Paul McGrady

Paul McGrady, GreenbergTraurig

Paul McGrady is synonymous with domain name law. In fact, Paul authored the book McGrady on Domain Names, the three-volume definitive treatise on domain name law and practice. Paul is a Shareholder in the Intellectual Property & Technology Practice of Greenberg Traurig's Chicago office where he focuses his practice on domain name matters.

Selected by IP Law & Business Magazine in 2008 as one of the "Top 50 Under 45" most influential Intellectual Property attorneys in the United States, Paul represents large brand owners as well as registrars and others in the domain name industry. Having tackled more than 300 proceedings under the Uniform Domain Dispute Resolution Procedure (UDRP) in which the Panel ordered transfer of a domain name to his client, as well as multiple litigations brought under the Anti-Cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act (ACPA), Paul is the go-to-guy for domain name dilemmas.

Paul has nearly 15 years of experience in the industry, including a stint as in-house counsel for Fortune 500 retailer True Value Company. In addition to practice and writing, Paul also finds time to teach Cyberlaw at DePaul University’s College of Law. If he launch any top level domain name registry, it would be <.1stAmendment>. Ask him why at .nxt.