of the battle between Lemelson's attorney, Gerald Hosier, and his nemesis, Robert Shillman, head of Cognex Corp.
http://www.zwire.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=15082858&BRD=1817&PAG=461&dept_id=222087&rfi=6 [Part 1]
http://www.zwire.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=15082845&BRD=1817&PAG=461&dept_id=222087&rfi=6 [Part 2]
A much more critical view -- with fewer colorful quotes and fantasies of physical violence comes from the Scotsman site.