Jacqueline Scheib chairs the firm’s Intellectual Property +Technology Group. She works with clients across a range of industries in connection with intellectual property, technology, and corporate transactions. Jackie has more than two decades of experience helping national and international companies preserve their intellectual property. She has a particular depth of experience assisting clients in the healthcare, technology, consumer product, and food and beverage industries.
• Prosecuting, maintaining, and enforcing trademark and copyright registrations and rights worldwide, including work for very well recognized household brand names.
• Advising on the establishment of trade secret programs and counseling clients on packaging, labeling, promotional and advertising matters.
• Advising on and structuring mechanisms for the creation, exploitation, transfer, and protection of intellectual property to help companies protect their products and grow.
• Assisting with resolution of ownership and rights disputes including handling of proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.
Jackie provides counseling on and negotiates technology licensing and development, acquisitions, outsourcing, management, maintenance and servicing agreements. Her work covers a wide range of technology fields, but she has particular depth of experience providing advice in the healthcare context, including in connection with the implementation of electronic medical record systems, counseling regarding medical devices, health information exchange platforms, claim processing and clinical information systems, and clinical trials including administration, research and development.
Jackie provides counsel to clients on sophisticated joint ventures, strategic alliances, and mergers and acquisitions with a particular focus on intellectual property and technology components of such transactions. She has decades of experience assisting with all aspects of her clients' daily commercial contracting needs, including sales agreements and purchase contracts, distribution agreements, terms and conditions, service and consulting agreements, sales representative agreements, and nondisclosure agreements. Jackie serves as a trusted advisor to numerous businesses to coordinate legal services that help clients meet their needs.
She is a member of the Board of Directors for the Connecticut Technology Council, Crossroad Venture Group, and the American Red Cross Connecticut Chapter, which she serves as Chair of the Chapter's Philanthropy Committee. Jackie has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America© in the area of Trademark Law since 2012, in the area of Copyright Law since 2015, and in the area of Information Technology Law in 2010 and 2011. Prior to joining Robinson+Cole, she served as a law clerk to Connecticut Supreme Court Justices Richard N. Palmer and Francis M. McDonald.