IP3 Awards 2023

Join us to celebrate the leaders in the fields of Intellectual Property, Information Policy, and Internet Protocol.

It is with great pleasure that we extend this invitation to the 2023 Annual IP3 Awards, a momentous occasion where we come together to recognize and honor remarkable individuals who have made significant contributions in the fields of Intellectual Property, Information Policy, and Internet Protocol.

Public Knowledge is thrilled to host the Annual IP3 Awards for the 20th time and celebrate with everyone. 

Date: Thursday, September 28, 2023 

Location: Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center

Time: 6.30 p.m. ET

We cordially invite you to join us on this remarkable evening of recognition, networking, and celebration, we cannot wait to see you all dressed in your finest attire!

We are excited to present the following esteemed recipients with their well-deserved awards:

  • Information Policy Award: Representative Yvette Clarke

Hailing from central Brooklyn, Congresswoman Yvette Diane Clarke proudly represents the community that raised her. She is the daughter of Jamaican immigrants and takes her passion for her Caribbean heritage to Congress, where she co-chairs the Congressional Caribbean Caucus and works to foster relationships between the United States and the Caribbean Community. Clarke is a Senior Member of both the House Energy and Commerce Committee and House Committee on Homeland Security. Clarke also serves as the Vice Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus.

  • Intellectual Property Award: Betsy Rosenblatt

Betsy Rosenblatt is a Professor of Law at Case Western Reserve University Law School. Over a teaching career spanning many institutions, including the University of Tulsa, U.C. Davis, Whittier Law School, and the University of Maastricht (Netherlands), Professor Rosenblatt has taught courses including Copyright, Trademark, Patent, Intellectual Property, Video Game Law, Civil Procedure, and Law Review. After graduating from Harvard Law School, Prof. Rosenblatt practiced intellectual property litigation at the firm of Irell & Manella in Los Angeles, where she litigated copyright, trademark, and patent matters. In addition to being a professor, she is currently of Counsel to the firm of Kesselman Brantly Stockinger LLP and the (volunteer) Legal Chair of the Organization for Transformative Works, a nonprofit that advocates for fans and fanworks.

  • Internet Protocol Award: Francella Ochillo

Francella Ochillo is an attorney and public interest advocate who works to ensure that all Americans can benefit from advances in technology, regardless of geography or income. Her work at Next Century Cities highlights the importance of making digital equity a foundational principle in broadband access and adoption program development. During her tenure as executive director, Francella elevated community-based perspectives in Federal Communications Commission, Federal Trade Commission, and National Telecommunications and Information Administration proceedings, memorializing the local impact of federal policy proposals.

For more information about the Annual IP3 Awards and to explore the distinguished list of past recipients, please visit Publicknowledge.org/IP3Awards. If you have any questions or would like to discuss sponsorship opportunities for the 2023 IP3 Awards, kindly direct your inquiries to Michele Ambadiang at michele@publicknowledge.org.

As always, we are immensely grateful for the support of our sponsors, without whom the Annual IP3 Awards would not be possible. If you or your organization are interested in becoming a sponsor, we offer various sponsorship levels designed to suit different contributions:

  • Platinum Sponsorship: $50,000+
  • Gold Sponsorship: $25,000+
  • Silver Sponsorship: $10,000+
  • Bronze Sponsorship: $5,000+

Your involvement in the IP3 Awards would undoubtedly help us amplify the recognition of those who have significantly impacted the fields of Intellectual Property, Information Policy, and Internet Protocol, and we warmly welcome your support.

Please mark your calendar for September 28 and come celebrate with us at the Annual IP3 Awards.

Thank you for your continued support!