Sheena Jacob is a highly-ranked leading intellectual property (IP) and technology lawyer with more than 25 years’ experience in the IP and technology field. She works with technology companies and innovative businesses, helping them build and extract value from their global IP assets. She also has extensive experience in the privacy field, having previously headed the Asia Pacific data protection practice at an international firm.
Sheena constantly places herself on the cutting-edge of IP rights, managing complex IP litigation matters, with the support of strong litigators. Most recently, she spearheaded a multi-jurisdictional and groundbreaking case on 3D shape trade marks in Singapore for one of the world’s leading food companies which went to the highest court of appeal. She also represents a number of companies in life sciences patent litigation in the pharmaceutical field.
Sheena is also a Singapore registered Patent Agent, ensuring that clients obtain strong patent protection for their innovations in Singapore and the region. She also manages global trade mark and patent portfolios for a number of companies using the firm’s international network of associates around the world.
Sheena is particularly sought after by clients to manage complex IP-rich legal transactions. She is highly skilled in negotiating deals that are difficult to close and complicated commercial IP transactions which bring together the different aspects and forms of IP. Her deep knowledge of patents, trade marks and copyright is truly remarkable.
Sheena’s practice is wide-ranging and covers a broad range of industries, from high tech, to life sciences and media. She has acted for government organizations and statutory bodies, Forbes 500 companies and start ups. She also represents non-profit organizations in their policy and lobbying efforts.