02 September 2019: Yann Basire, new Director General of CEIPI


CEIPI is pleased to announce that Mr. Yann Basire, Associate Professor at CEIPI, has just taken up office as Director General of CEIPI, since 1st September 2019, for a period of 5 years, following his election by the Council of Administration of CEIPI of 7 December 2018.

Mr. Basire, who is also Director of the French section of CEIPI, succeeds Prof. Christophe Geiger, with the objective of sustaining and strengthening the positioning of CEIPI as a center of excellence in training and research in intellectual property, both in France, Europe and internationally.

Yann Basire, PhD in Intellectual Property Law from CEIPI, is expert in industrial property law and, more specifically, trademark law. He is the author of several articles on the subject and is responsible for the chronicles “Marque de l’Union européenne” in the journals “Propriétés intellectuelles” and “Europe” and the annual synthesis “Droit des marques” in the journal “Légipresse”. He is also author and co-author of the book “L’essentiel du Droit de la propriété industrielle”, “L’essentiel du Droit de la propriété littéraire et artistique” in the Gualino Collection, as well as Director of “Revue Francophone de la Propriété intellectuelle”. He regularly participates in conferences in France and abroad, training (FNDE, IRPI) and seminars in intellectual property law. Since 2014, he organizes annual conferences abroad in order to compare the French vision of intellectual property with the vision of the host countries. Finally, since September 2018, he has been Director of the French section of CEIPI.

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CEIPI welcomes Yann Basire and thanks Christophe Geiger for all his action in developing the center!