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06.10.17

Tim Moss, Chief Executive of the UK Intellectual Property Office, Will Need to Challenge the Battistelli Regime

Posted in Europe, Patents at 5:26 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Tim MossSummary: The new head of the British delegation will hopefully continue the good work of Sean Dennehey, who spoke to EPO staff about the dangers of the Battistelli regime and diplomatically dissented against this regime

THREE months ago we wrote about Sean Dennehey, who had antagonised Battistelli, stepping aside. People inside the EPO seemed to like Dennehey because he was eager to listen to staff about the issues with Battistelli and he — along with the British delegates — often voted accordingly. The following new comment confirms that Tim Moss, whom we named here before, has taken charge:

Update from the Administrative Council.

Tim Moss now officially the head of the GB delegation.

Representative:
Mr Tim MOSS, Chief Executive and Comptroller General
Intellectual Property Office

Alternate Representative:
Mr Sean DENNEHEY, Deputy Chief Executive
Intellectual Property Office

http://www.epo.org/about-us/organisation/administrative-council/representatives.html#gb

According to his official profile (British government’s site): “Tim came to the IPO from Companies House where he was the Registrar of Companies for England and Wales and Chief Executive (March 2012- April 2017). He worked at Companies House from 2002 where he held many senior positions within the organisation. His extensive work portfolio included leading on the digital agenda, operational delivery, business strategy and corporate policy. Tim also held the position of president of the Corporate Registers Forum (an association of over 60 registries worldwide) from 2013 to 2017. [...] He was awarded a CBE in the 2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours list for services to the economy and the people of Swansea.”

We kindly invite Tim to study the controversies, conflicts and abuses at the EPO. He will, as a representative of the UK, need to put up resistance to the thug who has staged a coup at the Office and the Administrative Council.

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