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Wednesday, September 4, 2013

SYNERGY OF SCANDALS: OBAMA’S PATENT OFFICE REFUSES TO FOLLOW THE LAW

On Jan. 21, 2009, Mr. Obama swore to uphold the Constitution of the United States of America
On Jan. 21, 2009, Mr. Obama swore with his hand on Abraham Lincoln's Bible to uphold the Constitution of the United States of America. Photo: SFGate/Getty

Sub-Scandal 1: Obama’s friends conceal required judicial disclosures in Leader v. Facebook

Sub-Scandal 2: Patent judges formerly employed by Facebook stakeholders TRY to kill off Leader’s 10-year old patent BY UNVARNISHED FIAT

Sub-Scandal 3: Patent Office is protecting its 15,000 "likes" on Facebook too, along with Obama's 47 million

Sub-Scandal 4: Director Kappos hides Facebook stock behind deceptive ethics wording


Contributing Writers | OPINION | AMERICANS FOR INNOVATION | Updated Sep. 6, 2013 | PDF

(Sep. 4, 2013)—An Indiana businesswoman, undeterred by Patent Office stonewalling and lying, pressed the Patent Office last week to cough up financial reports and background information on Patent Office employees involved in Leader v. Facebook. She filed an appeal to her first request (CLICK HERE), and also a second request (CLICK HERE).

Remarkably, like the IRS, the Patent Office blanked out most of its disclosure (also see previous post), including every reference to Microsoft and Facebook. The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) officer herself, attorney Kathryn Siehndel, failed to disclose her prior employment with Facebook’s lawyer in Leader v. Facebook, White & Case LLP.

Nonsensically, the Patent Office is claiming that they have no documents on their handling of the politically-motivated Leader v. Facebook 3rd patent reexamination.

The litany of Patent Office indiscretions is embarrassing. We see patent judges and personnel formerly employed by Facebook stakeholders pretending to be impartial. We see Director David J. Kappos encouraging his 10,000 employees to “like” the Patent Office Facebook page—before the Leader v. Facebook trial even began!

The Indiana businesswoman appealed the Patent Office’s refusal to provide even the most basic public information required by U.S. laws, like The Ethics in Government Act 5 CFR Part 2634 and 5 U.S.C. app. 4 §§ 101-111: Public financial disclosure requirements. That law identifies “an administrative law [Patent Office] judge” specifically.

The President and his cronies ignore inconvenient property laws

The Executive and Judicial Branches are evidently marching down a path where laws unhelpful to their agenda are simply ignored. The ship of state is listing badly, and the People’s body (Congress) must fix this mess. It appears that Congress must pass legislation to override the massively corrupt Leader v. Facebook decision.

Director Kappos' Ethics Agreement revealS Facebook relationships & slippery promises
David J. Kappos Ethics in Government Pledge, Jun. 02, 2009

Fig. 1—Patent Office David J. Kappos promised to disqualify himself in matters where his personal interests (like Fidelity-managed IBM personal pension funds) interfered with his impartiality.

Kappos ignored this pledge in ordering the 3rd reexamination of Leader Technologies' U.S. Pat. No. 7,139,761, even though his Fidelity Investments friends, incl. Robert Ketterson, are heavily invested in stock and relationships with Facebook and its largest shareholder, James W. Breyer, Accel Partners LLP. See David J. Kappos Ethics Pledge.[01]

(Sep. 9, 2013)—AFI has just obtained documents from the U.S. Office of Government Ethics regarding Patent Office Director David J. Kappos (CLICK HERE).

Kappos exhibits detailed knowlege of his investment portfolio, including the composition of his 401K plan funds. Tellingly, while he ostensibly divested himself of his IBM holdings, he continued to hold his "IBM Personal Pension Plan" managed by Fidelity Investments during his employment at the Patent Office. However, he did not disclose the composition of the Fidelity account, as he had just done for his 401K fund. That disclosure would have included Facebook by 2011. Kappos ordered Leader's 3rd reexam after Facebook came into his Fidelity portfolio.[01]

Fidelity's head of technology funds, Robert Ketterson, is a long-time business partner and venture capital associate of Facebook's largest shareholder and director, James W. Breyer, Accel Partners LLP. Notably, every federal judge in Leader v. Facebook held Fidelity investments containing Facebook holdings. Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. held eleven (11) and Delaware District Court Judge Leonard P. Stark held eight (8) Fidelity Investment funds notoriously holding Facebook shares prior to the IPO. Justice Roberts even failed to disclose that he mentors Facebook's appeals attorney Thomas G. Hungar, Gibson Dunn LLP. All roads appear to lead to Fidelity, Ketterson, Justice Roberts, Judge Stark, Attorney-in-Chief Hungar, Breyer and Accel Partners in Kappos' conflict of interest shell game.

US Patent Office Director David J. Kappos on Facebook

Fig. 2—U.S. Patent Office Director David J. Kappos states that he is "entitled" to hold stock in Facebook (and reap the IPO rewards) via his IBM/Fidelity investments. Will such deceptive lawyering keep him out of jail? Does it pass the reasonable person smell test? Will current patent judges continue to support this corruption? Those judges and employees include Siu, MacDonald, Hughes, Petravick, Moore, Timm, Siehndel, Examiner Deandra Hughes and members of the the Federal Circuit "old boy" clerks club A.F.L.C.T.A.C.A.F.C.*([01]

* Assoc. of Former Law Clerks and Technical Assistants for the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

[Editorial: Would the A.F.L.C.T.A.C.A.F.C. be analogous to an Assoc. of Former Managers-in-Training of McDonald's Corporation? This silly, self-serving association is very evidently a fifth column. These Patent Office judges gave themselves a vehicle to pursue hidden Federal Circuit agendas inside the Patent Office—all without accountability or transparency. Their former bosses must be pleased. This association destroys the separation of powers.]

Readers should note the clever wording shift in Kappos' ethics statement. In paragraphs three and four, he promises "I will not participate personally and substantially in any particular matter that has a direct and predictable effect on the financial interests of any holding in these funds [/ of IBM.]"

However, not to be missed is the shift in his promise regarding his Fidelity-managed pension fund: "I will not participate personally or subtantially in any particular matter that has a direct and predictable effect on the ability or willingness of IBM to provide the distributions to which I am entitled." Note this entitlement wording.

This wording can be made to say whatever one wants. Why would he promise not to interfere in IBM's ability to pay him? Tellingly, this clause sidesteps his promise in the previous paragraphs not to participate in "the financial interests of any holding in these funds" ... like Facebook.

Despite his promise to the American people to conduct himself ethically, Kappos nonetheless ordered his patent office judges to reexamine Leader's patent for a third time, and kill it off, after Facebook was found guilty of infringement on 11 of 11 counts. Such an act would benefit IBM and Fidelity Investments, and therefore, him personally. By then he failed to disclose that he was relying heavily on Facebook to show his photo and send messages to his 10,000 Patent Office employees—as his primary vehicle for his agency-wide newsletter to which he invited everyone to visit daily. (See previous post.) His clear duty was to recuse himself.

That reexamination is ongoing because Leader's lawyers enhanced the claims to avoid Kappos' henchmen. The chief judge he assigned, Stephen C. Siu, worked for Facebook stakeholders, IBM and Microsoft. This conduct shows Kappos' readiness to practice deceptive lawyering. The old saying is "a fish rots from the head." What other damage has Kappos' deceptiveness caused? We have already seen that his FOIA counsel is willing to make false statements to protect her boss.

America Invents Act  or President Steals for His Cronies Act?

Kappos championed Obama's much ballyhooed America Invests Act (AIA). Does it contain the same slippery lawyering? We have concluded that AIA contains the same Orwellian doublespeak that we are finding under every rock in the Leader v. Facebook scandal. Inventors beware. The U.S. Patent Office has become a minefield for real inventors.

Administration’s misconduct is unprecedented, but was contemplated by the Founders

Perhaps never before in history have we seen an entire 10,000-person agency of government like the Patent Office conflicted out of adjudicating a case (if they all “liked” Facebook, then they cannot be unbiased).

Perhaps never before have we seen more than a half-dozen federal judges corrupted by their holdings in a litigant like Facebook. Indeed, these judges have recused themselves before for far less serious conflicts, so they cannot plead ignorance.

The Founders contemplated such dire threats to the Constitution. Those procedures must now be followed. If not now, when? Enough sins to convict these scoundrels many times over have already been proven publicly. If we allow patent property to be stolen by such corruption, then the U.S. Constitution will not be worth the paper it is written on.

Every concerned American is encouraged to write your representatives, and file your own Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests. Send the signal to these corrupted institutions that this conduct will not be tolerated.

Ask Congress to order Leader’s property returned, and to ban Facebook from using Leader’s innovations. This lawlessness among our branches of government must be stopped.

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6 comments:

  1. Thiel came to make his investment: former Napster and Plaxo employee Sean Parker,
    Thiel, whom he knew from their PayPal days (both Hoffman and Thiel are considered members of the PayPal Mafia).
    Thiel met Parker and Mark Zuckerberg, the Harvard college student
    Thiel and Zuckerberg got along well
    Thiel agreed to lead Facebook's seed round with $500,000
    Hoffman and Mark Pincus also participated in the round. The investment was originally in the form of a convertible note,
    As a board member Thiel was not actively involved in Facebook's day-to-day decision making.??. According to Sarah Lacy,
    Thiel's main advice to Zuckerberg in their initial years was "Just don’t fuck it up."
    But Sarah Lacy was not in the loop she was just a trophy for zuckerberg to play with

    Hoffman and Mark Pincus you new that facebook was stolen.
    On October 31, 2009, Michael Arrington of TechCrunch said that Zynga intentionally worked with scam advertisers In the speech, Pincus said: So I funded [Zynga] myself but I did every horrible thing in the book to, just to get revenues
    E.A filed a copyright infringement lawsuit on behalf of its Maxis Label against Zynga Inc. for infringing EA’s copyrights to its Facebook game, The Sims Social. After the complaint was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, Lucy Bradshaw, general manager of EA’s Maxis Label said, "The copying was so comprehensive that the two games are, to an uninitiated observer, largely indistinguishable. Scores of media and bloggers commented on the blatant mimicry ... Today, we hope to be taking a stand that helps the industry protect the value of original creative works and those that work tirelessly to create them," in a blog post.
    The launch of Mafia Wars sparked a lawsuit from the makers of Mob Wars The company had been criticized in the past for keeping up to 50% of the donations it collected
    But what Pincus did not tell you is that he knows how mark zucerberg stole facebook and Hoffman new this

    WAR! Zynga Sues The Hell Out Of Brazilian Clone Vostu: Zynga’s mission is connecting the world through games : A stolen idea saying; this is what zuckerberg used to say connecting the world ;that was stolen by mark zuckerberg from a email ??. Zynga Sues Vostu: Zynga’s Mark Pincus I did every horrible thing in the book to, just to get revenues Pincus you stole the idea from mob wars???
    In August 2010, the San Francisco city attorney's office complained about the firm's guerrilla marketing campaign for its Mafia Wars game that pasted fake money on city sidewalks, calling it "vandalism
    Players may purchase game credits directly from Zynga via PayPal. but the idea pay pal was stolen??? Vostu is not a rip-off of Zynga ). "Law firms investigating Zynga for insider stock sell-off". Facebook facing legal action over unauthorised payments (November 2, 2009). "Zynga Takes Steps to Remove Scams from Games"

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  2. JOEL SALATIN, author of "Folks, This Ain't Normal" agrees with AFI about our broken justice system.

    “This whole litigation climate is destroying innovation because it makes people too afraid to move. If I think you might sue me, I’m going to move much more cautiously in my relationship with you than if I know you won’t sue me. Polyface [Farm] now leases several farms in the area. These are landowners who, for the most part, have approached us and asked us to manage their properties. It allows us to expand to meet our market demand but maintain a decentralized, spread-out production and processing model consistent with our ecological and business values.

    Each agreement contains a no-litigation clause. No matter what happens or who is at fault, neither party can sue the other. Instead, we must go to binding arbitration. I have been in courtrooms several times and find them outrageous. I think if we elected non-attorneys as legislators, and selected judges from regular people, including the Supreme Court, we would have more reasonable decisions. The Constitution does not encourage attorneys to be judges. Our cultural assumption that only licensed attorneys are eligible to be judges automatically excludes innovation. It assures a fraternity of like-minded people who will assuredly protect the culture’s power brokers.”

    CITATION: Salatin, Joel. Folks, This Ain't Normal: A Farmer's Advice for Happier Hens, Healthier People, and a Better World. New York: Center Street, 2011. Print.

    http://www.amazon.com/dp/0892968192/?tag=googhydr-20&hvadid=25024253311&hvpos=1t1&hvexid=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=1127481101368820449&hvpone=16.29&hvptwo=&hvqmt=e&hvdev=c&ref=pd_sl_93fno0e3ov_e

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  3. Appropo statement by Sen. Chuck Grassley back in 1998:

    "Federal judge files a new financial disclosure form." On their honor, Federal Judges and their assets, Famgaurd.org, Apr. 13, 1998.

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    Sen. Chuck Grassley, an Iowa Republican and member of the Senate Judiciary committee, last week issued a statement through his office, saying both the Senate and court officials should look further into the conflicts.

    "The strength of the judicial system is its perceived objectivity," Grassley said. "If that objectivity is challenged, it can undermine public confidence in our federal court system."

    http://famguardian.org/PublishedAuthors/Media/KCStar/30da059b.413,.htm

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  4. The Internet is very shocked and upset that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was kind of weird and also creepy, back in college. Specifically, according to Business Insider, Zuckerberg used Facebook to get the email passwords of two Harvard Crimson reporters who were running a potentially damaging story about how Zuckerberg stole ideas zuckerberg examined a log of failed logins to see if any of the Crimson members had ever entered an incorrect password into TheFacebook.com. If the cases in which they had entered failed logins, Mark tried to use them to access the Crimson members’ Harvard email accounts. He successfully accessed two of them.”

    Mark Zuckerberg' Lisa Simpson (Facebook evidence-destroyer) and the law firm Orrick turned up at one of the two Harvard Crimson reporters home with two law enforcement officials and combed the house to destroy all evidence of how facebook was stolen and about paul ceglia this scandal is the unequivocal proof that our American legal system is corrupt at the highest levels. even bill gates knows that facebook was stolen$$$$.

    Zuckerberg is an admitted forger and an admitted hacker, Orrick, the law firm accused of conspiring with Zuckerberg to deprive Eduardo Savrin of his shares when he stole the idea facebook. Orrick perjury and conspiring along with Zuckerberg to protect his stolen empire

    Even Mark Zuckerberg's sister, Arielle Zuckerberg, and his brother-in-law, Harry Schmidt, husband of Mark's other sister, Donna, know how mark zuckerberg stole facebook and now work for Google, although somewhat accidentally. They both work at Wildfire, the social-marketing startup that Google just bought for $250 million.)

    The Boston Phoenix published a story on how law enforcement officials combed the Facebook page of the "Craigslist Killer" to find incriminating information, revealing the extent to which Facebook stores personal information on the website OR DO I SAY MARK ZUCKERBERG zuck was not into facebook just a porn dating site he was going to run on wirehog
    David Kirkpatrick tried to terminate wirehog and so did zuckerberg work on facebook NO he just stole the idea. and stole from M.T. McKibben. if you did a psychological profile on the Craigslist Killer you will find it fits mark zuckerberg like a glove .


    Each morning at a meeting of UBS’s interest-rate-derivatives desk in Tokyo, Mr. Hayes would change his status on his Facebook page to reflect his daily desires for Libor to move up or down Facebook than added the feature to tag certain friends (or groups, bankers lawyer Shady traders etc.) The ponzi scheme had everything it needed mark zuckerberg ,
    David Kirkpatrick , Mark Pincus , Lisa Simpson (Facebook evidence-destroyer) ,Sam O’Rourke (the evidence “fixer” along with Lisa Simpson) Sean Parker (Facebook extortionist?), Matt Cohler (former PayPal) (Facebook’s Instagram extortionist?), Lawrence Summers, Obama’s Bailout Director, Sheryl Sandberg (Facebook COO the one person that was in the loop But not you Sarah Lacy ), Reid Hoffman (former PayPal) (current LinkedIn CEO), James W. Breyer, Accel Partners (Facebook Director) Peter Thiel (former PayPal) (Facebook Director), Accel Partners, the dozens of Harvard boys, Fenwick & West LLP (you cheated your former client Leader Technologies), Marc Andreessen (his patents even mention Leader’s invention – He’s now a Facebook Director), D’Angelo, a Wirehog cofounder, Orrick, the law firm

    James W. Breyer spy at Harvard for Facebook Venture capitalist James W. Breyer was elected to the Harvard Corporation, the University’s highest governing body, Harvard and knows that FB is stolen, Backroom Financial Dealings of a Top University Jack Lew, 146 Others, Got $72 Million in Lavish Loans from NYU
    Read more at http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/Articles/2013/03/20/The-Backroom-Financial-Dealings-of-a-Top-University.aspx#B46XHS1igIbXO0PX.99

    GO SEE THE FILM ---INSIDE JOB

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  5. YES DAVID KIRKPATRICK NEW ABOUT LIBOR RIGGING AND HENRY BLODGET was into pump and dump and new how to manipulate libor, Henry Blodget in an email to david kirkpatrick said i know how to manipulate libor: this amazing Wall Street Journal article about Hayes. When we last discussed Hayes RBS and, per the Journal‘s account,1 ask them to fix Libor. (That, at RBS, seems to have come later.) Then he moved to UBS: widely and publicly discussed for years, as Megan McArdle put it in a related context: Libor was born manipulable, Rate-Rig Spotlight Falls on ‘Rain Man’ [WSJ]2a.,3.,4. ,.[58]"What's on your mind?"[59]


    James W. Breyer spy at Harvard for Facebook Venture capitalist James W. Breyer was elected to the Harvard Corporation, the University’s highest governing body, Harvard and knows that FB is stolen, Backroom Financial Dealings of a Top University Jack Lew, 146 Others, Got $72 Million in Lavish Loans from NYU
    Read more at http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/Articles/2013/03/20/The-Backroom-Financial-Dealings-of-a-Top-University.aspx#B46XHS1igIbXO0PX.99

    GO SEE THE FILM ---INSIDE JOB JACK DORSEY before you become mayor of new york and see if you can tell the truth about twitter, you can see jack on 60 Minutes.


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  6. There is clearly a major “Credibility Gap” in our current federal government. The gap is the difference between what is said by our officials and reality. This gap exists despite President Obama’s promise to have the most transparent government in U.S. history.

    The term has been used in the past to describe the lack of candor regarding President Johnson’s handling of the Vietnam War and President Nixon’s complicity in the Watergate Scandal. We also now know about Nixon’s treachery regarding the Paris Peace talks with the Vietnamese (see sidebar).

    I encourage every American to seek out the truth and hold their elected officials to a high standard. We must vote against those who misrepresent the truth! If we don’t, we and our children will get what we deserve. And the results will not “be pretty!”

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