06.21.17

The Administrative Tribunal of ILO Will Deliver EPO Judgments in Six Days

Posted in Europe, Patents at 9:45 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

But don’t hold your breath or expect justice, mostly because ILO helps the EPO cover up abuses these days and moreover maintain immunity (which ILO too enjoys)

Human trafficking and forced labour: A criticism of the International Labour Organisation
ILO isn’t without its share of critics. The above paper is from the Journal of Financial Crime, more or less echoing concerns of EPO staff representatives about ILO not being effective, therefore providing a false sense of hope (recourse to justice).

Summary: Despite its old age (nearly a century), ILO’s tradition when it comes to enforcing the law is anything but sterling, yet one can hope that it will stop its unproductive cat-and-mouse game with the EPO, where compliance is rare and actual judgments (not deferrals/referrals) are even rarer

THE Tribunal’s next judgments will soon arrive. They will come at an unfortunate time/date. It’s a good opportunity or convenient time for the EPO‘s management to bury the news under the auspices of the AC meeting.

“Quite a few EPO employees are affected by these judgments, not just the complainants (directly), so we will cover these as soon as possible (shortly after they become publicly available).”ILO will also speak about these judgments (including on EPO, which takes up the lion’s share of their capacity) next week, in this 124th session that is described in ILO’s site as follows: “The Tribunal’s judgments will be announced in public on Wednesday, 28 June 2017 at 3pm at the ILO (Room XI, floor R2). Complainants, their counsels and the defendants’ agents may attend, but they are not required to do so. The texts of the judgments will be sent to the parties by post.”

“We rarely ever covered scandals where people’s lives were literally at stake.”Quite a few EPO employees are affected by these judgments, not just the complainants (directly), so we will cover these as soon as possible (shortly after they become publicly available). We recently became increasingly focused on the EPO because the situation at the EPO is still costing lives of people, as we last noted last night. We rarely ever covered scandals where people’s lives were literally at stake. ILO, as we noted a month ago, seems increasingly complicit [1, 2]. We are therefore very committed to continuing coverage (scrutiny).

It is meanwhile being reported to us (for a number of weeks now) that in some locations in Europe, other than the EPO’s ‘islands’ (operating outside the Rule of Law), our Web site is no longer accessible (some EPO people cannot reach the site even from home, irrespective of the device used and it’s a longterm problem). If any readers have experienced the same thing, please report this to us. We are trying to determine is some sort of cryptic censorship is gradually creeping in.

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