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President Biden Wants to Put Microsofter in Charge of the Patent Office, Soon to Penalise Patent Applicants Who Don’t Use Microsoft’s Proprietary Formats

Posted in IBM, Microsoft, Open XML, Patents at 8:24 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Microsoft and Kathi Vidal

IAM and Microsoft Kathi Vidal

Vidal profile

Summary: The tradition of GAFAM or GIAFAM inside the USPTO carries on (e.g. Kappos and Lee; Kappos lobbies for Microsoft and IBM, whereas Lee now works for Amazon/Bezos after a career at Google); it’s hard to believe anymore that the USPTO exists to serve innovators rather than aggressive monopolists, shielding their territory by patent threats (lawsuits or worse aggression) and cross-licensing that’s akin to a cartel

THE company known as “Microsoft” isn’t just some ordinary firm. It is widely reviled because it is uniquely malicious and outright criminal. It was founded and run by criminals.

What Microsoft is not: a software company. What Microsoft is: a cult, a military contractor, and an espionage partner of the NSA et al. It’s also a lingering, ongoing threat to national security. The company controlled by a very famous criminal (Gates) has caused massive financial damage to hundreds of countries.

“The company controlled by a very famous criminal (Gates) has caused massive financial damage to hundreds of countries.”A few days ago Patent Docs took note of the fact that in spite of the US patent office being hijacked by the Microsoft ‘cult’/’religion’ (it has the hallmark of entryism), OOXML being made almost compulsory (otherwise penalties!) is a move that’s being delayed. Did they curb implementation due to backlash? Who knows…

It is clear, however, that people are protesting. Some write to us about it.

It’s bad enough that Microsoft already controls (even illegally!) the EPO. The staff of the EPO is very unhappy about that!

“The Director chosen by President Obama would later lobby for IBM and Microsoft, going as far as exploiting a pandemic to push for software patents.”Now the Corporate President wants to put a person who worked for Microsoft part of the time… in charge of the US patent office, the world’s largest and most important patent office, which Microsoft relies on for blackmail of competitors, including GNU/Linux.

“Vidal has extensive experience as a patent litigator, and has represented companies including Microsoft Corp,” said this article a month ago. IAM spoke of a company or “plaintiff who sued Microsoft, another Vidal client.”

So President Biden wants to put a Microsofter in charge of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), just like President Obama put a deputy there who had come from Microsoft. The Director chosen by President Obama would later lobby for IBM and Microsoft, going as far as exploiting a pandemic to push for software patents.

A reader of ours, who uses GNU/Linux (Linux Mint I believe), decided to write about this (“letter to USPTO nominee and firm”), attributing the Microsoft capture to David Kappos although this OOXML scheme emanated from or started during Andrei Iancu‘s term.

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