Margie Milam

Margie Milam

Corporate Secretary and General Counsel of MarkMonitor
Joined on October 3, 2008 – United States
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About

Margie Milam is the Corporate Secretary and General Counsel of MarkMonitor. Margie supervises all legal aspects related to MarkMonitor's business, including its intellectual property, corporate acquisitions and strategic initiatives. An expert on licensing, Internet and domain name issues, Margie is a frequent speaker at ICANN and other industry conferences. Previously a Partner with the global law firm of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, she practiced in the areas of intellectual property, corporate securities, mergers and acquisitions.

Featured Blogs

Expansion of Top-Level Domain Names: Why Current Brand Protection Procedures Will Be Impractical

As ICANN introduces new generic top level domains (gTLDs) and separates itself from US oversight, it has the opportunity to distance itself from the taint of cybersquatting, brand abuse, and criminal activity involving domains... To underscore the scope of the issue, consider this research on just 30 top Interbrand-ranked global brands. The most recent MarkMonitor Brandjacking Index found cybersquatting incidents increased over 40% in the last year for the brands that were studied; these leading brands suffered as many as 15,000 incidents per brand... more

How Can ICANN Improve Institutional Confidence?

This week ICANN held a public consultation in Washington, D.C., where ICANN's President's Strategy Committee (PSC) solicited remarks from a packed audience of intellectual property (IP) lawyers, domain name registrars and other Internet stakeholders on how the organization can improve institutional confidence. No surprise, ICANN's decision to add new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) to the Internet was on many participants' minds. more