Bonum Certa Men Certa

State of the EPO and State of 'Journalism' About Patents

Patent profiteers: More grants, hardly more refusals; By lowering standards...

We profit from patent lawsuits; we like lenient courts: Opting out from something that does not exist? UPC is not legal so let's use false prophecies as a lobbying tactic

One of the kangaroo courts; 'Inventions' you can do with pen and paper

Berggren Series on 2022 EPO Guideline Revisions: Updates on partial priority law: Forcing EPO examiners to grant in defiance of the EPC; violating the EPC in new ways

Succumbs to lobbying; Suing people; More votes to buy in the Council?

This impacts likely bogus EPO patents as well

Lithuanian Patent Office and EUIPO Join Other Patent Offices in Expressing Support for Ukraine, but EUIPO is not a patent office!

Summary: As shown in the examples above (there are loads more; we shall show more examples on a regular basis), the media is biased, wrong, and often just occupied by special interests, biasing the system (or lobbying) by deliberate misreporting

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