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12.07.17

Less Than 24 Hours Later the EPO Already Refuses to Obey Court Orders From ILO (Updated)

Posted in Europe, Patents at 12:35 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Familiar attitude: ILO-AT (Tribunal) decisions treated as though they do not exist to Battistelli

Trump ignoring judges

Summary: As expected by realists (or pessimists), the EPO continues to act as though it’s above the law and even judges suffer miscarriage of justice against them

THE PREVIOUS posts of ours regarding ILO (3 of them so far today [1, 2, 3]) showed an escalating level of severity. It doesn’t look as though ILO means anything to Battistelli. And it’s getting worse…

Patrick Corcoran (The Register unfortunately unmasked him already) tried to go to work today. First off he went to Haar, but they wouldn’t let him in the building. So, he then turned up at EPO headquarters, the Isar building, and he was told quite specifically that in spite of the ILO-AT judgments the house ban remains.

ILO-AT stated quite clearly yesterday that he should be reinstated immediately.

“They are obviously panicking now,” a source told us, “and I think things will get nasty.”

“First off he went to Haar, but they wouldn’t let him in the building. So, he then turned up at EPO headquarters, the Isar building, and he was told quite specifically that in spite of the ILO-AT judgments the house ban remains.”JUVE’s Mathieu Klos, who recently spoke to Christoph Ernst, optimistically wrote: “I expect reinstatement as a judge. That would both be consistent legally as well as with the new goal of the AC of restoringpeace at @EPOorg (as Chair Christopher Ernst state in a interview with JUVE).”

But does Ernst control Battistelli? Does the Organisation control the Office? Does the Office control Team Battistelli and Battistelli’s cabal? No. The tail wags the dog.

No word from IP Kat yet. The Kat is neutered. Nothing to see here, move along…

“I’m waiting for the IPKat’s reaction to the latest discomfiture before the ILO-AT,” this new comment has just said, speaking “of a certain French executive officer whose name shall not be pronounced and who has maybe deserved a “limogeage”…”

The EPO’s Twitter account has said nothing about it. Like we said at the very start, it had instead posted a distracting tweet about hiring interns for the Boards of Appeal almost at the same time as ILO’s session.

The latest UPC propaganda from the EPO came just a couple of hours ago and said that Europe would be suffering “fragmentation” without it (old FUD pattern regarding Android, Linux and so on).

We don’t suppose that the EPO will say anything about the scandal even though everyone inside and around the EPO speaks about it constantly for more than a day now.

Update: A couple of new comments confirm two of the things we wrote today. One comment has just said: “The board of Appeal Member turned up for work today and the head of EPO security told him that she was under instructions from ”above” to disregard the court order, and he will not be allowed in any EPO buildings.” Another (earlier) comment reaffirms what we wrote earlier today. “The judge is put back in place but is not re-appointed. In january he is not any longer a judge,” it says.

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2 Comments »

  1. One of those... said,

    December 12, 2017 at 4:45 pm

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    It is actually much longer than just 24 hours.
    TAOIT tells the decision made to the defending organisation very shortly after the adoption, long before the public delivery. That is also why there are two different dates at the end of every decision.

    Monsieur le président chose to ignore the decision until it became public.
    This gave him quite a while to decide his strategy and prepare his case, while those relying on the decisions of TAOIT are still left in the dark of the outcome.

    Dr. Roy Schestowitz Reply:

    Do you happen to know if the PR/press strategy was also coordinated in advance? It’s barely covered in Dutch and German media…

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