03.15.22

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When Europe’s Largest Patent Office is Run by Opportunistic Politicians Who Break the Law and Look for Distractions

Posted in Deception, Europe, Marketing, Patents at 1:34 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

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Summary: The EPO’s handling of the Russian invasion can be summed up in one word: opportunism

THIS post concerns a sensitive political issue, so I’ve chosen to address it in the form of a video (along with long form videos). The video’s title is intentionally terse and the article it discusses can be found here (warning: epo.org link).

Putin bin Salman handshake: Journalists? What Journalists?We previously wrote about how EPO management had capitalised on the Russian invasion to distract from its own crimes [1, 2]. This is what happens when a patent office is run by politicians instead of scientists.

“The European Patent Office is an executive organisation, it deals especially with patent applicants, as such, its view of the world may be biased. As an executive organisation, its interpretative powers are very limited. The European Patent Convention excludes computer programs, it is outside the EPO’s power to change this. The exclusion of computer programs is a political question. [...] The core task of a computer is to process data. So at least the processing of data is not patentable.”

Ante Wessels, FFII

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