Ms Juliette Ancelle > id est avocats sàrl > Lausanne, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

id est avocats sàrl
P.O. Box 5508

Work Department

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 leads the firm’s media, entertainment law and employment practices, with a special focus on in the fields of intellectual property, advanced technologies, Internet and social media. She also regularly assists clients in the framework of important corporate transactions, acquisitions or financing rounds.

Juliette Ancelle is admitted to practice in Switzerland. She graduated from the University of Lausanne where she obtained Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in law, and attended the University of Montreal. She also graduated with an LL. M from the New York University school of law  in 2009. She was admitted to the New York bar on that same year.

She regularly leads workshops  (Venture Lab, Innosuisse) and is often invited to give seminars, classes or conferences in intellectual property, social media and 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.).


French, English


Vaud Attorneys Association (OAV)


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

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > TMT

id est avocats sàrl’ TMT practice is experienced in new technologies, including blockchain, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, financial technology and insurance technology products; it is also active in the media, software and life sciences sectors. The team, which works closely with the firm’s IP, data protection and corporate practices, advises on cross-border technology deployment and integration projects and handles comprehensive risk assessments as well as agreements with universities for the development of new technology. Juliette Ancelle and Michel Jaccard jointly lead the group and focus on machine learning issues, cloud-based solutions, deeptech work as well as media mandates, including social media work.

Switzerland > Intellectual property

The IP practice at id est avocats sàrl advises on trade mark, licensing, copyright and patent matters spanning a range of contentious and non-contentious mandates. The team assists with brand management issues, cybersquatting work and domain name disputes as well as the IP aspects of sponsorship deals, joint ventures and framework agreements for research and development. Juliette Ancelle and Michel Jaccard specialise in the technology, media and telecoms industries.

Switzerland > Employment

id est avocats sàrl’s employment practice has a strong focus on assisting start-ups and companies in their growth phase. The team advises on a broad variety of issues, including employment law investigations and compliance, employee transfers, immigration and terminations and represents clients in employment disputes. Practice head Juliette Ancelle is experienced in social law compliance matters, implementing measures as a result of investigations carried out by labour authorities as well as setting up employee incentive plans.