Bonum Certa Men Certa

Today's EPO is a Fraud Managed by Frauds

These are the people who instruct the EPO on management of billions of euros it's not supposed to even have

Mercer tax



Summary: Beneath the scandals associated with systematic abuse against staff, union-busting (silencing whistleblowers) and en masse granting of invalid patents -- the hallmark of grotesque maladministration -- lie a bunch of even greater crimes

THE NEXT batch of Daily Links will contain a bunch of 'news' items (we use scare quotes because the authors are law firms, not actual journalists) about "DABUS", CRISPR and Brexit/UPC. The European Patent Office (EPO) has said nothing new in quite some time and António Campinos has published no photo ops for a number of weeks. The short story is, more CRISPR patents are being pushed onto the EPO, more software patents are rejected by courts (all software patents are likely invalid in Europe), Team UPC keeps lying to itself -- to the point of hilarity -- in the midst of Brexit, and IP Kat (now AstraZeneca) hopes for a reversal after BoA -- in defiance of the spirit of a crook -- said "no" to patents on CRISPR. Across the Atlantic it's also more or less the same; 35 U.S.C. €§ 101 continues to crush software patents, Koch-funded scholars want a "STRONGER" scam, and the whole Coons-led effort turns out to have been a miserable failure (again, for the third year in a row).



"It does not seem and it does not even 'feel' like anything is improving (certainly not quality of patents)..."It is profoundly disappointing that EPO staff is still unable to find justice. It's not entirely shocking or surprising; we should still aim higher. How are patent examiners expected to do their job properly when they clearly lack the liberty to apply the law as they see fit? Patent maximalists have hijacked key institutions and there's no restitution.

It's far too easy to grow tired of responding to the EPO's inane tweets (almost a dozen of these every day), in which they promote a lie about 50% of the time (the rest are pure fluff or repetition). It does not seem and it does not even 'feel' like anything is improving (certainly not quality of patents) and days ago there was a meeting which discussed austerity measures implemented by Campinos while spending billions of euros on new (and unnecessary) buildings, not to mention gambling. Need we add that Mercer with his shiny 'reports' now decides how to run the EPO, based on a hoax?

"And perhaps more importantly, is it lawful to bribe the media and bribe academia to not talk about these issues?"We couldn't help but notice that SUEPO mentioned INPI scandals yesterday (it's all in French). Don't forget that many INPI people and their families are still in charge of today's EPO, never mind its French-born and French-taught president Campinos, an old friend of Battistelli who owes a lot to him and would do anything to cover up his crimes. Ironically this criminal now runs a law school -- the same one previously run by Campinos. Do they teach law there in order to train people to break it? And perhaps more importantly, is it lawful to bribe the media and bribe academia to not talk about these issues?

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