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With EUIPO in Focus, and Even an EU Kangaroo Tribunal, EPO Corruption (and Cross-Pollination With This EU Agency) Becomes a Major Liability/Risk to the EU

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Summary: With the UPC days away (an illegal and unconstitutional kangaroo court system, tied to the European Union in spite of critical deficiencies) it's curious to see EPO scandals of corruption spilling over to the European Union already

THE EU is about to get contaminated with the EPO cancer (EPO staff compares the administration to a cancer). Will that doom the union? Well, it certainly won't help.

"To get promoted in these institutions one must be profoundly corrupt or participate in profound corruption."In past years we covered EUIPO corruption that had come from (or via) the EPO. Does the EU really want to go on with this? Will EUIPO replace the EPO? The European Commission does not seem to understand what it's doing; it's a puppet on strings for corporate lobbyists -- even actors working on behalf of foreign countries.

SUEPO has just taken note of the following article, which was put behind a paywall except this part:

We provide a rundown of Managing IP’s news and analysis coverage from the week, and review what’s been happening elsewhere in IP

French govt complained to EPO over EUIPO election conduct

French finance minister Bruno Le Maire wrote to António Campinos, president of the EPO, to complain over the timing of an event that will be held in Lisbon one week before the EUIPO leadership vote, Managing revealed this week.

Le Maire, minister for the economy and finance since 2017, suggested the event could be seen as interfering with the process to select a new EUIPO executive director.

Managing IP can also reveal that the incumbent executive director, Christian Archambeau, hinted at interference “from Munich” in the decision to remove him last November.

We previously saw more coverage related to this; that too was behind a paywall, so only the patent microcosm can see it. Remember that António Campinos is in fact French and he's only using the Portuguese government to forge his political career of corruption, coercion, and suppression. António Campinos is using EPO budget to bribe governments and officials, mimicking exactly what Benoît Battistelli did before him (same modus operandi). António was born to a well-known father (already dead while António was a teenager) who fought to bury people like his son, António. As for Archambeau, he's just another EPO opportunist who is still reviled by some EPO longtimers. To get promoted in these institutions one must be profoundly corrupt or participate in profound corruption.

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