11.23.20

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The EPO is Using Hype Wave and Buzzword to Promote Illegal Software Patents in a So-Called “Digital Conference”

Posted in Deception, Europe, Patents at 4:10 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Would be epic if not tragic if the ‘conference’ got called off due to a software patent troll lawsuit (over alleged violation)

Digital Numbers

Summary: The “HEY HI” or “AI” hype is misused by the Office; not just in person but also in webstreams, which basically serve as a vehicle for illegal agenda

EARLIER TODAY we noticed novice ‘Kat’ Sophie Corke advertising toxic agenda of the EPO. As might be expected from a blog that mass-deletes comments critical of Benoît Battistelli and António Campinos (remember it’s run by totally different authors/editors now), there’s no mention of the inherent problems. It simply says: “Keeping with the conference theme, the European Patent Office is holding a digital conference on the role of patents in an AI-driven world on 17-18 December 2020. The full schedule and registration details are available here.”

“Read terms like “AI-related” as “computer-implemented” (in software).”They just keep posting puff pieces and ads for the EPO and for Battistelli (CEIPI) as if the ‘Kat’ is just another “media asset” of the Office. The cited page (warning: epo.org link) makes it very clear and unambiguous that EPO management promotes illegal software patents (not allowed in Europe) under the guise of “HEY HI” or “AI-related inventions”. The people doing this aren’t scientists but parts of Battistelli’s cabal. This is what they say:

AI is ubiquitous today. It is used to recommend online purchases, power virtual assistants, and even for predictive maintenance in smart factories. AI also presents two interesting questions for the patent system. The first asks to what extent AI-related inventions can be protected by patents.

Read terms like “AI-related” as “computer-implemented” (in software). They know exactly what they’re doing there and what agenda they are pushing. But long, long ago they quit caring about the law and about EPC conformance.

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