Stephen LaPorte

Legal Director
Wikimedia Foundation

Stephen is Legal Director at the Wikimedia Foundation, where he advises on copyright, trademarks, governance, and other internet law and policy topics. Stephen is co-creator of CollabMark, a trademark guide for open source and free software projects. He is also an active contributor to open source, including a series of interactive visualizations of Wikipedia. Stephen’s main areas of interest are licensing, open science, and online platforms. Stephen graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.