100 King St West
First Canadian Place

M5X 1B8

+1 416 862 5664

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Practice areas:

Trade mark contentious
Trade mark office proceedings
Trade mark strategy & counseling

Industry sectors:

Fashion & luxury goods
Food & beverage
Professional services

May is a senior partner and Certified Specialist in Intellectual Property Law (Trademarks/Copyright). She has 25 years of experience advising clients on all aspects of intellectual property protection and enforcement, including branding strategy, acquisition, licensing and anti-counterfeiting. She is regularly involved in a wide variety of IP infringement cases and complex licensing deals.

May acted as an expert consultant to The Government of the Bahamas in redrafting their intellectual property legislation for ascension to the WTO. She has consistently been recognized as a leading IP lawyer and has been named one of the Top 250 Women in IP on several occasions. May has also received the Lexpert Zenith Award in 2018 and the Women’s Law Association of Ontario President’s Award in 2016.


Year Joined Firm: 2016


  • Carleton University, B.A.
  • University of Ottawa, LL.B.
  • Registered Trade Mark Agent

Network Memberships: IPIC


Last updated 30th September 2019