“EPO President Battistelli – a man who simultaneously acted “as accuser, prosecutor and judge”, says the EPO-FLIER Team.

The EPO-FLIER Team is a “group of concerned staff who wish to remain anonymous due to the prevailing harsh social climate and absence of the rule of law” at the European Patent Office (EPO).”


The EPO’s current president, Mr Battistelli will long be remembered for riding roughshod over staff’s rights and for his acts of revenge against anyone who tried to stop him. Simultaneously acting as accuser, prosecutor and judge, he could count on the zealous assistance of PD-HR. His brutal management methods have transformed a former model international civil service organisation into an Orwellian dystopia …


20180612 – EPO – Flier 37 – Battistelli’s record