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Luis Villa

Tidelift
Co-founder and General Counsel
San Francisco, CA, USA


Luis Villa Co-founder and General Counsel of Tidelift. 

Prior to founding Tidelift, Luis was Deputy General Counsel at the Wikimedia Foundation, handling a variety of issues, including open source and open data licensing. Formerly, he was an associate in the Palo Alto office of Greenberg Traurig, LLP, where he represented Google in the Google-Oracle trial, and advised licensing clients that included Amazon, Facebook, and a variety of startups. He also led the revision of the Mozilla Public License for the Mozilla Foundation. Luis is also a director and chair of the Licensing Committee for the Open Source Initiative. Before practicing law, Luis was an engineer and manager at a successful open source startup and "geek in residence" for a year at the Berkman Center for Internet, Law, and Society at Harvard Law School.
Luis Villa is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Basics of Open Source Licensing and Best Practices for Open Source License Compliance - Open Source Software 2016 -- from Compliance to Cooperation, Thursday, December 22, 2016
Hot Topics: APIs and Open Source - Open Source Software 2016 -- from Compliance to Cooperation, Thursday, December 22, 2016
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Basics of Open Source Licensing and Best Practices for Open Source License Compliance - Basics of Open Source Licensing and Best Practices for Open Source License Compliance, Thursday, December 22, 2016
Hot Topics: APIs and Open Source - Hot Topics: APIs and Open Source, Thursday, December 22, 2016
Transcripts  Transcripts Hot Topics: APIs and Open Source - Hot Topics: APIs and Open Source, Thursday, December 22, 2016
Basics of Open Source Licensing and Best Practices for Open Source License Compliance - Basics of Open Source Licensing and Best Practices for Open Source License Compliance, Thursday, December 22, 2016
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Basics of Open Source Licensing and Best Practices for Open Source License Compliance - Basics of Open Source Licensing and Best Practices for Open Source License Compliance, Thursday, December 22, 2016
Hot Topics: APIs and Open Source - Hot Topics: APIs and Open Source, Thursday, December 22, 2016
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Open Source Software 2016 -- from Compliance to Cooperation, Tuesday, January 03, 2017, San Francisco, CA
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Open Source Software 2017 – from Compliance to Cooperation, Wednesday, December 20, 2017, San Francisco, CA
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Open Source Software 2017 – from Compliance to Cooperation, Wednesday, December 20, 2017, San Francisco, CA
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