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Luis Villa

Deputy General Counsel

Wikimedia Foundation , Inc.

HQ Phone:  (415) 839-6885

Direct Phone: (415) ***-**** ext. ****direct phone

Email: l***@***.org

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Wikimedia Foundation , Inc.

149 New Montgomery Street

San Francisco, California,94105

United States

Company Description

The Wikimedia Foundation is the non-profit organization that supports and operates Wikipedia and its sister projects. With nearly half a billion monthly users, projects operated by the Wikimedia Foundation are one of the most popular web properties in the worl...more

Background Information

Employment History

Associate

Greenberg Traurig LLP


Editor-in-Chief

Columbia Science and Technology Law Review


Year Student

Columbia University


Founder and Principal

Law Offices of Luis Villa


Recovering Manager

Yergler Corporation


Bugzilla Reviewer

Bugzilla


Summer Associate

Orrick , Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP


Technology Analyst and 'Geek In Residence'

Berkman Center for Internet and Society


Engineering Lead, Linux Desktop Team

Novell Inc


Position, Software

Ximian , Inc.


Affiliations

Open Source

Board Member


License Committee

Board Member


GNOME

Board Member


The Defensive Patent License

Advisory Board


OSI

Board Member and License Review Committee Chair


Free Software Foundation Inc

Primary Liaison


Mozilla Corporation

Legal Fellow


Online Communities

Founder


Education

Harvard Law School


law

Columbia


political science and computer science

Duke University


MD


Web References(185 Total References)


Advisory Council - Open Definition - Defining Open in Open Data, Open Content and Open Knowledge

opendefinition.org [cached]

Luis Villa
Luis Villa is Deputy General Counsel at the Wikimedia Foundation. Previously he was an associate in the Palo Alto office of the Greenberg Traurig law firm, where his practice focused on counseling companies on intellectual property, technology licensing and related matters, with a particular focus on open source licensing. His clients were both for-profits and non-profits, including Mozilla, the Wikimedia Foundation, Amazon, and Facebook. He also advised Google in the Oracle v. Google trial, and led the first revision of the Mozilla Public License in a decade. Luis is a director of the Open Source Initiative, and serves as an invited expert on the World Wide Web Consortium's Patents and Standards Interest Group. Before law school, Luis worked in software, including several years working on the GNOME Linux desktop at a small startup.


OSI Open Source License Clinic D.C. | Open Source for America

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Mr. Luis Villa, OSI board director and Deputy General Counsel, WIkimedia Foundation


www.merchandiseholdings.com

The event will be moderated by Luis Villa, Deputy General Counsel at the Wikimedia Foundation and OSI board director, and invited presenters including other OSI board directors: Jim Jagielski, Apache Foundation President and Mike Millinkovich, Executive Director at the Eclipse Foundation.


www.merchandiseholdings.com

The event will be moderated by Luis Villa, Deputy General Counsel at the Wikimedia Foundation and OSI board director, and invited presenters including other OSI board directors: Jim Jagielski, Apache Foundation President and Mike Millinkovich, Executive Director at the Eclipse Foundation.


Advisory Council - Open Definition - Defining Open in Open Data, Open Content and Open Knowledge

opendefinition.org [cached]

Luis Villa
Luis Villa is Deputy General Counsel at the Wikimedia Foundation. Previously he was an associate in the Palo Alto office of the Greenberg Traurig law firm, where his practice focused on counseling companies on intellectual property, technology licensing and related matters, with a particular focus on open source licensing. His clients were both for-profits and non-profits, including Mozilla, the Wikimedia Foundation, Amazon, and Facebook. He also advised Google in the Oracle v. Google trial, and led the first revision of the Mozilla Public License in a decade. Luis is a director of the Open Source Initiative, and serves as an invited expert on the World Wide Web Consortium's Patents and Standards Interest Group. Before law school, Luis worked in software, including several years working on the GNOME Linux desktop at a small startup.


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