08.14.21

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EPO, Europe’s Second-Largest Organisation, as a Hub of Corrupt Politics

Posted in Europe, Patents at 7:09 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Video download link | md5sum f8d4f772fd4908726655df9f610755d0

Summary: Deep and profound corruption at the EPO remains untackled; one might even say that the EPO has basically become like a “hub” of political corruption

“Sentiments among ethnic Albanians of North Macedonia are traditionally strongly pro-EU,” Wikipedia says, but North Macedonia is still not (formally) in the EU. It is, however in the EPO. It was added shortly before Benoît Battistelli took over the Office and turned it into a laughing stock — a tradition that goes on unabated under António Campinos, a de facto Battistelli appointee and friend (some of the people who accepted him, or delegates inside the Administrative Council, were indebted to Battistelli).

“It does not seem like there’s a simple solution to it because even the EU is compromised (allies of Battistelli in key positions) so cover-up is more likely than resolution.”The truly awful situation, with focus on part 9 (published this morning), is explained again in the video above. It does not seem like there’s a simple solution to it because even the EU is compromised (allies of Battistelli in key positions) so cover-up is more likely than resolution. Below we list all parts of this still-ongoing series.

  1. An EPO Administrative Council Exposé — Part I: A New EPO Balkan Affair?
  2. An EPO Administrative Council Exposé — Part II: A Mysterious Fist-Bumping Masquerade in Skopje
  3. An EPO Administrative Council Exposé — Part III: A Longtime Associate of the Doyen
  4. An EPO Administrative Council Exposé — Part IV: A Party Political Animal
  5. An EPO Administrative Council Exposé — Part V: Sharing Out the Spoils of Public Office
  6. An EPO Administrative Council Exposé — Part VI: A Learned Legal Luminary
  7. An EPO Administrative Council Exposé — Part VII: An Academic Institution With a Political Mission
  8. An EPO Administrative Council Exposé — Part VIII: An Inspector Calls
  9. An EPO Administrative Council Exposé — Part IX: “There Are Indications of a Violation of the Law…”
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