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Luis Villa

Director

The GNOME Foundation

HQ Phone:  (617) 206-3947

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The GNOME Foundation

#117 21 Orinda Way

Orinda, California,94563

United States

Company Description

GNOME was started in 1997 by two then-university students, Miguel de Icaza and Federico Mena Quintero. Their aim: to produce a free (as in freedom) desktop environment. Since then, GNOME has grown into a hugely successful enterprise. Used by millions of people... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Editor-in-Chief

Columbia Science and Technology Law Review


Deputy General Counsel

Wikimedia Foundation , Inc.


Associate

Greenberg Traurig LLP


Founder and Principal

Law Offices of Luis Villa


Position, Software

Ximian , Inc.


Technology Analyst and 'Geek In Residence'

Berkman Center for Internet and Society


Law Student

Columbia University


Summer Associate

Orrick , Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP


Bugzilla Reviewer

Bugzilla


Affiliations

Open Source

Director


The Defensive Patent License

Advisory Board


Mozilla Corporation

Legal Fellow


Free Software Foundation Inc

Primary Liaison


OSI

Board Member and License Review Committee Chair


Online Communities

Founder


Education

Harvard Law School


law

Columbia


political science and computer science

Duke University


MD


Web References(120 Total References)


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

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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.


FLOSS Foundations at OSCON 2008 | FLOSS Foundations

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Luis Villa, GNOME Foundation Director, irritating proto-lawyer


Episode 17: Discussions about Gnome, Linux and Software Development with Luis Villa - Part 2 : Deep Fried Bytes Technology Podcast

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Episode 17: Discussions about Gnome, Linux and Software Development with Luis Villa - Part 2
Keith and Woody wrap up their talk with Linux developer, open source advocate and law student Luis Villa who was an early developer of Gnome to discuss Gnome, the Open Source community and even about intellectual property and the law. Thanks to our guest this episode luisvilla Luis is a law student at Columbia Law School. His studies focus on the overlap of law and technology, including intellectual property, telecommunications, privacy, and e-commerce, and outside of class he serves as Editor-in-Chief of the Columbia Law School Science and Technology Law Review. Before school, he spent a year at Harvard Law School's Berkman Center as 'geek in residence', working on a variety of projects, including StopBadware.org and the h2o educational web software project. Prior to that, he was at Ximian and Novell, managing and working on Linux-based desktop projects with global teams, including the Evolution PIM, the GNOME 2.0 release (in collaboration with Sun), and the Ximian and Novell Linux Desktops. Outside of law school, Luis remains involved in software, serving on the GNOME Foundation's Board of Directors. Luis's undergraduate education was at Duke University, where he majored in political science and computer science. While at Duke, Luis attended over one hundred basketball games while wearing a devil mask, and co-authored Extreme Mindstorms: An Advanced Guide To Lego Mindstorms.


Episode 16: Discussions about Gnome, Linux and Software Development with Luis Villa - Part 1 : Deep Fried Bytes Technology Podcast

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Episode 16: Discussions about Gnome, Linux and Software Development with Luis Villa - Part 1
Keith and Woody sit down with Linux developer, open source advocate and law student Luis Villa who was an early developer of Gnome to discuss Gnome, the Open Source community and even about intellectual property and the law. Thanks to our guest this episode luisvilla Luis is a law student at Columbia Law School. His studies focus on the overlap of law and technology, including intellectual property, telecommunications, privacy, and e-commerce, and outside of class he serves as Editor-in-Chief of the Columbia Law School Science and Technology Law Review. Before school, he spent a year at Harvard Law School's Berkman Center as 'geek in residence', working on a variety of projects, including StopBadware.org and the h2o educational web software project. Prior to that, he was at Ximian and Novell, managing and working on Linux-based desktop projects with global teams, including the Evolution PIM, the GNOME 2.0 release (in collaboration with Sun), and the Ximian and Novell Linux Desktops. Outside of law school, Luis remains involved in software, serving on the GNOME Foundation's Board of Directors. Luis's undergraduate education was at Duke University, where he majored in political science and computer science. While at Duke, Luis attended over one hundred basketball games while wearing a devil mask, and co-authored Extreme Mindstorms: An Advanced Guide To Lego Mindstorms.


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Re: [gpm] Re: Gnome 2.16 Module Proposal: GNOME Power Manager Luis Villa
Re: [gpm] Re: Gnome 2.16 Module Proposal: GNOME Power Manager Luis Villa


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