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09.23.15

Translation Needed of Article About EPO Threats Against SUEPO’s Elizabeth Hardon

Posted in Europe, Patents at 5:53 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Münchner Merkur

Summary: A call for translation of an important article that may help shed light on the modus operandi of the Investigation/Investigative Unit of the EPO, which works with Control Risks Group (CRG), the ‘British Blackwater’

Münchner Merkur, which wrote about the EPO several months ago, is mentioned by SUEPO’s public page for an article with the same headline as this one, “Streit im Europäischen Patentamt eskaliert”.

“We are still trying to learn how the EPO’s secretive Investigation/Investigative Unit is working as it may help explain at least some of the tragic suicides.”According to SUEPO, «Münchner Merkur reports on the threats of dismissal against Elizabeth Hardon, Chair of the Local Staff Committee in Munich and SUEPO Munich Chair: “If Ms Hardon is dismissed, new elections for the staff committee will take place, ‘But who would candidate, unless they are totally subsmissive?’”»

Can anyone help please provide us with a good English translation of this article?

“The article was published in the paper edition Nr. 215 of 18 September 2015,” SUEPO says (no translation available) and a “similar article was published in OVB Online.”

We are still trying to learn how the EPO’s secretive Investigation/Investigative Unit (I.U.) is working as it may help explain at least some of the tragic suicides. Internally, some refer to the I.U. as "the Gestapo", whereas Vice-President Željko Topić is referred to as “Putin”, based on German media. Neither comparison is flattering, but given what we have learned about both, the labels fit. Both will be the subject of ongoing investigations in the coming months. Input is required.

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