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The European Patent Office (EPO) has been granting [[Software Patents in Europe|software patents in Europe]] despite the law explicitly forbidding it. The profit motive ultimately compromised quality. There are even more mischievous practices going on, ''especially'' after the EPO's former head, Alison Brimelow, got replaced by a megalomaniac called Benoît Battistelli, who drove away anything or anyone who threatens his undemocratic ambition of total power. ''Techrights'' wrote about the EPO in the following posts, organised chronologically, with addition of the following colour coding:
The European Patent Office (EPO) has been granting [[Software Patents in Europe|software patents in Europe]] despite the law explicitly forbidding it. The profit motive ultimately compromised quality. There are even more mischievous practices going on, ''especially'' after the EPO's former head, Alison Brimelow, got replaced by a megalomaniac called Benoît Battistelli, who drove away anything or anyone who threatens his undemocratic ambition of total power. ''Techrights'' wrote about the EPO in the following posts, organised chronologically, with addition of the following colour coding:

Revision as of 18:32, 21 October 2015

The European Patent Office (EPO) has been granting software patents in Europe despite the law explicitly forbidding it. The profit motive ultimately compromised quality. There are even more mischievous practices going on, especially after the EPO's former head, Alison Brimelow, got replaced by a megalomaniac called Benoît Battistelli, who drove away anything or anyone who threatens his undemocratic ambition of total power. Techrights wrote about the EPO in the following posts, organised chronologically, with addition of the following colour coding:

  • Software patents
  • Institutional abuse

Contents

2015

October

September

August

July

June

May

April

March

February

January

2014

Special report on EPO

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

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