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Mr. Luis Villa


Open Source

HQ Phone:

Open Source

855 El Camino Real, Ste 13A, #270

Palo Alto, California 94301

United States

Company Description

Founded in 1998, the Open Source Initiative (http://opensource.org) protects and promotes open source by providing a foundation for community success. It champions open source in society through education, infrastructure and collaboration. As the steward ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Deputy General Counsel

Wikimedia Foundation , Inc.

Year Student

Columbia Science and Technology Law Review


Greenberg Traurig LLP

Developer and Manager

Ximian , Inc.

Senior Technology Analyst

Berkman Center for Internet and Society

Mid-Level Manager

Novell Inc

Summer Associate

Orrick , Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP


Board Member
GNOME Foundation

Advisory Board
The Defensive Patent License

Legal Fellow
Mozilla Corporation

Online Communities

Primary Liaison
Free Software Foundation Inc


Columbia Law School

Harvard Law School

computer science and political science
Duke University


political science and computer science
Duke University


Web References (185 Total References)

Mailing Lists | Open Source Initiative

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Code of Conduct:Licensing-Discuss Code of Conduct;Moderator: Luis Villa, OSI Board Member and License Review Committee Chair

Charter: Reviewing submitted licenses for OSD Compliance and Proliferation concerns (as described in the Approval Process), in order to provide community recommendations to the OSI Board.
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Code of Conduct:Licensing-Discuss Code of Conduct;Moderator: Luis Villa, OSI Board Member and License Review Committee Chair

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Luis Villa

Work with Luis to adopt wikimedia approach to communicating trademark policies http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Trademark_policy

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Luis Villa, Director

Luis (3 year term concludes) (a)
Luis Villa seconded. Motion passed by general consent.
Luis Villa and Simon Phipps believe that many people would be confused by the first option as they would assume that the CC license gives them the right to use the trademark.

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Mr. Luis Villa, Director

License Committee (Mr. Villa)
Mr. Villa hopes to get formal approval from his firm soon to act as the chair of the License Committee.
During the month of August, OSI counsel suggested a template for charter development (received on board list) and also director Villa resumed work on a proposed split of Committees vs. Work Groups. Ms. Bryant is recommending standing down on rechartering a dormant committee in favor of working through Mr. Villa's process and giving the board an opportunity to adopt the charter template.
Mr. Villa: check if we can use office facilities in SF for November f2f. Status: done. Mr. Villa: produce Code of Conduct for forums.

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