Lecturer in Law
May Liang is General Counsel and Chief Financial Officer for OpenConcept Systems, Inc., a software development company.
Previously, Ms. Liang served as General Counsel and Chief Financial Officer for Total Music, LLC a digital entertainment service. Ms. Liang also served for almost three years as Executive Director of the Epilepsy Therapy Project, a non-profit whose mission is to advance new treatments for epilepsy into the market by funding cutting edge epilepsy research.
Ms. Liang also served as Vice President and Associate General Counsel at America Online, Inc. for almost eight years. Ms. Liang’s areas of expertise included intellectual property, technology licensing, telecommunications and employment law. Her responsibilities included serving as general counsel to the Netscape Communications and AOL Technologies divisions. Ms. Liang has also been an associate at Soble & Associates in Washington, D.C., Foulston & Siefkin in Wichita, Kansas and Ware & Freidenrich in Palo Alto, California.
Ms. Liang has written numerous articles relating to intellectual property and has frequently spoken on intellectual property and technology licensing issues. She has bachelor’s degrees in electrical engineering and political science from Stanford University and her law degree from the University of Michigan.