Ms Sheena Jacob

Partner and Head of Intellectual Property
CMS Holborn Asia


Sheena is the Head of the regional Southeast Asian Intellectual Property practice at CMS Holborn Asia. Qualified in Singapore, New York, England & Wales, she is a leading international lawyer in the field of Intellectual Property with more than 25 years of specialist experience in Asia. Sheena manages a team that handles trademark and patent prosecution in Southeast Asia, IP litigation and commercial IP transactions such as licensing and commercialization deals in the tech, media and life science sectors in Asia Pacific. Sheena is known for her sound, commercial advice and is widely acknowledged as a global thought leader on cutting-edge issues in the Intellectual Property field.

Sheena is also a Singapore registered patent agent, a Commissioner for Oaths and a Notary Public. She holds leadership positions in Licensing Executives Society Singapore and the AIPPI Singapore committee.

She is ranked in ranked as a leading Intellectual Property lawyer in numerous publications including Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2021, Asia IP Leading Stars 2021, Women in Business Law, Who’s Who Legal IP, Life Sciences 2021, Patents 2019, Who’s Who Legal Life Sciences 2022, World Trademark Review 2020 and IAM Patents 1000.