Blockchain Meets Intellectual Property – Interview with Michael Palage – IP Fridays – Episode 94
Contact Michael at MICHAEL@PALAGE.COM
Michael Palage is an intellectual property attorney and an information technology consultant who holds a B.S.E.E from Drexel University and a J.D.
from Temple University. Mr. Palage has been actively involved in ICANN operational and policy matters since its formation in both an individual and leadership role, including a three-year term on the ICANN Board of Directors. Mr. Palage is currently President and CEO of Pharos Global, Inc.
which provides consulting and management services to domain name registration authorities and other technology related companies in connection with Internet governance issues. He has testified before the United States Congress and as an expert witness in numerous Federal and State Court proceedings.
Over the past three years, Mr. Palage has been actively involved in the emergence of blockchain/distributed ledger technology as a co-founder in InfoNetworks, LLC. Mr. Palage has spoken about technical and governance issues involving this technology in various national and international venues during this time including but not limited to: ICANN (Abu Dhabi); ESCWA/UN (Beirut); Colorado IP Bar (Denver); and Merge Domain Conference (Orlando).