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Managing IP as Team UPC's Megaphone and Lobbying Front

Managing IP lying



Summary: Managing IP is lying on behalf of Team UPC yet again; the site's long history promoting the UPC hasn't ended even when prospects of the UPC are slim to none

COMPETING with the likes of IAM, an extension of Team Battistelli which never (even once!) criticised António Campinos and instead whitewashes Christian Archambeau, a former European Patent Office (EPO) official and Campinos' successor whom Battistelli allegedly 'arranged' the top EUIPO job for, Managing IP continues to show that it's little more than a think tank/lobby disguised as a news site, funded by patent trolls and litigation zealots. Not only does it promote software patents in Europe using buzzwords (this would not bypass 35 U.S.C. €§ 101 in the US); it also carries on lobbying for the UPC.



"Has corruption of the media not gone far enough?"As seen earlier today in this Patrick Wingrove puff piece, he continues to be a propagandist for Team UPC. His excuse for such shoddy 'reporting' is that he works for these law firms (propaganda department) and is perhaps funded (his salary) by the 'right' interests. How far will Team UPC go? Has corruption of the media not gone far enough? From the puff piece: "It added that the real and legal implications of Brexit must first be “examined and voted on at European level”. The ministry also said the opinion is ongoing, which, according to private practice lawyers at Kather Augenstein, means that the UPC’s launch could be further delayed."

Kather Augenstein is as "Team UPC" as one can get in Germany. In their blog they had recently spun the news from Berlin and we responded to that.

What "launch" are they talking about?

What "delay"?

It's dead and they know it.

"Corruption of journalism is a growing problem. Managing IP is a great example of that."But as Team UPC megaphone, Managing IP will print such nonsense regardless, soon to be quoted as a credible source by Team UPC itself. Here's Thomas Adam (Team UPC) in Twitter, quoting UPC propagandists (yes, it's an echo chamber). The quoted portion: “Only a few people want the UPC to enter into force before Brexit and without adaptation. Hence any possible legal trick will be found to delay its ratification.”

These are horrible projection tactics, accusing those who prevent violation of the constitution of "legal tricks".

If Managing IP keeps crafting such nonsense for Team UPC, we'll need to respond, for reasons we explained about a day ago. This isn't an innocent error; they know exactly what they're doing; lie, lie, lie, hope something will stick.

Corruption of journalism is a growing problem. Managing IP is a great example of that.

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