01.05.16

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So Much for ‘Vocal Minority’… Half of EPO Staff Signed Petition in Support of SUEPO

Posted in Europe, Patents at 10:07 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Staff protects staff representatives and resents the management

SUEPO reps

Summary: Team Battistelli has gotten caught telling a Big Lie once again, serving to discredit pretty much anything it has to say not just to the public but even to its own staff

TWO weeks from now there will be another major protest in defense of EPO staff representatives, who are metaphorically being lined up for firing. According to this new article, support for the staff representatives is massive. Not only have nearly half of all EPO staff found the courage to publicly protest against their employer last month. “According to a SUEPO leaflet,” says WIPR, “a petition urging the suspension to be revoked has attracted almost 3,500 signatures, which has defied alleged claims from management that the three members only have the support of a “minority of staff”.”

“Nowadays we apprehensively observe that the EPO is little more than a self-serving, self-aggrandising propaganda mill which spies on every member of staff better than the Stasi ever did.”Got that? Team Battistelli claims only a “minority of staff” supports the representatives.

The EPO is basically run by a bunch of liars. Don’t believe anything they say, irrespective of the subject (e.g. the accusations against staff, the UPC). Nowadays we apprehensively observe that the EPO is little more than a self-serving, self-aggrandising propaganda mill which spies on every member of staff better than the Stasi ever did. Oh, and occasionally it also issues some patents…

“Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedies.”

Groucho Marx

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