I know very little about law. If I make a mistake in this post, just tell me and I would gladly remove it.
I do not know if I describe my point effectively; here goes. I think, based on my logic, there should be hierarchy to laws which we abide by, and I want to get a better understanding of that framework please. Let me explain with an example. Let's say I have a patent for an idea I came up with. Let's say it is a life saving method, and I choose to charge way too much for it. Let's say that the patent laws did not foresee this situation. My question is, is there a law that would trump my right to my invention, and say that I would be reasonable. What I am trying to ask is if contracts, agreements, and other laws have a limit. And are they enforceable only within some other more stablished laws? And what is that hierarchy please? As I type this, I am thinking the U.S. Constitution would be at the top. In other words, I can not use my contract to accomplish something that would contradict the constitution.
Note: above scenario is completely made up to create the situation I am trying to describe. My real question is not about patent.