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Public Knowledge Presents Seventh IP3 Awards to Samuelson, Crawford, Geist and Paley

August 3, 2010 IP3 , Press Release

Public Knowledge President Gigi B. Sohn announced that four winners have been chosen for the 2010 IP3 awards.  In addition, a special President’s Award will also be presented.  The name of that winner has not yet been disclosed.

This year, the awards will be given Pamela Samuelson, Susan Crawford, Michael Geist and Nina Paley.  Awards are given to individuals who over the past year (or over the course of their careers) who have advanced the public interest in one of the three areas of “IP” –Intellectual Property, Information Policy and Internet Protocol. The awards will be presented at a ceremony Oct. 13 in Washington, D.C.

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Public Knowledge Accepting Nominations for IP3 Awards

April 30, 2010 IP3 , Press Release

Public Knowledge today put out the call for public nominations for its seventh annual IP3 awards, which honor achievement in Intellectual Property, Internet Protocol and Information Policy.

Winners in 2009 were Karen Jackson, Deputy Secretary of Technology, Commonwealth of Virginia; Sascha Meinrath, Founder, Open Technology Initiative and Siva Vaidhyanathan, Professor of Media Studies, University of Virginia.   Sarah Deutsch, Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Verizon, won the special President’s Award.  Last year’s awards ceremony was attended by Sen. Mark Warner FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski and NTIA Dir. Lawrence Strickling.

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Public Knowledge Presents Sixth IP3 Awards to Deutsch, Jackson, Vaidhyanathan, Meinrath

October 20, 2009 IP3 , Press Release

Public Knowledge has presented the sixth annual IP3 awards at a ceremony in Washington October 15.

Sarah Deutsch, Vice President and Associate General Counsel for Verizon, won the previously unannounced President’s award. She received the award for extraordinary dedication to protecting the free flow of information over the Internet. Among her many accomplishments, Sarah was a major force in the negotiations around the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, where she helped to ensure that Internet Service Providers obtained safe harbors that shielded them from strict liability for hosting or transmitting infringing material over their networks. She continues to be the most prominent advocate for balanced copyright laws among telecommunications companies.

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Public Knowledge Presents Sixth IP3 Awards to Vaidhyanathan, Jackson, Meinrath

August 4, 2009 IP3 , Press Release

Public Knowledge President Gigi B. Sohn announced that three winners have been chosen for the 2009 IP3 Awards. In addition, a special President’s Award will also be presented. The name of that winner has not yet been disclosed.

This year, the awards will be given to Siva Vaidhyanathan, Karen Jackson and Sascha Meinrath. Awards are given to individuals who over the past year (or over the course of their careers) who have advanced the public interest in one of the three areas of “IP” –Intellectual Property, Information Policy and Internet Protocol. The awards will be presented at a ceremony Oct. 15 in Washington, D.C.

Vaidhyanathan was recognized for his work in intellectual property. Now a professor of media studies at the University of Virginia, Vaidhyanathan for a decade has been one of the leading academic advocates for a more balanced copyright policy.

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Public Knowledge Congratulates Boucher on Telecom Subcommittee Chairmanship

January 8, 2009 Fair Use , IP3 , Network Neutrality , Press Release

Background: Rep. Rick Boucher (D-VA), will take over the House Telecommunications and Internet Subcommittee from long-time chairman Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA), who will chair the Energy and Environment Subcommittee.

The following statement is attributed to Gigi B. Sohn, president and co-founder of Public Knowledge:

“We are delighted with the selection of Rep. Boucher as the chairman of the Telecom Subcommittee. Mr. Boucher is a champion of the Internet, one of the co-founders of the Congressional Internet Caucus and dedicated to bringing technological innovation to our economy. He has also been a leader on intellectual-property issues and a dedicated defender of consumer rights in the digital age. He was one of the winners of Public Knowledge’s IP (3) awards in 2004, the first year the awards were given. We look forward to working with him on the wide variety of challenges in the broadband era.

“At the same time, we thank Rep.

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Public Knowledge Presents First IP3 Awards To Boucher, Danger Mouse, Kahle

January 8, 2009 IP3 , Press Release

Public Knowledge President Gigi B. Sohn announced today that Rep. Rick Boucher (D-Va.), entertainer Danger Mouse and computing pioneer Brewster Kahle are the first recipients of the organization’s IP3 award. Awards are given to individuals who over the past year (or over the course of their careers) who have advanced the public interest in one of the three areas of “IP” – Intellectual Property, Information Policy and the Internet Protocol. The awards will be presented Oct. 14 in Washington, D.C.

Boucher was chosen because of his outstanding record as an advocate on Capitol Hill for balance in our copyright law in an era where large corporate copyright interests increasingly call for expanded rights. He has led the fight to preserve fair use rights and has been an exemplary champion for consumers and their rights to use digital media. His sponsorship of the Digital Media Consumers’ Rights Act is only the latest of his efforts.

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Public Knowledge Presents Fifth IP3 Awards to Lofgren, Scott, von Lohmann and Malamud

September 2, 2008 IP3 , Press Release

Public Knowledge President Gigi B. Sohn announced that Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), a member of the House Judiciary Committee, will receive the special President’s Award at this year’s IP3 awards.

Lofgren will receive the President’s Award because of her advocacy on virtually every issue of concern to Public Knowledge. “From Net Neutrality to fair use, there has been no more steadfast champion for the issues about which Public Knowledge cares than Zoe Lofgren,” Sohn said. “She has been the leading advocate for reforming our Internet policy and for bringing copyright policy into line with the realities of digital technology.

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Public Knowledge Presents Fourth IP3 Awards to Wu, Love and OK Go; Young Receives President’s Award

September 26, 2007 IP3 , Press Release

For immediate release

Public Knowledge President Gigi B. Sohn announced that PK's 2007 IP3 awards will be presented to Columbia University Law Professor Tim Wu, activist James Love and the members of the band, OK Go — Damian Kulash, Tim Nordwind, Dan Konopka, and Andy Ross. Robert Young, founder of Red Hat Software, will receive the President's Award.

Awards are given to individuals who over the past year (or over the course of their careers) who have advanced the public interest in one of the three areas of "IP" – Intellectual Property, Information Policy and the Internet Protocol. The awards will be presented Oct. 11 in Washington, D.C.

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Public Knowledge Sets 2006 IP3 Awards

July 5, 2006 IP3 , Press Release

For Immediate Release

Public Knowledge today asked for nominations for its IP3 awards for 2006, the third year the awards will be given. The awards honor achievement in the areas of Intellectual Property, Information Policy and Internet Protocol. The organization sent the following statement to its members and posted it on the Public Knowledge Web site:

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Public Knowledge Presents Second IP3 Awards to Hale, Maguire, and Reed

September 8, 2005 IP3 , Press Release

For Immediate Release

Public Knowledge President Gigi B. Sohn announced that PK's 2005 IP3 awards will be presented to Victoria Hale, founder of the Institute for One World Health, which uses donated intellectual property to produce low-cost medicines for the developing world; Gregory Maguire, author of "Wicked" and other novels; and David P. Reed, one of the pioneering computer scientists whose work led to the development of the architecture of the Internet.

Awards are given to individuals who over the past year (or over the course of their careers) who have advanced the public interest in one of the three areas of "IP" – Intellectual Property, Information Policy and the Internet Protocol. The awards will be presented Sept. 29 in Washington, D.C.

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