03.13.16

Benjamin Henrion’s (FFII) FOSDEM Talk About UPC and Software Patents in Europe

Posted in Europe, Patents at 12:06 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Summary: A streamable and patents-free version of the video taken at Benjamin Henrion’s recent presentation in Brussels

THE EPO under the current management is trying to improve its bunk 'results' by expanding patent scope and bringing software patents to Europe. We have been writing about this for a number of years and warned about the UPC (and its previous incarnations) for well over half a decade.

Benjamin Henrion, President of the FFII, finally noted that a video of his FOSDEM talk had been produced/uploaded. We have converted that into Ogg format for streaming over one’s browser without heavily-patented formats such as MPEG. The video was taken from afar, but the audio quality is probably decent enough to be useful. As we noted before, the slides can be found right here [PDF].


We are still working to produce (encode) videos of the Kontrovers program which evidently scares EPO management because it exposes its role in the negative workspace atmosphere, including at least some of the suicides.

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2 Comments

  1. Needs Sunlight said,

    March 13, 2016 at 2:25 pm

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    The slides are good, but is there a corresponding transcript of Benjamin Henrion’s presentation? He’s off-mic the whole time and the sound quality makes it very hard to hear. I

    Dr. Roy Schestowitz Reply:

    I shall ask him online…

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