Justin Colannino


Senior Attorney

Justin has a decade of experience representing clients at the intersection of free & open source software communities and for-profit enterprises. At Microsoft, he is part of a small team that oversees processes to enable open source engagement at massive scale. Prior to Microsoft, Justin was an active pro bono lawyer to free & open source software communities – having provided pro bono advice to the Free Software Foundation, the Apache Software Foundation, the Open Source Initiative, and the GNOME Foundation.

A published computer scientist in a past life, Justin also has significant experience with patent litigation both in private practice and as a law clerk in the District of New Jersey.

Justin Colannino

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