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Partner at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
May M Cheng is a certiﬁed IP law specialist (trademark/copyright) and a senior partner in Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt’s IP group in Toronto. She has more than 25 years’ experience advising clients on all aspects of IP protection and enforcement, including branding strategy, licensing and anti-counterfeiting. She is regularly involved in litigating trademark disputes and a wide variety of IP infringement cases, including Anton Piller injunctive proceedings to curb counterfeiting. Ms Cheng has acted as an expert consultant to the government of The Bahamas in redrafting its IP legislation to make it compliant with international treaty obligations for ascension to the World Trade Organisation.
Ms Cheng has been recognised in Canadian and worldwide rankings, including:
Ms Cheng has actively volunteered for a wide variety of legal community and social causes and has served for a decade on INTA committees for anti-counterfeiting and famous marks. She is a frequent contributor to teaching and writing in the IP field, and chairs the Law Society of Ontario’s annual programme. Her mentoring and charitable work also earned her the Women’s Law Association of Ontario’s President’s Award in 2016 and she was inducted to the Honours Society of the University of Ottawa in 2014.