Well... all this is making the popcorn sellers happy. I just feel like we're watching a really, really bad movie being played out here and it's not going to end well for someone. Anyway... like watching a train wreck... can't not watch.
The attempt to dismiss a patent judge from his position – including unsubstantiated claims that he possessed Nazi memorabilia – has led to fierce formal criticism of the president of the European Patent Office (EPO). The EPO's independent Boards of Appeal published a report [PDF] Thursday in which it decided not to dismiss the …
Friday 24th June 2016 02:45 GMT Youngone
Friday 24th June 2016 07:15 GMT Pascal Monett
Friday 24th June 2016 10:58 GMT Intractable Potsherd
Apologies to people working at the EPO
I recently posted a question on http://forums.theregister.co.uk/forum/1/2016/06/01/epos_boards_of_appeal_rail_against_king_battistelli/ in good faith asking if the issue was more about a new broom challenging established poor working practices. Whilst the question still has some validity, I apologise to people working at the EPO for doubting the resistance to what he is doing - Battistelli is bat-shit crazy, and you must be really unhappy to be working under such conditions. I hope you get your wish to be rid of him before he causes irreparable damage.