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Benoît Battistelli Has Lost the Election at the EPO

Posted in Europe, Patents at 11:45 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Battistelli vote

Summary: FFPE candidates (or moles from the yellow union [1-16]) failed to enter the Central Staff Committee in spite of Battistelli’s attempt to help them get in

WHILE we are waiting for the results of a strike ballot we can say that another ballot had Battistelli astoundingly defeated. It’s a humiliating defeat given that Battistelli tried hard to rig the rules.

As a source put it, “EPO staff successfully elected a new staff representation on Tuesday. Battistelli had tried to foster the election of at least one FFPE candidate into the Central Staff Committee by re-designing the election rules. But none of the two FFPE candidates reached the necessary number of votes. This is a defeat for the president and a victory for the staff. To my knowledge, all 10 elected candidates are SUEPO members, but only about half of them are SUEPO Committee members.”

“It’s a humiliating defeat given that Battistelli tried hard to rig the rules.”We knew about these elections and alluded to them earlier this week.

For those who wonder about the meaning of the above cartoon, the original theme stems from May 1968 and showed Charles de Gaulle as a police officer, playing with France, as if it was a ball, but ready to reign it through brutality after elections of the French Parliament. The text means “Feel free to vote. I’ll do the rest.”

References:

  1. In the EPO’s Official Photo Op, “Only One of the Faces is Actually FFPE-EPO”
  2. Further Evidence Suggests and Shows Stronger Evidence That Team Battistelli Uses FFPE-EPO as ‘Yellow Union’ Against SUEPO
  3. “FFPE-EPO Was Set up About 9 Years Ago With Management Encouragement”
  4. Fallout of the FFPE EPO MoU With Battistelli’s Circle
  5. The EPO’s Media Strategy at Work: Union Feuds and Group Fracturing
  6. Caricature of the Day: Recognising FFPE EPO
  7. Union Syndicale Federale Slams FFPE-EPO for Helping Abusive EPO Management by Signing a Malicious, Divisive Document
  8. FFPE-EPO Says MoU With Battistelli Will “Defend Employment Conditions” (Updated)
  9. Their Masters’ Voice (Who Block Techrights): FFPE-EPO Openly Discourages Members From Reading Techrights
  10. Letter Says EPO MoU “Raises Questions About FFPE’s Credibility as a Federation of Genuine Staff Unions”
  11. On Day of Strike FFPE-EPO Reaffirms Status as Yellow (Fake/Management-Leaning) Union, Receives ‘Gifts’
  12. Needed Urgently: Information About the Secret Meeting of Board 28 and Battistelli’s Yellow Union, FFPE-EPO
  13. In Battistelli’s Mini Union (Minion) It Takes Less Than 10 Votes to ‘Win’ an Election
  14. FFPE-EPO Going Ad Hominem Against FICSA, Brings Nationality Into It
  15. High on EPO: Battistelli’s ‘Social Conference’ Nonsense is Intended to Help Suppress Debate About His Abuses Against Staff and Union-Busting Activities
  16. Leaked Letter Reveals How Battistelli Still Exploits FFPE-EPO (Yellow Union) to Attack the Real EPO Union, SUEPO
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