British Columbia, 1997
Carleton University, B.A.
University of Ottawa, LL.B.
Registered Trademark Agent
May is a Certiﬁed Specialist in Intellectual Property Law (Trade- mark/Copyright), and a partner in the Intellectual Property Group. She has 25 years of experience in advising clients on all aspects of intellectual property protection and enforcement, including branding strategy, acquisition, licensing and anti-counterfeiting. She is regularly involved in litigating trade-mark disputes and a wide variety of IP infringement cases, including Anton Piller injunctive proceedings to curb counterfeiting.
May has acted as an expert consultant to The Government of the Bahamas in redrafting their intellectual property legislation to make it compliant with international treaty obligations for ascension to the WTO. She has received accolades for her legal and community work, including being recognized globally as one of the Top 250 Women in IP in 2018, by Managing IP Magazine, based on client and peer review research. May’s extensive community work includes causes that support the advancement of women’s rights and garnered her the Women’s Law Association of Ontario President’s Award in 2016.