Philippe Gilliéron

Professor of E-Commerce and Intellectual Property on the Internet at the Lausanne Law School, CH and a practicing IP/IT attorney.

Philippe Gilliéron is professor of E-Commerce and Intellectual Property on the Internet at the Lausanne Law School and a practicing IP/IT attorney whose expertise has been acknowledged by his clients and peers in legal guides such as Chambers and Partners, WTR 1000, Who’s who legal Switzerland or Best Lawyers Switzerland among others.

Philippe Gilliéron is a regular speaker at national and international venues where he shares his expertise on intellectual property and advanced technologies, such as Harvard Law School, Cornell Law School, Georges Washington University (United States of America), ITAM (Mexico) or SciencesPo and the Cour de Cassation (France). He has extensively published on the interplay between intellectual property and advanced technologies and has recently edited the Commentaire Romand de Propriété Intellectuelle, a 2600 pages book that is the first to address all main Swiss Intellectual Property Laws (namely trademarks, copyrights, patents and designs).

Philippe Gilliéron earned a habilitation from Fribourg Law School (2011), a postgraduate degree from Stanford Law School (2006) where he gained a transnational expertise working at the technology transaction group of the San Francisco Office of Morrison & Foerster LLP (2006), a Ph.D. (2000) and J.D. (1997) from Lausanne Law School.