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* <span style="background-color: #ddddff;">Software patents</span>
* <span style="background-color: #ddddff;">Software patents</span>
* <span style="background-color: #cceeff;">Institutional abuse</span>
* <span style="background-color: #cceeff;">Institutional abuse</span>
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* <span style="background-color: #aaeeff;">Censorship</span>
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* <span style="background-color: #bbeeff;">Conflict of Interest</span>
== 2015 ==
== 2015 ==
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*[http://techrights.org/2015/10/21/epo-president-and-repressions/ EPO Increases Repressions: Allegedly Bans Staff From Helping Refugees]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/10/21/epo-president-and-repressions/ EPO Increases Repressions: Allegedly Bans Staff From Helping Refugees]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/10/20/preferential-treatment-for-microsoft/ German Broadcaster on European Patent Office (EPO) Preferential Treatment for Microsoft and Others]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/10/20/preferential-treatment-for-microsoft/ German Broadcaster on European Patent Office (EPO) Preferential Treatment for Microsoft and Others]
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*[http://techrights.org/2015/10/19/benoit-battistelli-smears/ Benoît Battistelli et al in an Allegedly New Campaign of Defamation Against Staff Member]
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*<span style="background-color: #cceeff;">[http://techrights.org/2015/10/19/benoit-battistelli-smears/ Benoît Battistelli et al in an Allegedly New Campaign of Defamation Against Staff Member]</span>
*[http://techrights.org/2015/10/19/microsoft-lodged-complaints/ German Media Shows Discriminatory EPO Practices More Than Just a ‘Pilot’ (Reaching Second Half of 2016), Started When Microsoft Pressured EPO (Lodged Complaints)]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/10/19/microsoft-lodged-complaints/ German Media Shows Discriminatory EPO Practices More Than Just a ‘Pilot’ (Reaching Second Half of 2016), Started When Microsoft Pressured EPO (Lodged Complaints)]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/10/16/epo-total-war-on-critics/ EPO Cleverly Frames Total War Against Its Own Staff as a War Against Nazism]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/10/16/epo-total-war-on-critics/ EPO Cleverly Frames Total War Against Its Own Staff as a War Against Nazism]
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*[http://techrights.org/2015/10/16/epo-bullying-critics/ EPO is Trademark-Bullying Its Critics, Trying Repeatedly to Remove Bad Publicity With Help From Menacing Legal Threats (SLAPP)]
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*<span style="background-color: #cceeff;">[http://techrights.org/2015/10/16/epo-bullying-critics/ EPO is Trademark-Bullying Its Critics, Trying Repeatedly to Remove Bad Publicity With Help From Menacing Legal Threats (SLAPP)]</span>
*[http://techrights.org/2015/10/16/crushing-dissent-at-epo/ The 'Sherlocks' of EPO/Spin-Doctoring Pretend That All of the EPO's Problems Boil Down to One Disgruntled Person]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/10/16/crushing-dissent-at-epo/ The 'Sherlocks' of EPO/Spin-Doctoring Pretend That All of the EPO's Problems Boil Down to One Disgruntled Person]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/10/16/genesis-of-epo-microsoft-ties/ EPO’s Jeremy Philpott Confirms That Discriminatory (Software) Patent Processing Practices Started With Microsoft, Because of Microsoft]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/10/16/genesis-of-epo-microsoft-ties/ EPO’s Jeremy Philpott Confirms That Discriminatory (Software) Patent Processing Practices Started With Microsoft, Because of Microsoft]
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*[http://techrights.org/2015/10/12/europe-patents-boa-dg4-cull/ Benoît Battistelli's Group of 'Loyals' Crushes Not Only the Independent Boards But Also 'Unwanted' Directorates-General]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/10/12/europe-patents-boa-dg4-cull/ Benoît Battistelli's Group of 'Loyals' Crushes Not Only the Independent Boards But Also 'Unwanted' Directorates-General]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/10/11/closer-contact-with-major-applicants-leaked/ Leaked: EPO Prioritises Work for Large Foreign Corporations, Discrimination Not Accidental But Centrally Planned]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/10/11/closer-contact-with-major-applicants-leaked/ Leaked: EPO Prioritises Work for Large Foreign Corporations, Discrimination Not Accidental But Centrally Planned]
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*[http://techrights.org/2015/10/09/plenary-probe-requested-from-ac/ Benoît Battistelli's Office Accused of Institutional Harassment Against EPO Staff in New Letter to the Administrative Council, Calling for External Investigation]
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*<span style="background-color: #cceeff;">[http://techrights.org/2015/10/09/plenary-probe-requested-from-ac/ Benoît Battistelli's Office Accused of Institutional Harassment Against EPO Staff in New Letter to the Administrative Council, Calling for External Investigation]</span>
*[http://techrights.org/2015/10/09/administrative-council-meeting-plans/ Bad News for the EPO's Judicial Independence and Due Process in Next Week's Administrative Council (AC) Meeting]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/10/09/administrative-council-meeting-plans/ Bad News for the EPO's Judicial Independence and Due Process in Next Week's Administrative Council (AC) Meeting]
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*[http://techrights.org/2015/10/08/suepo-and-boards-under-epo-attack/ The Coup D'état of Benoît Battistelli Follows an Imperialist Model, Threatens Opposition and Dissent]
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*<span style="background-color: #cceeff;">[http://techrights.org/2015/10/08/suepo-and-boards-under-epo-attack/ The Coup D'état of Benoît Battistelli Follows an Imperialist Model, Threatens Opposition and Dissent]</span>
*[http://techrights.org/2015/10/07/epo-ac-demonstration/ EPO Staff to Disrupt Administrative Council Meeting With Public Demonstration That Raises Awareness of Abuses]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/10/07/epo-ac-demonstration/ EPO Staff to Disrupt Administrative Council Meeting With Public Demonstration That Raises Awareness of Abuses]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/10/06/more-threats-from-topic/ Željko Topić Attacks EPO Staff for ‘Daring’ to Legally Challenge the EPO’s Management Over Its Gross Abuses in Europe]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/10/06/more-threats-from-topic/ Željko Topić Attacks EPO Staff for ‘Daring’ to Legally Challenge the EPO’s Management Over Its Gross Abuses in Europe]
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*[http://techrights.org/2015/10/05/new-information-eboa/ New Information on Limbo in the Enlarged Board, Courtesy of Illegal Actions by the EPO’s Benoît Battistelli]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/10/05/new-information-eboa/ New Information on Limbo in the Enlarged Board, Courtesy of Illegal Actions by the EPO’s Benoît Battistelli]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/10/05/upc-undemocratic/ Dr. Ingve Björn Stjerna Explains Why the UPC (“Unitary Patent“ System) is an Undemocratic Sham Whilst UPC Silently Advanced by Patent Lawyers and Politicians]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/10/05/upc-undemocratic/ Dr. Ingve Björn Stjerna Explains Why the UPC (“Unitary Patent“ System) is an Undemocratic Sham Whilst UPC Silently Advanced by Patent Lawyers and Politicians]
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*[http://techrights.org/2015/10/04/battistelli-threats/ Article Explains Why SUEPO Went Silent Well Over a Week Ago: Nobody is Allowed to Talk to Journalists Without Permission From Battistelli]
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*<span style="background-color: #aaeeff;">[http://techrights.org/2015/10/04/battistelli-threats/ Article Explains Why SUEPO Went Silent Well Over a Week Ago: Nobody is Allowed to Talk to Journalists Without Permission From Battistelli]</span>
*[http://techrights.org/2015/10/02/wim-van-der-eijk-rumour/ Chairman of the Enlarged Board of Appeal (EBoA) and EPO Vice-President of DG3 Suspiciously on Unlimited Sick Leave After Benoît Battistelli's Unprecedented Attacks on Other EBoA Staff]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/10/02/wim-van-der-eijk-rumour/ Chairman of the Enlarged Board of Appeal (EBoA) and EPO Vice-President of DG3 Suspiciously on Unlimited Sick Leave After Benoît Battistelli's Unprecedented Attacks on Other EBoA Staff]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/10/02/epo-and-microsoft/ Microsoft's Secret Special Relationship With EPO Illustrates Serious Corruption at Microsoft and the EPO]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/10/02/epo-and-microsoft/ Microsoft's Secret Special Relationship With EPO Illustrates Serious Corruption at Microsoft and the EPO]
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*<span style="background-color: #ddddff;">[http://techrights.org/2015/09/24/swpats-europe-paris/ Europe’s Acceptance of and Resistance to Software Patents, Courtesy of Corporate Front Groups and Courtrooms Respectively]</span>
*<span style="background-color: #ddddff;">[http://techrights.org/2015/09/24/swpats-europe-paris/ Europe’s Acceptance of and Resistance to Software Patents, Courtesy of Corporate Front Groups and Courtrooms Respectively]</span>
*[http://techrights.org/2015/09/24/junge-welt-on-epo-iu/ German Press Explains EPO Investigation Unit (I.U.), Struggles to Openly Speak to the Secretive EPO]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/09/24/junge-welt-on-epo-iu/ German Press Explains EPO Investigation Unit (I.U.), Struggles to Openly Speak to the Secretive EPO]
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*[http://techrights.org/2015/09/23/epo-ui-vs-elizabeth-hardon/ Translation Needed of Article About EPO Threats Against SUEPO’s Elizabeth Hardon]
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*<span style="background-color: #cceeff;">[http://techrights.org/2015/09/23/epo-ui-vs-elizabeth-hardon/ Translation Needed of Article About EPO Threats Against SUEPO’s Elizabeth Hardon]</span>
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*[http://techrights.org/2015/09/23/topic-connection-to-epo-censorship/ EPO Management Justifies Censorship (Even of Journalists) Using Its Vice-President Željko Topić]
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*<span style="background-color: #aaeeff;">[http://techrights.org/2015/09/23/topic-connection-to-epo-censorship/ EPO Management Justifies Censorship (Even of Journalists) Using Its Vice-President Željko Topić]</span>
*[http://techrights.org/2015/09/23/battistelli-on-belgian-tv-explained/ EPO President Benoît Battistelli Compared to Famous Criminals on European Television]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/09/23/battistelli-on-belgian-tv-explained/ EPO President Benoît Battistelli Compared to Famous Criminals on European Television]
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*[http://techrights.org/2015/09/22/investigative-unit-gestapo/ Dutch Politician John Kerstens Says EPO Investigative Unit is Called ‘the Gestapo’]
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*<span style="background-color: #cceeff;">[http://techrights.org/2015/09/22/investigative-unit-gestapo/ Dutch Politician John Kerstens Says EPO Investigative Unit is Called ‘the Gestapo’]</span>
*[http://techrights.org/2015/09/22/epo-streisand-effect/ The European Patent Office's Autocracy Has Proven the Streisand Effect, Amplifying Its Opposition's Messages]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/09/22/epo-streisand-effect/ The European Patent Office's Autocracy Has Proven the Streisand Effect, Amplifying Its Opposition's Messages]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/09/21/hr-praktijk-on-epo/ Dutch Report: EPO Suicides Possibly Caused by Working Conditions Imposed by EPO’s Management]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/09/21/hr-praktijk-on-epo/ Dutch Report: EPO Suicides Possibly Caused by Working Conditions Imposed by EPO’s Management]
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*[http://techrights.org/2015/09/17/epo-censorship-of-censorship-evidence/ European Patent Office Expands Censorship and Intimidation Against Staff as Pressure Mounts]
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*<span style="background-color: #aaeeff;">[http://techrights.org/2015/09/17/epo-censorship-of-censorship-evidence/ European Patent Office Expands Censorship and Intimidation Against Staff as Pressure Mounts]</span>
*[http://techrights.org/2015/09/12/epo-suicide-statistics/ EPO Staff Suicides Estimated to Have Grown Tenfold Under Current Regime -- Claim]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/09/12/epo-suicide-statistics/ EPO Staff Suicides Estimated to Have Grown Tenfold Under Current Regime -- Claim]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/09/11/political-epo-management/ EPO Has Become Political and Benoît Battistelli is Lobbying for UPC (Large Corporations' Wishlist)]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/09/11/political-epo-management/ EPO Has Become Political and Benoît Battistelli is Lobbying for UPC (Large Corporations' Wishlist)]
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=== August ===
=== August ===
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*[http://techrights.org/2015/08/27/more-epo-censorship/ Censorship, Self-Censorship and Intimidation Now the Modus Operandi at EPO]
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*<span style="background-color: #aaeeff;">[http://techrights.org/2015/08/27/more-epo-censorship/ Censorship, Self-Censorship and Intimidation Now the Modus Operandi at EPO]</span>
*<span style="background-color: #ddddff;">[http://techrights.org/2015/08/27/epo-upc-swpats/ Patent Practitioners: "The Unitary Patent Might be Able to Open the Floodgates for Software Patents in Europe"]</span>
*<span style="background-color: #ddddff;">[http://techrights.org/2015/08/27/epo-upc-swpats/ Patent Practitioners: "The Unitary Patent Might be Able to Open the Floodgates for Software Patents in Europe"]</span>
*[http://techrights.org/2015/08/27/epo-suicides-endemic/ Another Suicide at the EPO, Fifth by Our Count]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/08/27/epo-suicides-endemic/ Another Suicide at the EPO, Fifth by Our Count]
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*[http://techrights.org/2015/07/20/unitary-software-patents/ Patents Expansion in Europe May be Looming]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/07/20/unitary-software-patents/ Patents Expansion in Europe May be Looming]
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*[http://techrights.org/2015/07/16/suepo-post-vanishes-belated-self-censorship-or-threats-from-epo-management/ SUEPO Post Vanishes: Belated Self-Censorship or Threats From EPO Management?]
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*<span style="background-color: #aaeeff;">[http://techrights.org/2015/07/16/suepo-post-vanishes-belated-self-censorship-or-threats-from-epo-management/ SUEPO Post Vanishes: Belated Self-Censorship or Threats From EPO Management?]</span>
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*[http://techrights.org/2015/07/11/battistelli-blocks-web-sites/ European Censorship: Tyrants of the EPO Blacklist Techrights, Web Site Not Accessible Office-Wide]
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*<span style="background-color: #aaeeff;">[http://techrights.org/2015/07/11/battistelli-blocks-web-sites/ European Censorship: Tyrants of the EPO Blacklist Techrights, Web Site Not Accessible Office-Wide]</span>
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*[http://techrights.org/2015/07/10/epo-appointments/ EPO Appointments: Standards of a Third World Country]
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*<span style="background-color: #bbeeff;">[http://techrights.org/2015/07/10/epo-appointments/ EPO Appointments: Standards of a Third World Country]</span>
*[http://techrights.org/2015/07/08/patent-scope-europe/ Europe Goes Down a Dark Route When It Comes to Patent Scope and Centralisation]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/07/08/patent-scope-europe/ Europe Goes Down a Dark Route When It Comes to Patent Scope and Centralisation]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/07/03/dodging-zagreb/ Amid Controversy, Political Scrutiny and Increased Media Pressure Željko Topić and Benoît Battistelli Allegedly Cancel Today’s Trip to Zagreb (Croatia) Where Topić Faces Many Criminal Charges]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/07/03/dodging-zagreb/ Amid Controversy, Political Scrutiny and Increased Media Pressure Željko Topić and Benoît Battistelli Allegedly Cancel Today’s Trip to Zagreb (Croatia) Where Topić Faces Many Criminal Charges]
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*[http://techrights.org/2015/06/24/newspapers-manipulation/ EPO Protest in Munich and Growing Unpopularity of EPO Management, Media Manipulation by the Management]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/06/24/newspapers-manipulation/ EPO Protest in Munich and Growing Unpopularity of EPO Management, Media Manipulation by the Management]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/06/22/isar-building-protest/ Demonstration Against European Patent Office Management in Munich This Wednesday]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/06/22/isar-building-protest/ Demonstration Against European Patent Office Management in Munich This Wednesday]
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*[http://techrights.org/2015/06/18/les-echos-epo-censorship/ French Newspaper Les Echos Censors Criticism of Benoît Battistelli and the EPO]
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*<span style="background-color: #aaeeff;">[http://techrights.org/2015/06/18/les-echos-epo-censorship/ French Newspaper Les Echos Censors Criticism of Benoît Battistelli and the EPO]</span>
*[http://techrights.org/2015/06/17/suepo-v-netherlands/ SUEPO to SUE Government of the Netherlands for Protecting the EPO’s Thugs]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/06/17/suepo-v-netherlands/ SUEPO to SUE Government of the Netherlands for Protecting the EPO’s Thugs]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/06/17/epo-draws-political-attention/ More Political Interventions in EPO Abuse Cases]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/06/17/epo-draws-political-attention/ More Political Interventions in EPO Abuse Cases]
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*[http://techrights.org/2015/06/09/epo-may-be-creating-its-own-lawless-nsa-or-gchq-with-control-risks-group-deal/ EPO May be Creating Its Own Lawless NSA (or GCHQ) With Control Risks Group Deal]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/06/09/epo-may-be-creating-its-own-lawless-nsa-or-gchq-with-control-risks-group-deal/ EPO May be Creating Its Own Lawless NSA (or GCHQ) With Control Risks Group Deal]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/06/08/epo-and-privatised-military/ The European Patent Office Has Become Militarised]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/06/08/epo-and-privatised-military/ The European Patent Office Has Become Militarised]
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*[http://techrights.org/2015/06/08/abusive-epo/ Spanish Media on Reign of Terror at EPO: Managerial Misconduct, Blocked E-mails (Censorship), and Abuse of Legal Immunity]
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*<span style="background-color: #aaeeff;">[http://techrights.org/2015/06/08/abusive-epo/ Spanish Media on Reign of Terror at EPO: Managerial Misconduct, Blocked E-mails (Censorship), and Abuse of Legal Immunity]</span>
*[http://techrights.org/2015/06/07/patent-bar-lowered/ The High Cost of Low Patent Bar at the EPO]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/06/07/patent-bar-lowered/ The High Cost of Low Patent Bar at the EPO]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/06/07/control-risks-group-epo/ Süddeutsche Zeitung Article About the EPO's Investigation Unit and Control Risks Group]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/06/07/control-risks-group-epo/ Süddeutsche Zeitung Article About the EPO's Investigation Unit and Control Risks Group]
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*[http://techrights.org/2015/06/06/censoring-critics/ EPO and Administrative Council Stall Criticism by Pretending to Negotiate With Staff Whilst Actually Attacking It]
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*<span style="background-color: #cceeff;">[http://techrights.org/2015/06/06/censoring-critics/ EPO and Administrative Council Stall Criticism by Pretending to Negotiate With Staff Whilst Actually Attacking It]</span>
*[http://techrights.org/2015/06/06/private-spying-complex/ EPO Officially Confirms That It Specifically Hired Control Risks Group (CRG) to Spy on Journalists and Their Sources]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/06/06/private-spying-complex/ EPO Officially Confirms That It Specifically Hired Control Risks Group (CRG) to Spy on Journalists and Their Sources]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/06/04/control-risks-epo-vs-media/ The EPO Sinks Deeper in a Scandal After Paying Public Money for Military-Connected Control Risks to Stalk Journalists and Staff]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/06/04/control-risks-epo-vs-media/ The EPO Sinks Deeper in a Scandal After Paying Public Money for Military-Connected Control Risks to Stalk Journalists and Staff]
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*[http://techrights.org/2015/02/15/danish-protest-english-translation/ English Translation of Article About Protest at Danish Consulate Over EPO Abuses]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/02/15/danish-protest-english-translation/ English Translation of Article About Protest at Danish Consulate Over EPO Abuses]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/02/11/uk-board-of-the-administrative-council/ EPO Staff to March to British Consulate to Protest Against the Administrative Council (AC)]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/02/11/uk-board-of-the-administrative-council/ EPO Staff to March to British Consulate to Protest Against the Administrative Council (AC)]
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*[http://techrights.org/2015/02/11/censorship-at-epo/ The EPO's Digital War (Censorship) Against Staff Web Site]
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*<span style="background-color: #aaeeff;">[http://techrights.org/2015/02/11/censorship-at-epo/ The EPO's Digital War (Censorship) Against Staff Web Site]</span>
*[http://techrights.org/2015/02/11/suepo-server-ddos/ Cyberattacks on SUEPO Server Raise More Questions]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/02/11/suepo-server-ddos/ Cyberattacks on SUEPO Server Raise More Questions]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/02/07/eplaw-protests-against-epo/ The European Patent Lawyers Association (EPLAW) is Again Protesting Against EPO as More Crackdowns by EPO Management Reveal Depth of Abuse]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/02/07/eplaw-protests-against-epo/ The European Patent Lawyers Association (EPLAW) is Again Protesting Against EPO as More Crackdowns by EPO Management Reveal Depth of Abuse]
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=== January ===
=== January ===
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*[http://techrights.org/2015/01/30/jesper-kongstad-protest-in-media/ Media Coverage of Demonstration Against Jesper Kongstad of the Administrative Council (EPO)]
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*<span style="background-color: #bbeeff;">[http://techrights.org/2015/01/30/jesper-kongstad-protest-in-media/ Media Coverage of Demonstration Against Jesper Kongstad of the Administrative Council (EPO)]</span>
*[http://techrights.org/2015/01/30/topic-audi/ Text of Ruling/Decision Against Željko Topić (Regarding Audi as a Bribe)]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/01/30/topic-audi/ Text of Ruling/Decision Against Željko Topić (Regarding Audi as a Bribe)]
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*[http://techrights.org/2015/01/29/an-estimated-1000-epo-employees-strong-legion-engulfs-danish-consulate-to-protest-jesper-kongstads-of-administrative-council-protection-of-benoit-battistelli/ An Estimated 1,000 EPO Employees-Strong Legion Engulfs Danish Consulate to Protest Jesper Kongstad's (of Administrative Council) Protection of Benoît Battistelli]
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*<span style="background-color: #bbeeff;">[http://techrights.org/2015/01/29/an-estimated-1000-epo-employees-strong-legion-engulfs-danish-consulate-to-protest-jesper-kongstads-of-administrative-council-protection-of-benoit-battistelli/ An Estimated 1,000 EPO Employees-Strong Legion Engulfs Danish Consulate to Protest Jesper Kongstad's (of Administrative Council) Protection of Benoît Battistelli]</span>
*[http://techrights.org/2015/01/28/defamation-claim-against-vesna-stilin-dismissed/ Breaking: EPO Vice-President Željko Topić Loses Defamation Case in Croatia]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/01/28/defamation-claim-against-vesna-stilin-dismissed/ Breaking: EPO Vice-President Željko Topić Loses Defamation Case in Croatia]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/01/24/epo-abuses-revisited/ As Battistelli Breaks the Rules and Topić Silences Staff, New European Parliament Petition for Tackling the EPO’s Abuses is Needed]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/01/24/epo-abuses-revisited/ As Battistelli Breaks the Rules and Topić Silences Staff, New European Parliament Petition for Tackling the EPO’s Abuses is Needed]
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*[http://techrights.org/2015/01/13/dennis-de-jong-battistelli/ Dutch MEP Dennis De Jong, Criticising Battistelli and Topić, Calls for Action Against EPO Management]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/01/13/dennis-de-jong-battistelli/ Dutch MEP Dennis De Jong, Criticising Battistelli and Topić, Calls for Action Against EPO Management]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/01/13/battistelli-bogeyman/ EPO Misdirections Debunked: Refuting Battistelli’s Nonsense and Bogeyman Theory]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/01/13/battistelli-bogeyman/ EPO Misdirections Debunked: Refuting Battistelli’s Nonsense and Bogeyman Theory]
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*[http://techrights.org/2015/01/11/jesper-kongstad-protest/ The EPO Connection Now a Liability as Administrative Council Has Become a Laughing Stock, Jesper Kongstad to be Targeted by EPO Staff Protests]
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*<span style="background-color: #bbeeff;">[http://techrights.org/2015/01/11/jesper-kongstad-protest/ The EPO Connection Now a Liability as Administrative Council Has Become a Laughing Stock, Jesper Kongstad to be Targeted by EPO Staff Protests]</span>
*[http://techrights.org/2015/01/06/epo-investigation-unit/ Investigation Unit a Complete Farce Inside the EPO]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/01/06/epo-investigation-unit/ Investigation Unit a Complete Farce Inside the EPO]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/01/04/rikard-frgacic-on-zeljko-topic/ Just in: Fresh Call From Croatia to Arrest EPO Vice-President Željko Topić]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/01/04/rikard-frgacic-on-zeljko-topic/ Just in: Fresh Call From Croatia to Arrest EPO Vice-President Željko Topić]
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*[http://techrights.org/2014/10/31/brimelow-and-battistelli/ The EPO Is More Corrupt Under Battistelli Than Under Alison Brimelow: Part VIII]
*[http://techrights.org/2014/10/31/brimelow-and-battistelli/ The EPO Is More Corrupt Under Battistelli Than Under Alison Brimelow: Part VIII]
*[http://techrights.org/2014/10/20/epo-public-relations-disaster/ The EPO’s Public Relations Disaster Amid Distrust From Within (and EPO Communications Chief Leaves): Part VII]
*[http://techrights.org/2014/10/20/epo-public-relations-disaster/ The EPO’s Public Relations Disaster Amid Distrust From Within (and EPO Communications Chief Leaves): Part VII]
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*[http://techrights.org/2014/10/14/battistelli-kongstad-and-topic/ The EPO’s Protection Triangle of Battistelli, Kongstad, and Topić: Part VI]
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*<span style="background-color: #bbeeff;">[http://techrights.org/2014/10/14/battistelli-kongstad-and-topic/ The EPO’s Protection Triangle of Battistelli, Kongstad, and Topić: Part VI]</span>
*[http://techrights.org/2014/10/07/balkan-standards-in-epo/ Benoît Battistelli’s Balkan Standards in EPO: Part V]
*[http://techrights.org/2014/10/07/balkan-standards-in-epo/ Benoît Battistelli’s Balkan Standards in EPO: Part V]
*[http://techrights.org/2014/09/29/epo-audit-mechanisms/ European Patent Office Disorganisation: Problems With the Audit Mechanisms – Part IV]
*[http://techrights.org/2014/09/29/epo-audit-mechanisms/ European Patent Office Disorganisation: Problems With the Audit Mechanisms – Part IV]
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== 2012 ==
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*[http://techrights.org/2012/09/30/uspto-censorship/ EPO Decides to Listen to Anti-Patents Stance, USPTO Censors It]
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*<span style="background-color: #aaeeff;">[http://techrights.org/2012/09/30/uspto-censorship/ EPO Decides to Listen to Anti-Patents Stance, USPTO Censors It]</span>
*[http://techrights.org/2012/03/01/google-fuels-the-epo/ Google Helps EPO Manage Monopolies, Unitary Patent Aided]
*[http://techrights.org/2012/03/01/google-fuels-the-epo/ Google Helps EPO Manage Monopolies, Unitary Patent Aided]
*[http://techrights.org/2012/01/21/epo-advisory-board/ EPO Advisory Board Likes Patents]
*[http://techrights.org/2012/01/21/epo-advisory-board/ EPO Advisory Board Likes Patents]

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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
  • Censorship
  • Conflict of Interest

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Special report on EPO

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