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The European Patent Organisation Discredits the European Patent System

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EPO do bad, me do nothingSummary: Today we've commenced a very long series that focuses on the infamous dog wagged by its own tail; it's called the European Patent Organisation and it's run by careless people, who are expected to ignore their duties

THE governance structure of the EPO is misleading; one is led to believe that there's an umbrella organisation representing many countries for the purpose of oversight, but in reality this body represents where Benoît Battistelli came from and where he installed a lapdog. Likewise, António Campinos is now bossing his former 'boss', who is in effect a former lapdog of Battistelli and for a little while a fake 'boss' of Campinos. Now he helps cover up crimes of both; he's also complicit in a share of his own. Before he was elevated to these positions we had repeatedly warned about his advocacy of European software patents (no, he is definitely not a coder!) and said he would likely serve the rogue status quo, in effect serving the "Mafia" in eastern Europe and elsewhere.



"Our reporting on misconduct in the EPO, with focus on the Organisation rather than the Office, will last until September (if not later)."The above video clip is the first about the new series. To avoid giving away any spoilers we begin with the very basics and some of the recent (very troubling) developments. It doesn't seem like patent policy is guided by constitutions and laws anymore. It seems to exist for no reason other than ensuring prevalence and proliferation of lawsuits. The so-called 'media' which covers the domain of patents is in the pockets of the 'lawsuits industry' -- an ever-aggravating issue which worsens as funding for reporters dries up.

Our reporting on misconduct in the EPO, with focus on the Organisation rather than the Office, will last until September (if not later). By the time the series is done we predict a bunch of face-saving statements/moves. The EU won't lift a finger, but the least we can do is inform the public and EPO stakeholders.

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