Dana Brown Northcott

Vice President at Amazon.com Inc

Dana Brown Northcott is vice president and associate general counsel for Amazon’s IP team, where she leads the attorneys and legal professionals who support Amazon’s valuable brands and growing portfolio on trademark, domain name, gTLD, copyright and content protection efforts. Ms Northcott devises Amazon’s IP strategies and policies across the business globally, partnering closely with Amazon’s marketing, security and public policy teams on brand protection, anti-counterfeiting, advertising, marketing, internet governance and litigation. She is the co-executive sponsor for diversity, equity and inclusion in the legal division at Amazon, and represents Amazon on the governing board of directors for the Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment and serves on the executive committee of the board and group officer of the Resources Group for INTA.

Prior to Amazon, Ms Northcott was legal counsel for Agilent Technologies, and an attorney for Howrey LLP in Menlo Park, California, and London, United Kingdom. She has a diploma in IP law and practice from the University of Bristol in England, a juris doctor from the University of San Francisco Law School, and a bachelor of arts degree from Stanford University. Ms Northcott serves on the board of the Pacific Northwest Chapter of ChIPs, the board of directors of Seattle’s Museum of History and Industry and is an ambassador for the Bellevue Schools Foundation. She coaches youth soccer and takes every opportunity to be on a ski hill with her husband and two kids.

Professional associations

  • ACE
  • ChIPs (Pacific Northwest Chapter)
  • INTA


  • Consumer electronics
  • Fashion
  • Internet/online
  • Media
  • Retail
  • Software
  • Technology

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Amazon.com Inc
United States

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