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*[http://techrights.org/2010/10/21/uspto-inspired-swpats-issue/ US Patent Colonisation: EPO Promotes Machine Translation, New Zealand Still Resistant]
*[http://techrights.org/2010/10/21/uspto-inspired-swpats-issue/ US Patent Colonisation: EPO Promotes Machine Translation, New Zealand Still Resistant]
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/08/13/epo-swpats-and-ecj/ “EPO Still Operating in a Vacuum”]
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*<span style="background-color: #11ffaa;">[http://techrights.org/2010/08/13/epo-swpats-and-ecj/ “EPO Still Operating in a Vacuum”]</span>
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/07/28/public-participation-uspto/ USPTO Wants Feedback About Post-Bilski Guidelines, EPO Might Let Monsanto Patent Life]
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*<span style="background-color: #bbbbcc;">[http://techrights.org/2010/07/28/public-participation-uspto/ USPTO Wants Feedback About Post-Bilski Guidelines, EPO Might Let Monsanto Patent Life]</span>
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/06/18/swpats-candidates-for-deletion/ Lessons to the UK-IPO and EPO, Courtesy of USPTO Failure]
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*<span style="background-color: #ddddff;">[http://techrights.org/2010/06/18/swpats-candidates-for-deletion/ Lessons to the UK-IPO and EPO, Courtesy of USPTO Failure]</span>
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/05/17/eboa-disappoints/ Backlash Against The European Patent Office (EPO), The Extended Board of Appeal (EBoA), and Trolls-Friendly Patent Systems]
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*<span style="background-color: #ddddff;">[http://techrights.org/2010/05/17/eboa-disappoints/ Backlash Against The European Patent Office (EPO), The Extended Board of Appeal (EBoA), and Trolls-Friendly Patent Systems]</span>
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/03/16/brainwash-from-bsa/ BSA Blames Lack of Patents for Europe Being ‘Behind’, EPO Loses €2 Million in Kaupthing Bankruptcy]
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*<span style="background-color: #ccffbb;">[http://techrights.org/2010/03/16/brainwash-from-bsa/ BSA Blames Lack of Patents for Europe Being ‘Behind’, EPO Loses €2 Million in Kaupthing Bankruptcy]</span>
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*[http://techrights.org/2010/03/05/patents-on-hotdogs/ Patents Roundup: USPTO Grants Patents on Hotdogs and Harbours Pyramid Schemes, EPO in Transition, and Apple Turns Nasty]
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*<span style="background-color: #11ffaa;">[http://techrights.org/2010/03/05/patents-on-hotdogs/ Patents Roundup: USPTO Grants Patents on Hotdogs and Harbours Pyramid Schemes, EPO in Transition, and Apple Turns Nasty]</span>
== 2009 ==
== 2009 ==
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*[http://techrights.org/2009/06/09/epo-publishes-swpats-info/ What on Earth is the EPO Doing?]
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*<span style="background-color: #ddddff;">[http://techrights.org/2009/06/09/epo-publishes-swpats-info/ What on Earth is the EPO Doing?]</span>
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*[http://techrights.org/2009/06/05/epo-not-for-european-citizens/ The EPO Does Not Work for European Citizens]
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*<span style="background-color: #bbffa1;">[http://techrights.org/2009/06/05/epo-not-for-european-citizens/ The EPO Does Not Work for European Citizens]</span>
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*[http://techrights.org/2009/05/10/epo-in-state-of-turmoil/ EPO in State of Turmoil, Patents Kill]
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*<span style="background-color: #11ffaa;">[http://techrights.org/2009/05/10/epo-in-state-of-turmoil/ EPO in State of Turmoil, Patents Kill]</span>
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*[http://techrights.org/2009/05/09/epo-and-swiss-criminalisation/ EPO and the Swiss Department of Justice Want to Make Some Free Software a Crime]
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*<span style="background-color: #ddddff;">[http://techrights.org/2009/05/09/epo-and-swiss-criminalisation/ EPO and the Swiss Department of Justice Want to Make Some Free Software a Crime]</span>
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*[http://techrights.org/2009/05/08/alison-brimelow-to-leave-epo/ Goodbye, Alison Brimelow (EPO President)]
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*<span style="background-color: #11ffaa;">[http://techrights.org/2009/05/08/alison-brimelow-to-leave-epo/ Goodbye, Alison Brimelow (EPO President)]</span>
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*[http://techrights.org/2009/03/17/epo-selling-out-swpats/ Is the EPO Selling Out to Microsoft?]
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*<span style="background-color: #bbffa1;">[http://techrights.org/2009/03/17/epo-selling-out-swpats/ Is the EPO Selling Out to Microsoft?]</span>
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*[http://techrights.org/2009/04/20/microsoft-csiro-patent-hawk/ Patents Roundup: Microsoft, CSIRO, Patent Hawk, and “Corrupt, Malicious” EPO]
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*<span style="background-color: #11ffaa;">[http://techrights.org/2009/04/20/microsoft-csiro-patent-hawk/ Patents Roundup: Microsoft, CSIRO, Patent Hawk, and “Corrupt, Malicious” EPO]<span style="background-color: #11ffaa;">
*<span style="background-color: #ddddff;">[http://techrights.org/2009/03/20/community-patent-back-door-epo/ European Patent Office Continues March for Software Patents]</span>
*<span style="background-color: #ddddff;">[http://techrights.org/2009/03/20/community-patent-back-door-epo/ European Patent Office Continues March for Software Patents]</span>
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*<span style="background-color: #ddddff;">[http://techrights.org/2008/11/14/enlarged-board-of-appeal-epo/ Alison Brimelow (EPO) Criticised for Referral to Enlarged Board of Appeal]</span>
*<span style="background-color: #ddddff;">[http://techrights.org/2008/11/14/enlarged-board-of-appeal-epo/ Alison Brimelow (EPO) Criticised for Referral to Enlarged Board of Appeal]</span>
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*[http://techrights.org/2008/11/01/patent-problems-overview/ Patent Problems: Google Unresolved, Bilski Resolved, EPO to be Resolved?]
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*<span style="background-color: #11ffaa;">[http://techrights.org/2008/11/01/patent-problems-overview/ Patent Problems: Google Unresolved, Bilski Resolved, EPO to be Resolved?]</span>
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*[http://techrights.org/2008/09/19/epo-crisis/ The EPO Crisis and Microsoft’s Patent Trolls]
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*<span style="background-color: #11ffaa;">[http://techrights.org/2008/09/19/epo-crisis/ The EPO Crisis and Microsoft’s Patent Trolls]</span>
*[http://techrights.org/2008/04/10/epo-patent-numbers-decrease/ Patents Roundup: EPO Patent Numbers Decrease; Bilski Revisited]
*[http://techrights.org/2008/04/10/epo-patent-numbers-decrease/ Patents Roundup: EPO Patent Numbers Decrease; Bilski Revisited]
*<span style="background-color: #ddddff;">[http://techrights.org/2008/02/06/epo-uspto-sad-state/ Software Patents Roundup: EPO, USPTO and Acacia]</span>
*<span style="background-color: #ddddff;">[http://techrights.org/2008/02/06/epo-uspto-sad-state/ Software Patents Roundup: EPO, USPTO and Acacia]</span>

Revision as of 23:32, 30 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 (abstract) patents
  • Patents on life
  • Patent maximalism/UPC
  • Institutional abuse
  • Censorship/Gagging
  • Conflict of interest/Dubious connections
  • Alleged bribery
  • Favouritism/Nepotism
  • DDOS
  • Staff suicides
  • Crushing protests
  • Union-busting
  • Illegal surveillance
  • Ignoring court orders
  • Legal bullying
  • Crushing oversight or other branches
  • Propaganda/Misinformation
  • Budgetary issues
  • Character assassination/Defamation
  • Abolishing workers' rights
  • Organisational crisis


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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