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Brian Beckham

Head, Internet Dispute Resolution Section, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

Brian Beckham is the Head of the Internet Dispute Resolution Section at WIPO. At WIPO, Brian is responsible for day-to-day management and oversight of all WIPO domain name operations (including HR, administration, finance, IT), and related IP and DNS policy activities.

Brian earned a J.D. and LL.M. in Information Technology from the John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois. Prior to joining WIPO, Brian was employed in private practice at a DC area law firm representing clients in trademark, telecommunications, and non-profit matters. After a number of years with the Arbitration and Mediation Center, he worked as a consultant providing strategic advice and legal implementation in relation to New gTLD applications.