Margie Milam is the Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of MarkMonitor, Inc., an ICANN accredited registrar based in Boise Idaho. She is responsible for MarkMonitor's ICANN policy initiatives. MarkMonitor is the leading corporate domain registrar focusing primarily on managing the large and complex global domain portfolios of multinational corporations. MarkMonitor provides additional value added services to its corporate clientele, such as online brand protection and fraud prevention services. MarkMonitor is an active user of WHOIS information for the purposes of (i) its registrar related business, (ii) its brand protection reports as a service provider to entities seeking to protect against online infringement, and (iii) its anti-phishing services as a service provider to financial institutions and governmental agencies in detecting phishing attacks, identifying the fraudsters, and providing take down services.
Her primary interest in working with this group is to provide information regarding how WHOIS is legitimately used by service providers, registrars and intellectual property interests, and to assist in the development of policy that can accommodate these interests as well as privacy concerns.
MarkMonitor is a member of INTA, IACC, Anti-Phishing Working Group, and LES. She currently serve as MarkMonitor's representative on the ICANN Registrar Constituency, and serve on the Internet Committee of IACC and the INTA Services Committee. MarkMonitor is also a member of the Intellectual Property Constituency. She is also a frequent speaker on intellectual property issues, and have coordinated and participated in seminars on WHOIS related issues.
Prior to joining MarkMonitor, Margie Milam was a partner with the Los Angeles global law firm, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pitman, representing many international clients with respect to general corporate and intellectual property issues.
- University of Southern California Law School
Margie Milam is also Member of the OPOC Working Group