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⚓ Post #1: EPO Management Plans to Further Accelerate Grants of Illegal, Invalid, Fake European Patents Next YearPosted on Thursday September 29, 2022
The EPO has quit behaving like a patent office; it’s just issuing a lot of bogus patents to meet pre-defined “targets” and then it bullies examiners into blind compliance
⚓ Post #2: [Meme] EPO Would Probably Argue It’s Just a Coincidence That “Women Have Received, on Average, Only 0.88 Steps to Every 1 Step Awarded to Men”Posted on Thursday September 29, 2022
Women barely get promotions at the EPO (“men are 54% more likely to receive a double step compared to women”); the EPO keeps storytelling to distract from these measurable facts
⚓ Post #3: Facts About the European Patent Office and Why Recruiting/Retaining Capable Examiners Isn’t Possible AnymorePosted on Thursday September 29, 2022
A couple of new papers (or parts of a long paper) reveal an office responsible for granting patents which intentionally fails to do the job properly
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