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Sheena Jacob

Partner, IP, Data Protection & Privacy,

JurisAsia LLC Singapore

Sheena Jacob is a highly-ranked leading intellectual property (IP) and technology lawyer with 30 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 ground-breaking 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 a Singapore registered patent agent, ensuring that clients obtain strong patent protection for their innovations in Singapore and the wider 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 has been identified as a leading lawyer in various publications, including IAM Patent 1000 2018; Who’s Who Legal Patents 2018, Life Sciences 2018; Asialaw Leading Lawyers IP 2018, TMT 2018; World Trademark Review 2018 and Euromoney Expert Guides Patents 2018, Trademarks 2018, and Women in Business Law 2018.

Qualifications: 

LLB Hons (Second Class Upper), National University of Singapore 1988.
Advocate and Solicitor, Singapore 1989.
LLM New York University 1990.
Attorney, New York State 1992.
Singapore Registered Patent Agent 2002
Solicitor, England & Wales 2008.
CIPM, CIPP(A) 2016.