Interviewing more than 100 people involved in the case, Contreras offers in-depth coverage of the legal battle and deftly explores the legal, medical, and corporate angles of the story ... Timely, relevant, and significant.
... eye-opening ... Examining both sides of the legal battle, the author carefully explains the pertinent scientific as well as legal points ... Contreras brings the large cast of case-participants to life with vivid prose, and the exciting final spectacle before the Supreme Court is heart-pumping ... The result is a thorough page-turner.
... superb ... Having set the scene, Contreras assembles a large cast of lawyers, judges, activists, scientists, and patients and engagingly describes four years of tortuous legal action that saw victory in federal court, reversal on appeal, and a final triumph in the Supreme Court ... A detailed account of patent law that, against all odds, turns out to be fascinating.