Mr. DeCicco's practice focuses on Internet issues, domain name disputes under the anti-cyber-squatters consumer protection act and UDRP, cyber crime / computer crime defense, trademarks, copyrights, business and general litigation, and appeals. Mr. DeCicco has been counsel in several highly litigated domain name disputes. Shortly prior to the first implementation of the Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP), he was selected by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and National Arbitration Forum (NAF) to serve on their respective panels of neutral mediators and has served as an arbitrator in numerous UDRP domain disputes. Mr. DeCicco has also represented clients regarding unauthorized computer access and related offenses, both civil and criminal.
Paul received his law degree from the University of San Diego School of Law and is licensed to practice law in California, Texas and Colorado and a member of the bar of numerous federal courts.
In addition to his law degree, Mr. DeCicco holds a B.A. in philosophy/economics, and an M.B.A. from Boston University, with honors, concentrating in corporate finance and information systems. He has also studied architectural design at the Boston Architectural Center where he was a member of the faculty where he lectured in photography and aerial photography. Mr. DeCicco studied photography with masters Philippe Halsman and Lisette Model at the New School for Social Research in New York City.
Mr. DeCicco's business experience includes employment with Xerox Corporation headquarters as a systems analyst/programmer, senior financial analyst, senior marketing analyst (Office Systems Division - PC Product Planning) and software contracts administrator (software licensing). At Xerox, Mr. DeCicco was in involved with the first PC offered by a major corporation and has presented at Xerox PARC.
Paul is a licensed pilot. His outside interests include Amateur Radio, Sailing, Photography, Astronomy, and jazz guitar.
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