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Head of the Trade Marks Practice of the Intellectual Property Department




May is a Partner and Head of the Trade Marks Practice of the Intellectual Property Department of Yusarn Audrey. Prior to joining Yusarn Audrey as a partner in May 2000, May practiced in the Litigation Department where she handled litigation and other contentious matters, including hearings before the Court of Appeal.

Her current areas of practice include contentious and non-contentious Intellectual Property matters including trademarks and design registrations, copyright infringement and passing off cases. May handles various intellectual property related litigation, including obtaining injunctions preventing importation of infringing materials, copyright infringement actions, patent infringement and revocation actions.

In the area of trademarks, May’s practice includes strategic advice on protection of trade marks as well as advising and prosecution of trade marks, both nationally and internationally for clients in the area of pharmaceuticals, information technology and telecommunication, food & beverage, manufacturing, construction, fashion, wellness and beauty. May has also assisted clients in maintaining, protecting and enforcing trademark rights which includes conducting trade mark oppositions, revocation and invalidation actions and drafting of IP-related agreements including assignment agreements for trade marks.

May’s area of practice also includes design prosecution and registration, both nationally and internationally and providing general advice to clients as regards issues relating to copyright and passing off matters.

She is also experienced in the various forms of execution proceedings including Companies Winding-Up, Bankruptcy, Writs of Seizure and Sale (for both movable and immovable properties), and Garnishee proceedings.





  • Member, Asian Patent Attorneys Association (Singapore Group)
  • Member, Franchising And Licensing Association Singapore (FLA)
  • Member, International Association of the Protection of Industrial Property (Singapore Group)
  • Member, Law Society of Singapore
  • Member, Singapore Academy of Law


Advocate & Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore
Barrister of England and Wales