06.07.21

The EPO’s Censorship of Stakeholders is a Misguided Case of Digging One’s Own Grave

Posted in Europe, Patents at 8:28 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

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Summary: Burying truth is an awful long-term strategy; The abuses of the EPO and the lack of justice (inherently rooted in the EPO’s very own tribunals system) have become highly visible for all to see, even stakeholders; the panicky management of the EPO is playing with fire now that it has begun censoring what stakeholders themselves are saying

THERE is a rapidly-deepening crisis at the EPO right now. No wonder the Office hasn’t said a single thing this month (it’s not because of some public holiday) and António Campinos seems to have mostly vanished.

“Where’s the government of Germany?”Over time, we predict, more stakeholders will step away from the EPO, seeing that the EPO even censors their briefs now. As if they’re a hostile force or something (rather than genuinely concerned stakeholders)…

EPO helped me sell 'brexit'
EPO isn’t an EU institution, but it helps discredit the EU and thus harms European unity

To me, personally, European software patents were the last straw, but that was before it became abundantly apparent that the EPO became a madhouse and judges had lost their independence because of Benoît Battistelli.

Just pretend not to see EPO abusesWhere’s the government of Germany? Where's the German media?

“Seems that good ol’ Merkel isn’t that happy with the EPO,” one reader told us, citing this article from 7-8 months ago. This isn’t good for CDU / CSU, as AfD already exploited resentment against the UPC and it contributes to the idea that CDU / CSU don’t care about lawfulness, only money. The reader also noted that: “The alicantisation started short after Campinos nomination. All this mafia is a nuisance to the EPO, to the staff, to Europe, to the inventors and to the public.”

Yo António. It's good to be above the law.
António Campinos is the ‘bin Salman’ of Europe

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