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== 2014 ==
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*<span style="background-color: #11ffaa;">[http://techrights.org/2014/12/06/battistelli-throws-a-fit/ EPO Imploding: Battistelli Throws a Fit at EPO’s Investigation Unit]</span>
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*<span style="background-color: #eebbcc;">[http://techrights.org/2014/11/06/epo-and-upc-in-europe/ EPO and UPC in Europe Now the Hope of Patent Maximalists, China Too is Assimilating]</span>
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*<span style="background-color: #11ffaa;">[http://techrights.org/2014/12/07/battistelli-audio/ EPO Scandal: Benoît Battistelli's Arrogance Recognised by European Delegations]</span>
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*<span style="background-color: #11ffaa;">[http://techrights.org/2014/12/08/epo-staff-is-demonstrating/ EPO Staff Protests Today and Protested Last Week, Targeting Corruption in the Institution]</span>
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*<span style="background-color: #dafada;">[http://techrights.org/2014/12/09/exclusive-eboa/ Exclusive: The Enlarged Board of Appeal Complains About Battistelli’s Corrupt Management to the Administrative Council]</span>
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*<span style="background-color: #11ffaa;">[http://techrights.org/2014/12/09/epo-revolt/ Protests Against EPO Corruption Approach 1,000 in Attendance]</span>
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*<span style="background-color: #11ffaa;">[http://techrights.org/2014/12/11/epo-staff-backlash/ Rolling of Heads Likely Imminent at EPO]</span>
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*<span style="background-color: #11ffaa;">[http://techrights.org/2014/12/12/battistelli-regime-in-papers/ Dreaming of a Just Christmas: When a Third of EPO Walks Out to Revolt and European Judges Attack the EPO Over Abuses]</span>
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*<span style="background-color: #ccffee;">[http://techrights.org/2014/12/28/frederic-angermann-et-al/ EPO Corruption: Battistelli Augments His ‘Loyals’ Circle With Frederic Angermann and Charm Offensive in Patent Lawyers’ Sites]</span>
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*<span style="background-color: #ffaa88;">[http://techrights.org/2014/12/28/complaint-about-epo/ EPO Breaking News: The European Parliament Dismisses Complaint About EPO Abuses]</span>
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*<span style="background-color: #eeffaa;">[http://techrights.org/2014/12/31/suepo-battistelli/ EPO Staff Protests to Continue in the New Year, Techrights to Release New Material]</span>
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=== Special report on EPO ===
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[[Image:Topic.png|border|thumb|Željko Topić received a top job (Vice-President) alongside Benoît Battistelli in spite of notoriety and many ongoing criminal charges in his home country, Croatia]]
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*<span style="background-color: #bbffa1;">[http://techrights.org/2015/02/15/rickard-frgacic-sipo-epo-topic-affair/ The Case of Rikard Frgacic Versus the Croatian SIPO: Allegation of Corruption in Relation to Trademark Reassignment Under Željko Topić’s Watch: Part XVI]</span>
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*<span style="background-color: #bbffa1;">[http://techrights.org/2015/02/11/zeljko-topic-kopcic-and-sanader/ Corruption at the Croatian State Intellectual Property Office Which Željko Topić Came From: Part XV]</span>
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*<span style="background-color: #ccd1ee;">[http://techrights.org/2015/02/08/call-for-additional-evidence/ The EPO Shaken by Croatian Revelations: Part XIV]</span>
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*<span style="background-color: #ccd1ee;">[http://techrights.org/2015/02/08/ivan-kabalin-case/ The EPO’s Vice-President Željko Topić and the Case of Ivan Kabalin: Part XIII]</span>
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*<span style="background-color: #11ffaa;">[http://techrights.org/2014/12/11/france-vs-battistelli/ France Gets Involved in Battistelli's Abuses in the EPO - Part XII]</span>
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*<span style="background-color: #ccd1ee;">[http://techrights.org/2014/11/23/stilin-vs-topic/ Vesna Stilin’s Remarks on Željko Topić: Part XI]</span>
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*<span style="background-color: #ccd1ee;">[http://techrights.org/2014/11/16/six-criminal-lawsuits-against-zeljko-topic/ Special Report: Many Criminal Charges Against EPO Vice-President Željko Topić]</span>
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*<span style="background-color: #dafada;">[http://techrights.org/2014/11/16/authoritarian-epo/ How the EPO’s Executive Branch (Battistelli and Topić) Banned Scrutiny and Created Authoritarian Model of Control: Part X]</span>
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*<span style="background-color: #11ffaa;">[http://techrights.org/2014/11/01/how-to-complain-about-the-epo-to-national-delegations-in-europe-part-ix/ How to Complain About the EPO to National Delegations in Europe: Part IX]</span>
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*<span style="background-color: #11ffaa;">[http://techrights.org/2014/10/31/brimelow-and-battistelli/ The EPO Is More Corrupt Under Battistelli Than Under Alison Brimelow: Part VIII]</span>
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*<span style="background-color: #11ffaa;">[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]</span>
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*<span style="background-color: #bbd1ff;">[http://techrights.org/2014/10/14/battistelli-kongstad-and-topic/ The EPO’s Protection Triangle of Battistelli, Kongstad, and Topić: Part VI]</span>
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*<span style="background-color: #bbffa1;">[http://techrights.org/2014/10/07/balkan-standards-in-epo/ Benoît Battistelli’s Balkan Standards in EPO: Part V]</span>
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*<span style="background-color: #dafada;">[http://techrights.org/2014/09/29/epo-audit-mechanisms/ European Patent Office Disorganisation: Problems With the Audit Mechanisms – Part IV]</span>
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*<span style="background-color: #bbffa1;">[http://techrights.org/2014/09/22/battistelli-audit-explained/ European Patent Office/Organisation – Suspicion of Improper Collusion Between EPO President and Chairman of the Administrative Council: Part III]</span>
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*<span style="background-color: #bbffa1;">[http://techrights.org/2014/09/15/benoit-battistelli-epo/ Željko Topić, Benoît Battistelli, and the European Patent Office (EPO): Part II]</span>
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*<span style="background-color: #11ffaa;">[http://techrights.org/2014/09/08/topic-epo/ Suspicion of High-Level Corruption at the European Patent Office (EPO): Part I]</span>
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== 2013 ==
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*<span style="background-color: #eebbcc;">[http://techrights.org/2013/05/30/epo-monopoly-scope/ The EPO Has Gone Rogue, Disregards the Law]</span>
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*<span style="background-color: #ddddff;">[http://techrights.org/2013/03/31/unitary-patent-and-epo/ With Unitary Patent Scheme, EPO Pushes Hard for Software Patenting (More Leech Income)]</span>
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== 2012 ==
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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>
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*<span style="background-color: #eebbcc;">[http://techrights.org/2012/03/01/google-fuels-the-epo/ Google Helps EPO Manage Monopolies, Unitary Patent Aided]</span>
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*<span style="background-color: #eebbcc;">[http://techrights.org/2012/01/21/epo-advisory-board/ EPO Advisory Board Likes Patents]</span>
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== 2011 ==
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*<span style="background-color: #ddddff;">[http://techrights.org/2011/12/28/support-for-software-patents-in-europe/ EPO and Other Lawyers-dominated Circles Push for Software Patenting]</span>
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*<span style="background-color: #eebbcc;">[http://techrights.org/2011/09/17/letters-from-japan/ Cablegate: USPTO, JPO, and EPO Prepare a Global Patent System]</span>
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*<span style="background-color: #99ccaa;">[http://techrights.org/2011/08/12/epo-vs-uspto/ EPO More Popular/Responsive Than the USPTO]</span>
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*<span style="background-color: #eebbcc;">[http://techrights.org/2011/10/07/epo-and-other-lobbyists/ EU Patent Failing to Materialise, But EPO and Politicians Begin to Overstep Their Line of Authority to Intervene]</span>
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*<span style="background-color: #eebbcc;">[http://techrights.org/2011/06/07/fallacy-re-a-rise-in-patents/ EPO Thinks More Patent Business (Filings) is a Good Thing, US Commerce Secretary Realises it is Not]</span>
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== 2010 ==
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*<span style="background-color: #eebbcc;">[http://techrights.org/2010/10/21/uspto-inspired-swpats-issue/ US Patent Colonisation: EPO Promotes Machine Translation, New Zealand Still Resistant]</span>
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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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*<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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*<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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*<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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*<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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*<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>
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== 2009 ==
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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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*<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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*<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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*<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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*<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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*<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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*<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;">
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*<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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== 2008 ==
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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>
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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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*<span style="background-color: #11ffaa;">[http://techrights.org/2008/09/19/epo-crisis/ The EPO Crisis and Microsoft’s Patent Trolls]</span>
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*<span style="background-color: #eebbcc;">[http://techrights.org/2008/04/10/epo-patent-numbers-decrease/ Patents Roundup: EPO Patent Numbers Decrease; Bilski Revisited]</span>
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*<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 13:52, 29 April 2020

Scope Repression Labour Above the law Credibility
Software (abstract) patents Institutional abuse Staff deaths/suicides Ignoring court orders or due process Budgetary issues
Patents on life Censorship/Gagging Crushing protests Crushing oversight or other branches Reputation issues (EU)
Patent maximalism/UPC DDOS Union-busting Character assassination/Defamation Favouritism/Nepotism
Patent trolls Legal bullying Abolishing workers' rights Propaganda/Misinformation/Paying the media Conflict of interest/Dubious connections
Systemic synthesis Illegal surveillance State within a state Alleged bribery Organisational crisis

Contents

2014

Special report on EPO

Željko Topić received a top job (Vice-President) alongside Benoît Battistelli in spite of notoriety and many ongoing criminal charges in his home country, Croatia
Željko Topić received a top job (Vice-President) alongside Benoît Battistelli in spite of notoriety and many ongoing criminal charges in his home country, Croatia


2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

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