Bonum Certa Men Certa

António Campinos Racing Towards Zero Percent (Popularity/Approval Rates), a Lot Lower Than Lukashenko

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Summary: Mr. "F" (António 'F.' Campinos) doesn't give an "F", but his own staff and EPO stakeholders have no faith in him; now that examiners engage in industrial action it'll drag down his Office, which will fail to fake its supposed 'success' (measured in terms of fake patents granted en masse, irrespective of quality and compliance with the EPC)

THE SIGNS of the EPO's rot are impossible to hide anymore. It was really bad under Benoît Battistelli and stakeholders are noticing that it's just as bad if not worse under António Campinos. The media's apathy is the problem; it is intentionally not covering the EPO situation and blunders.

In the video above I show some of the comments here. The comments are quite revealing and the UPC too gets blasted, along with the EPO (for violating the EPC). The Kluwer Patent Blog is crawling at a pace just 3 posts in one month (we mentioned this slowdown earlier this year), but this latest article ("Deepening social tensions and an ‘extremely hostile’ president at the EPO") got SUEPO's attention. "Translations are available in German and French," they say...

Where's the French and German media? Too busy writing about celebrities?

"It's going to be mayhem for Mr. "F" as 2 years ago only 3% of the respondents said they could trust him."The article in question explains that António 'F.' Campinos is throwing F bombs at staff. This shows that he's desperate and sees no other way forward. "The EPO staff survey is extended until Sunday, May 8, at 5 pm," according to SUEPO (EPO union), so there's another 72 (or so) hours for staff to participate, even staff that's not a member of SUEPO.

"In a letter dated April 28, 2022, the Office exceptionally agrees to authorize the sending of mass emails regarding the Technologia Staff Survey organized by SUEPO with the assistance of the CSC," SUEPO wrote. "For this reason, the closing of the survey will be postponed until Sunday, May 8 at 5 pm."

It's going to be mayhem for Mr. "F" as 2 years ago only 3% of the respondents said they could trust him. Has he sunk to 0% even faster than Battistelli? You can f***ing bet on it, but let's see how many respondents are included in this survey.

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