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Juliette Ancelle

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id est avocats sàrl

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Intellectual Property. Entertainment. Advanced Technologies. Media | Advertising. Corporate transactions | Mergers & Acquisitions. Employment


Partner. She mainly advises and represents clients in business and corporate matters, employment and social related cases as well as in intellectual property cases, with a special focus in the fields of social media and entertainment.


Juliette Ancelle developed a specialized practice in the fields of intellectual property and advanced technologies, Internet and social media. She also regularly assists clients in the framework of important corporate transactions, acquisitions or financing rounds, and has a solid experience in employment law cases. She also leads the firm’s entertainment practice. Juliette Ancelle is admitted to practice in Switzerland. She graduated from the University of Lausanne were she obtained a Bachelor in Laws and a Master in Laws and attended the University of Montreal. She also graduated from the New York University school of law, where she obtained an LL.M. in 2009. She was admitted to the New York bar on that same year. She regularly leads workshops  (LIFT, Venture Lab, Chambre fiduciaire) and is often invited to give seminars, classes or conferences in her main fields of practice such as intellectual property, social media or employment law (IIMT, Federal Institute for Intellectual Property for the degree of patent expert, Masters Degree in Law and Economics from the University of Lausanne, etc.). Juliette Ancelle also regularly publishes on her bog, hosted on the website of Le Temps, addressing legal issues related to her practice.


French, English


Vaud Attorneys Association (OAV)


J.D., University of Lausanne (summa cum laude)(2008); LL.M., NYU (2009).


Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

id est avocats sàrl engages in corporate matters and M&A deals, with a strong focus on the TMT sector in the Western region of Switzerland. Biotech company Genkyotex received support during its merger with Genticel, while the lawyers also advised Artanim Interactive on its acquisition by Dreamscape Immersive. Ravenpack and Beqom are other active clients. Michel Jaccard and Juliette Ancelle are the names to note.

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Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

id est avocats sàrl provides advice at the interface between IP and M&A transactions, product launches, e-commerce, contracts and litigation. The team manages energy technology company DEPSys’ IP portfolio. Juliette Ancelle and Michel Jaccard are supported by three associates.

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Within: TMT

With a particular focus on IT issues, id est avocats sàrl offers specialist expertise in fintech, cyber security, cloud services and digital health matters. The team frequently assists scaleup Bestmile with all contractual, licensing and data ownership aspects and advised a health insurance group on the development of a new online and social media marketing strategy as well as on compliance with GDPR data protection regulation. Michel Jaccard and Juliette Ancelle are the key contacts.

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