05.17.18

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EPO’s Battistelli Taking Days Off Work for Political ‘Duties’ (Parties) in His French Theatre Where He’ll Bring Buckets of EPO Budget (EPO Stakeholders’ Money)

Posted in Europe, Patents at 3:22 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Invitation to TAD 2018

Summary: More tales from Saint-Germain-en-Laye…

THE EPO has just published this press release about the scammy “inventor award”. It’s saying that there’s an “award at a ceremony in Paris,” hiding/distracting from Battistelli’s abuses (it’s actually a town where he’s deputy mayor!) and the long series of such ceremonies in France rather than the nation of the European Presidency (for that year, e.g. Bulgaria this year).

To quote:

…award at a ceremony in Paris on June 7th. The ceremony will be broadcast live on Innovation TV as well as on the EPO’s Facebook page.

This press release does not name a PR firm, for a change.

A reader has meanwhile made us aware of Battistelli’s upcoming little event in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, preceding by a mere week his “inventor award” charade, which will see enormous passage of EPO money to his other employer. We quote our reader below.


All the world’s a stage!

Battistelli due to strut his stuff as deputy mayor on May 28 and 29

Battistelli ceremonialMonday and Tuesday, May 28 and 29, will be normal working days for ordinary EPO staff.

But the President of the EPO Mr. Battistelli is unlikely to be found at his desk in Munich on those days because his busy calendar indicates that he will be otherwise occupied with some extra-curricular duties back in his hometown of Saint-Germain-en-Laye.

Or to be more precise he is predicted to appear like the proverbial deus ex machina on the stage of the Théâtre Alexandre Dumas in his role as Deputy Mayor in charge of Culture along with his close political ally the Mayor, Arnaud Pericard, the Artistic Director of the TAD, Benoît Dissaux and the Deputy Director, Sophie Bauer.

This illustrious team of drama enthusiasts will be presenting the programme for the 2018-2019 season during which the TAD celebrates its 30th anniversary (1989-2019). [PDF]

Assisted by the “playful complicity” of the colourful master of ceremonies Calixte de Nigremont, they will also be inviting their guests to a cocktail as an extension of the presentation.

Calixte de Nigremont

It seems like a nice little dress rehearsal for Battistelli and his municipal council buddies in Saint-Germain-en-Laye as they get ready for the European Inventor of the Year extravaganza which is scheduled to take place at the TAD a little over a week later on Thursday, June 7.

Anybody who is curious to see EPO President Battistelli taking the stage in his cameo role of Deputy Mayor in charge of Culture is welcome to come along to the TAD on 28 or 29 May as advertised.

Admission is free but reservation is required, either by e-mail at contact@tad-saintgermainenlaye.fr, by telephone at 01 30 87 07 07 from Tuesday to Friday, 13h to 17h, or via the TAD’s online box office.

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