IP3 Awards

The IP3 Awards is a special occasion to honor those who have made significant contributions in our field over the past year, or over the course of their career. Each year, we honor people in 3 areas of IP: Intellectual Property, Information Policy, and Internet Protocol.



Senator Ed Markey
Michelle Lee, Former Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office 
Gigi Sohn, Fellow at Georgetown Law, Open Society Foundation, and Mozilla; Former Counselor to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler 


Senator Al Franken
Representative Blake Farenthold
Jessica Gonzalez, National Hispanic Media Coalition


Shari Steele, Electronic Frontier Foundation
Rebecca Tushnet, Georgetown Law
Chip Pickering, COMPTEL


Tim Berners-Lee, World Wide Web Consortium
Malkia Cyril, Center for Media Justice
Julie Samuels, Engine


The Honorable Anna Eshoo, US House of Representatives
Jerry Brito, WCITLeaks Leader and Faculty at the Mercatus Center
Eli Dourado, WCITLeaks Leader and Faculty at the Mercatus Center
Sina Khanifar, entrepreneur and author of the successful White House Cell Phone Unlocking petition.


Rebecca MacKinnon, Senior Fellow, New America Foundation
Michael Masnick, CEO, Techdirt
Andy Schwartzman, Public Interest Communications Attorney
Representative Darrell Issa, R-CA (President's Award)


Ron Wyden, U.S. Senator, Oregon
Beth Noveck, professor, New York Law School
Peter Jaszi, professor, American University's Washington College of Law


Pamela Samuelson, professor, Berkeley Law School & School of Information
Susan Crawford, professor of Law, Cardozo Law School
Michael Geist, professor, University of Ottawa


Karen Jackson, Deputy Secretary of Technology, Commonwealth of Virginia
Sascha Meinrath, Founder, Open Technology Initiative
Siva Vaidhyanathan, Professor of Media Studies, University of Virginia
Sarah Deutsch, Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Verizon
(President's Award)


Carl Malamud
Ben Scott
Fred von Lohmann
Representative Zoe Lofgren, D-CA (President's Award)


Jamie Love
Tim Wu
Robert Young (President's Award)


Yochai Benkler
Blake and Jason Krikorian
Jessica Litman
James Burger (President's Award)


Victoria Hale
Gregory Macguire
Dr. David P. Reed
Gary Shapiro (President's Award)


Rick Boucher, D-Va
DJ Danger Mouse
Brewster Kahle, Internet Archive

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