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Lying and Breaking the Law: Is This the Best Europe's Second-Largest Institution (EPO) Can Do?

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Summary: The frustrating state of the EPO, wherein laws are broken without any sort of accountability (even the tribunals are deeply rigged since the days of Benoît Battistelli, who 'kidnapped' a judge to 'make a point' and then sent all other judges to 'exile')

IT is outrageous. Attorneys are outraged. Those who pay close enough attention anyway...



What profession are we dealing with here? Does it have anything to do with justice? Anything?

"Jorge Campinos gave birth to a sociopath -- the very same thing Jorge worked hard to combat (until his premature death)."Seems not...

António Campinos, who runs the EPO after a rigged appointment (by Battistelli), is doing lobbying and 'soft power' while pretending he stands for innovation. What a disgrace. Watch this latest 'news' (warning: epo.org link) at the EPO's Web site. Pay attention to what it says about the UPC along with "hey hi" nonsense (for European software patents along with other agenda of patent extremists). What on Earth is this? Campinos is moreover exploiting dead people, scientists whose work the EPO is trying to take credit for (based on nothing at all, after their deaths).

In short, the EPO's management breaks the law, then attacks the courts, and then lies about the whole thing. Incredible! As we noted this morning, will "the German government wake up and do something before it's too late?"

Likely not...

Why?

It's part of this racket. It profits from it. But if that's not bad enough, yesterday Campinos published this outrageous post about G1/21 (not the first of its kind), causing unease and anger. "Yesterday," it says, "the President of the EPO submitted written observations to the Enlarged Board of Appeal on case G 1/21, "Oral proceedings by videoconference". The referral concerns the question whether the conduct of oral proceedings in the form of a videoconference is compatible with the right to oral proceedings as enshrined in Article 116(1) EPC if not all of the parties to the proceedings have given their consent to the conduct of oral proceedings in the form of a videoconference."

They've rigged this whole case already. It's a kangaroo court [1, 2]. Attorneys and lawyers in Europe are not amused! (And their comments ought to be covered later in the week or in the weekend, due to lack of time at this moment)

To quote Campinos: "It's the innovation sector that's going to help us get back to better days..."

What he means to say is patents, not innovation. Monopolies and science are not the same thing. At the moment it is a bunch of patents preventing poor people from getting vaccinated, so the monopolies are in fact increasing the death toll. Not that such 'pesky' facts would bother the “Child of the Carnation Revolution". Jorge Campinos gave birth to a sociopath -- the very same thing Jorge worked hard to combat (until his premature death).

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