Patric Edelstien is the founder of, a social network/search engine that is a rival to Chumhum. According to Zach Patrick is the third richest man in the world. Edelstein first approaches Lockhart/Gardner to sue a filmmaker, defended by Burl Preston, over his portrayal in a movie. Later appearances have Patric attempting to undercut Chumhum founder Neil Gross's Eastern interests while trying to expand into China.