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Oct 2010Present

Partner

Jack Attorneys & Advisors

Jack Attorneys & Advisors delivers assertive legal strategies that leverage your technology and intellectual property assets across your entire enterprise. The leverage we provide enables you to confidently navigate a constantly shifting legal landscape, both at home and abroad.

Think of us as someone who aggressively seizes opportunities like these to afford you greater revenue and safety in the marketplace:

  • Licensing your technology to customers.
  • Acquiring technology licenses from vendors.
  • Structuring an advantageous framework for technology transactions.
  • Importing or exporting technology.
  • Protecting your IP — trademarks and copyrights.
  • Providing legal pathways to outsource technology and services.
  • Forging technology business alliances and joint ventures.
  • Resolving disputes up and down your supply chain.
  • Protecting and leveraging Internet-based assets.

Most importantly, JACK doesn't spend time in court. We proactively resolve disputes before they get there.

Now that you know JACK, contact us if your technology needs a legal boost. We'll leverage better results for your business.

Janine’s practice focuses on strategic commercial transactions involving technology and intellectual property. Such transactions include licensing and acquisition of technology; issues surrounding the protection and exploitation of Internet-based assets and cloud computing; privacy and information security; and technology export compliance.  Janine counsels clients on general technology and intellectual property matters, negotiates and drafts a wide range of technology agreements, and handles technology disputes. She also serves as technology counsel on M&A transactions and has significant general contracting experience.

2001Sep 2010

Partner & Associate

Janine’s practice focuses on strategic commercial transactions involving technology and intellectual property. Such transactions include licensing and acquisition of technology; issues surrounding the protection and exploitation of Internet-based assets and cloud computing; privacy and information security; and technology export compliance.  Janine counsels clients on general technology and intellectual property matters, negotiates and drafts a wide range of technology agreements, and handles technology disputes. She also serves as technology counsel on M&A transactions and has significant general contracting experience.

Additionally, Janine advises companies contracting with governments on intellectual property and technical data rights issues. This work includes handling complex licensing arrangements between prime and sub-contractors and interpretation of FAR and DFARS to assist clients in maximizing intellectual property and technology ownership and license rights in government contracts.

Janine also advises companies on implementing sweepstakes, games and contests (both offline and online) nationwide, including rules drafting to ensure state-level and nationwide legal compliance.

Ms. Bowen is a Certified Information and Privacy Professional (CIPP). This credential certifies her skill in a broad range of corporate privacy issues including laws and concepts in the U.S., E.U. and the Asia Pacific region, and includes workplace privacy, information security, web privacy, security, and data sharing and transfer.

19992001

Associate

Red Hot Law Group

Red Hot Law Group acted as general counsel to technology companies. The firm was acquired by a predecessor to McKenna Long & Aldridge in 2001.

Transactional practice specializing in technology commercialization, licensing, general corporate matters, and early stage company counseling. 

19951999

Program Manager

IBM
  • Program Manager, SanFrancisco Technology Licensing: Led worldwide efforts to license IBM technology to solution developers. Managed relationships with legal, marketing, development, and pricing organizations. Over 800 active agreements in portfolio.
  • Contract Relations Analyst/Business Manager: Negotiated, drafted, and managed international software licensing agreements with independent software vendors. Worldwide revenues from active contracts in the department portfolio exceeded $150 million.
  • Project Manager: Managed a $4.5 million worldwide software development project with a core team of 12 and extended team of 30 people. Successfully delivered two software releases in 1996.
19931994

Industrial Engineer

CIBA Vision

Provided industrial and quality engineering expertise in an R&D engineering group of 20 people.

  • Led an engineering team which evaluated the feasibility of manufacturing a new lens product. Management review of the engineering evaluation resulted in a decision not to launch the product, saving the company $5 million per year.
  • Co-led a manufacturing quality control implementation effort resulting in statistical training for 25 managers and 10 technicians and implementation of control charting in molding area.
  • Developed curriculum and organized statistical software training for 48 research scientists and engineers.
19911993

Senior Consultant

Accenture (f/k/a Andersen Consulting)

Designed, developed, and installed custom business software for consumer products clients.

  • Supervised a team of four people who developed a reporting system utilizing client server technology and GUI programming tools for mail-order marketing campaigns for a $5 billion client company.
  • Developed reporting software for a project management system using COBOL in a DEC/VAX environment for a $200 million client company.

Education

Skills

People Management
Industrial Engineering
Project Management
Law

Certifications

20072010

Certified Information Privacy Professional

International Association of Privacy Professionals

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Summary

My law practice focuses on strategic commercial transactions involving technology and intellectual property. Such transactions include licensing and acquisition of technology; issues surrounding the protection and exploitation of Internet-based assets; privacy and information security; and technology export compliance. I counsel clients on general technology and intellectual property matters, negotiate and draft a wide range of technology agreements, and handle technology disputes. I also serve as technology counsel on M&A transactions and have significant general contracting experience.

Previous experience includes software development and software project management.

Interest

  • Amateur video production
  • Family time
  • Reading
  • Martial arts fitness

Notable Recognition

  • 2011 Class - Leadership Atlanta
  • 2009 Class - Leadership Georgia
  • 2008 Class - Georgia Association of Women Lawyers Leadership Academy
  • 2008 Class - Georgia Legal Elite
  • 1998-99 - Who's Who in Engineering and Science

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • TechAmerica
  • Technology Association of Georgia
  • Georgia Association of Women Lawyers
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
  • Greenforest Community Baptist Church
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • ITechLaw

Leadership

  • Board of Advisors, Clemson University College of Engineering and Science
  • Board of Directors, Clemson University Alumni Association
  • Board of Directors and Corporate Secretary, Atlanta Center for Self Sufficiency
  • Legal Advisor, Greenforest Academy Foundation
  • Former Chair, Technology Law Section, State Bar of Georgia