Guylène Kiesel Le Cosquer re-elected President of the CNCPI
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Guylène Kiesel Le Cosquer re-elected President of the CNCPI


Guylène Kiesel Le Cosquer, Partner and Trademark and Design Attorney at Plasseraud IP, was elected for the third time, President of the CNCPI, on Thursday, December 8. She will take office on January 1, 2023, for a two-year term.
"I would like to thank all of those who have, once again, expressed their confidence in me, which is representative of a strong support to which I am very sensitive. The Board and I have already prepared our roadmap for this new mandate, which looks exciting and full of challenges.”
For this new mandate, Guylène has expressed in her program, among others, the wish:

  • to carry the complete update of the Internal Rules of the CNCPI, to make the profession of CPI more agile,
  • to secure the activity of the smallest Firms by facilitating communication between them and by promoting the mutualisation of professional tools,
  • to help the deployment of French firms outside our borders and to reinforce the positioning of the French profession internationally,
  • for the CNCPI to be one of the major actors in the implementation of the UPC and enhance the value of French patent litigators.

A member of Plasseraud IP group's Executive Committee and head of the group's legal practice, Guylène Kiesel Le Cosquer previously served two terms as President of the CNCPI, from January 2017 to December 2020, and was the first trained Trademark and Design Attorney to occupy this position. She was awarded the Order of Merit for her actions during her presidency and her career as an entrepreneur.
Guylène Kiesel Le Cosquer, holder of a Master's degree in Business Law and a DESS in Industrial Property, joined Plasseraud IP in 1990. Expert in IP law, she speaks at numerous conferences in France and abroad (IP, Internet, counterfeiting, Designs and Models, marketing, brands etc.). She was also a member of the Disciplinary Chamber and the Advisory Council. Passionate about the training of future professionals, she was in charge of the Round Tables for the qualification examination of the Trademark attorneys. She is also involved in many international professional associations.
The CNCPI represents French Patent & Trademark Attorneys whose core business is to guide companies in the protection, defence, and promotion of their intellectual property rights (e.g trademarks, patents, designs, software, databases, new technology rights…). As the only legally-established organization that represents all French Patent & Trademark Attorneys, the CNCPI has gradually extended its areas of activity throughout France and internationally to develop and promote the profession of French Patent & Trademark Attorneys, Intellectual Property (IP), and innovation, the major levers of competitivity and development of businesses and the French economy as a whole.  
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