Michael Palage is an intellectual property attorney and an information technology consultant.
He holds a Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering from Drexel University, and a Juris Doctorate from the Temple University School of Law. Mr. Palage is admitted to the bars of both Florida and Pennsylvania.
Mr. Palage has been actively involved in ICANN policy since its formation in connection with his former role as Chair of the ICANN Registrar Constituency. He formerly served as the former Chair of ICANN's Working Group B and currently serves as a WIPO UDRP panelist. Mr. Palage currently provides consulting services to domain name registration authorities and has testified as an expert witness in a number of Internet related matters.
Michael Palage was selected for the ICANN Board by the Generic Names Supporting Organisation. He served on the Board from April 2003 to 3 April 2006.Palage Resigned from ICANN Board April 3, 2006.