Speakers

Mark Lange
Senior Policy Counsel, Microsoft EMEA; Paris, France

Mark Lange is Senior Policy Counsel in the Intellectual Property & Licensing team of the Microsoft Law and Corporate Affairs department in Europe.  He has been based in Microsoft’s Paris office since 1998.  Mr. Lange works on legislative and government policy issues relating to interoperability, standards, intellectual property, and open source software across the Europe, Middle East, and Africa regions. 

Prior to joining Microsoft, Mr. Lange worked for the law firm of Covington & Burling in its Washington, D.C. and Brussels offices from 1989 to 1998.  His practice included general litigation, international trade, and intellectual property.

Mr. Lange grew up in Charlottesville, Virginia.  He graduated from the University of Virginia in 1981 and from Northwestern University Law School in 1989.