Yann Basire, Associate Professor at CEIPI, University of Strasbourg, is the Director General and the Director of the French Section of CEIPI. 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”. Yann Basire is also the author of a thesis entitled “The functions of a trademark, essay on the coherence of the legal regime governing a distinctive sign”, published in the CEIPI collection. 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 2019 he took up the position of Director General of CEIPI and he has been Director of the French section of CEIPI since September 2018.