Law: Patent Lawyer

More placid than that of the general practitioner is the lot of most patent lawyers. But last week in Manhattan, Patent Attorney Aaron L. Applebaum was called upon by two of his clients, the brothers Leonardo and Pietro Danna, recent immigrants from Sicily. They had invented a water bicycle. They had wanted a patent. They had asked Mr. Applebaum to get it for them, then called frequently to see if it had come. Unable to comprehend the law's delay, by nature suspicious and cranky, Brother Pietro now drew a gun, shot Patent Attorney Applebaum to death.

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