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01.23.18

The Response to Accusations of Censorship by Team UPC? Yet More Censorship to Shield UPC From Criticism

Posted in Europe, Patents at 6:16 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Wolters Kluwer

Summary: The Empire of Lies upon which the Unified Patent Court (UPC) was conceived is being exposed for its lies; The Empire Strikes Back with yet more censorship

THE EPO‘s management and Team UPC cannot coexist with facts. They fabricate, they lie, they violate laws, and then they censor or threaten their critics (who sometimes merely point out the errors). Never forget that, using these lies, they have already posted bogus job advertisements for jobs that would never exist; surely there are disciplinary actions for such actions in some European countries?

The UPC is collapsing. It’s not hard to see that.

“They fabricate, they lie, they violate laws, and then they censor or threaten their critics (who sometimes merely point out the errors).”“Tempting to want to scrap the #UPC & start all over again,” Luke McDonagh wrote (in response to claims — from the patent microcosm in fact — that it’s time to bury the UPC), “but I’m not sure that’s more ‘realistic’ than simply launching the #UnifiedPatentCourt & making adaptations as it goes (e.g. post-Brexit). Reforming #patent enforcement in the EU/EPC has an agonising history!”

Who says that patent enforcement needs to be “reformed” at all (whatever that even means)?

“The UPC is collapsing. It’s not hard to see that.”“That’s just [a] textbook talking point of Team UPC,” I told him. “Ignores German UPC challenge, Unitary Patent Constitutional issues EU-wide, lack of desire among the general population (besieged by patent ‘industry’) and so on…”

Techrights published this criticism of censorship at Kluwer Patent Blog. Hours later Kluwer Patent Blog’s ‘damage control’ was published. It’s a blurb that says: “To streamline and keep the debate going, we have decided to limit the period to send in comments to 5 days after a post has been published.”

“Remember how Kluwer views its readers. It’s grotesque. They’re being lied to and then gagged (if they attempt to correct authors, typically during weekends when they know a challenge is less likely to come in a timely fashion, if at all).”That also comes with more filtering of comments. Remember how Kluwer views its readers. It’s grotesque. They’re being lied to and then gagged (if they attempt to correct authors, typically during weekends when they know a challenge is less likely to come in a timely fashion, if at all).

“You may have seen the new Kluwer moderation policy published,” one reader told us, “this is remarkable in itself.”

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