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EPO Management is Still Distracting From the 'Elephant in the Room' by Corrupting Media and Academia

EPO staff suffers a lot; but the EPO's managers paint rosy pictures to confuse the masses

Elephant falls



EPO panzerSummary: Under the EPO's dictatorship the law is being routinely violated; in order for the public to not pay attention or receive mixed messages (resulting in confusion) the EPO is manufacturing so-called 'studies' (which patent offices aren't supposed to do; they should focus on patent-granting while complying with the law)

THE pseudoscience industry is big and likely growing. It gives people false hopes; not too long ago, as we noted here, the EPO mentioned homeopathy, saying it was not backed by evidence. That's an understatement. But the EPO's regime isn't backed by evidence either. All it can do is some annual publicity stunt for photo ops with actual scientists who actually accomplish something, wrongly insinuating that those accomplishment are owed to patents and nothing else. The "EIA" festivals are an insult to science because they associate scientists with Europe's most corrupt institution; people who sometimes win Nobel prizes are compelled to take photos with criminals. Lots to be gained from it (for the criminals, not those scientists).



"The "EIA" festivals are an insult to science because they associate scientists with Europe's most corrupt institution; people who sometimes win Nobel prizes are compelled to take photos with criminals."And published some hours ago at the EPO's 'news' section was the latest piece of garbage (warning: epo.org link) seeking to associate actual scientists and the public interest... with the EPO. The management of the EPO has been bribing universities for biased 'studies' (on a range of issues, including UPC), in effect corrupting academia as much as it had corrupted the media (with bribes and blackmail). Once again the tyrants at the EPO are doing so-called 'studies' (marketing). The Office is doing 'research' about itself... once again. Anything to distract from the corruption there...

A new study published by the European Patent Office (EPO) today, 24 November 2020, shows that European universities and public research organisations use European patents as the main instrument to exploit their inventions commercially. It finds that these institutions already exploit more than a third (36%) of their inventions, with another 42% of their inventions planned to be exploited.

The study, entitled "Valorisation of scientific results - Patent commercialisation scoreboard: European universities and public research organisations", further finds that licensing is by far the preferred channel of commercialisation (accounting for 70% of the commercialisation of inventions), followed by R&D co-operation (14%) and the sale of patents (9%).


The puff piece includes passages like "says EPO President António Campinos..." (the hallmark of Benoît Battistelli's self-promotional garbage and lies. Is António Campinos different from him except in name?)

The EPO is still corruption-led.

New EPO study: European patents preferred tool for the commercialisation of inventions developed by Europe universities and public research organisations
The latest publicity stunt from the EPO is widely known as 'science-washing', e.g. by misusing white coats (to portray something unscientific or antiscientific and non-factual as a "science")

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