A tale of Drugs, Patents, Health Care and Greed Inspired from real life experiences, Road Humps and Sidewalks is the story of Arjun, a young, blind lawyer with a small law practice, and his battle with a Pharma Major A realistic modern day drama about defenseless victims and fatal diseases exploited for commercial gain taken directly from the pages of the daily news As thousands fall prey to a deadly viral infection, a dedicated team of doctors succeed in their quest for an effective treatment But their achievement is short lived, as the unscrupulous multi national Berminger Pharmaceutical Corporation deliberately creates artificial scarcity of the drug by using their patent to profit from the panic Exasperated with the powerful corporation s stone cold indifference to loss of lives, doctors take the fight to the court relying on Arjun s counsel Set in Hyderabad, the pharmaceutical capital of India, Arjun clashes in the court with India s leading patent lawyer The battle turns nasty as dirty tricks and devious tactics undermine Arjun s challenge Brilliant arguments and crafty legal reasoning enlighten, while gripping sequences add flavour to the fire of genius Acclaimed a feast for legal thriller enthusiasts, the novel has been compared by reviewers with the works of John Grisham and Harper Lee Notable Reviews A blind lawyer, a virus outbreak, a dog that dreams and a patent infringement case Dr Kalyan Kankanala s debut fiction, Road Humps and Sidewalks The Path less travelled is an engrossing fast paced legal thriller The Hindu This IP law thriller has all the hallmarks of a winner corporate espionage, attempted kidnapping, foiled hits, court room romance, a corrupt Chief Justice and a David v Goliath battle over patents for a life saving drug IP Kat New Download [ Road Humps and Sidewalks ] By [ Kalyan C. Kankanala ] – heartforum.co.uk
Dr Kalyan is a storyteller and scribbler from Bangalore, India He writes legal thrillers, crime mysteries and short stories All his novels have blind protagonists and are well researched.Professionally, Dr Kalyan is an Intellectual Property Attorney He works extensively with technology driven companies, film music production houses and creative upstarts Dr Kalyan also teaches at premier institutes such as IIM, Bangalore and NLSIU, Bangalore He earlier served as the national expert on IP for United Nations Industrial Development Organization, and was the member of animal ethics committee of Astra Zeneca.Select Reviews of Dr Kalyan s Novels There is suspense, violence, heroism, love, social commitment, humanism, poverty, law, legal analysis, arguments and muchin this novel which makes it a pleasurable reading The novel has professional value which recommends itself to be read by lawmen law teachers, law students and advocates and entertainment value which recommends itself to be read by all Professor CS Patil, Director, KSLU, Writing in Journal of Entertainment and Sports Law For Pirates of Bollywood A blind lawyer, a virus outbreak, a dog that dreams and a patent infringement case Dr Kalyan Kankanala s debut fiction, Road Humps and Sidewalks The Path less travelled is an engrossing fast paced legal thriller Deepa Padmanabhan, The Hindu For Road Humps and Sidewalks But one thing is sure you simply can t take a coffee break while enjoying the readaddictive than caffeine Jayashree Roy, Renowned Book Reviewer For Pirates of Bollywood Finished it in one sitting Just couldn t put it down This IP law thriller has all the hallmarks of a winner corporate espionage, attempted kidnapping, foiled hits, court room romance, a corrupt Chief Justice and a David v Goliath battle over patents for a life saving drug Dr Caroline Ncube, IP KAT For Road Humps and Sidewalks.
- 237 pages
- Road Humps and Sidewalks
- Kalyan C. Kankanala
- 13 January 2018 Kalyan C. Kankanala