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12.26.15

Summary of the EPO-Europatis Series

Posted in Europe, Patents at 6:24 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Europatis

Summary: Closing the series about Europatis and a request for information about Questel, which is also working closely with the EPO and is historically closely connected to Jacques Michel and INPI

SHOWN above are additional documents about Europatis, which is not as significant as what we are going to show regarding Questel.

We would like to invite our readers, including existing EPO staff, to send us information about Questel and what they are aware of. As we are done (for now) covering Europatis, here is a summary of what we previously wrote about it.

  1. Jacques Michel (Former EPO VP1), Benoît Battistelli’s EPO, and the Leak of Internal Staff Data to Michel’s Private Venture
  2. Europatis: “Turnover of €211,800 and Zero Employees”
  3. Loose Data ‘Protection’ and Likely Privacy Infringements at the EPO: Here’s Who Gets Employees’ Internal Data

Next week’s focus will be Questel, which is also connected to Jacques Michel. We look forward to any input readers can give. We are particularly interested in the interactions between Questel and EPO or INPI, which Mr. Battistelli came from.

“Team Battistelli (the inner circle of Battistelli) is probably the biggest culprit and it’s him who shames and disgraces the Office, not people who exercise basis rights and find the courage to defend these rights.”The aim of this series is to highlight the hypocrisy of Team Battistelli (regarding mixed loyalties, conflict of interests, revolving doors etc.) and to show the rather controversial roots of the EPO, which came about (at inception or thereafter) with private/privatised baggage. Team Battistelli cannot justify attacks on people's most basic rights using the presumption that internationally-recognised human rights would introduce impurities, biases, reputation issues etc. The EPO is full of bias, as even some recent leaks served to show. Team Battistelli (the inner circle of Battistelli) is probably the biggest culprit and it’s him who shames and disgraces the Office, not people who exercise basis rights and find the courage to defend these rights.

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