Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D.
University of Wisconsin, B.S.Ch.E.
United States Supreme Court
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
United States District Courts for the Northern and Central Districts of Illinois
Patent Bar at the United States Patent and Trademark Office
Jacob Koering is an intellectual property and technology specialist with over 15 years’ experience helping companies develop, implement, monetize and protect their technology and intellectual property assets.
Jacob Koering is a principal in the firm’s litigation and intellectual property groups, and is co-founder of the firm’s cybersecurity and data privacy practice. Jacob’s practice focuses on a wide range of technology issues for his clients, from strategic intellectual property portfolio development, protection, and litigation, to the myriad issues surrounding the retention and protection of critical business data.
Jacob works closely with his clients to understand their business goals and their technology issues to help them intelligently and effectively leverage their intellectual property assets into realized value. He provides clients with strategic business and intellectual property counseling and defends his client’s interests in complex commercial, intellectual property, and technology disputes throughout the United States and in front of government regulatory bodies including the International Trade Commission and the patent and trademark office, including Inter Partes Review proceedings.
Jacob also advises and assists clients regarding the retention and protection of business and customer data. From cybersecurity prevention and protection best practices, to understanding the legal and regulatory obligations placed on businesses regarding the use, storage, and transfer of personal, confidential, or otherwise sensitive data, Jacob helps clients prepare for success in the fast-changing environment of data security and data privacy. And, should the worst happen, Jacob has expertise in the execution of incident response plans to a data breach, and can represent clients in resulting regulatory and civil matters.
Rising Star, Illinois Super Lawyers 2008-2015
Future Star, Benchmark Litigation 2009-2015
ALM Webinar, "After FTC v. Actavis, Now What", Co-presenter, 2013
"How middle market firms can deal with data security breach threats," Quoted, The Washington Post, Dec. 5, 2016