The ChIPs Hall of Fame award was established in 2013 to recognize the exceptional accomplishments of individuals who have contributed significantly to the areas of intellectual property, technology, law and policy and have shown a demonstrated commitment to the ChIPs mission.

INDUCTEES

hirono-hof

2018

MAZIE K. HIRONO

ChIPs is delighted to announce its 2018 Hall of Fame honoree, U.S. Senator Mazie K. Hirono, a barrier breaker who has dedicated her life to public service. Hirono blazed a trail from Honolulu to Washington, D.C., becoming Hawaii’s first female senator and the country’s first Asian-American woman senator in 2012. She was the only woman of color in the Senate until the 2016 election.

HIRONO HOF ANNOUNCEMENT
GLOBAL SUMMIT REGISTRATION
lee-hof

2017

MICHELLE K. LEE

ChIPs is delighted that to announce that Michelle Lee, the former Undersecretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, was inducted into the ChIPs Hall of Fame on October 17, 2017. Michelle blazed a trail from Silicon Valley to Washington, when she became the first woman to hold the position. “Michelle, in my opinion, is a force to be reckoned with,” ChIPs co-founder Julie Mar-Spinola said during the induction ceremony. “She’s accomplished. She’s articulate. She’s strong-minded. She’s focused.”

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smith-hof

2016

MEGAN SMITH

ChIPs is delighted that to announce that Megan Smith, United States Chief Technology Officer in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy was inducted into the ChIPs Hall of Fame on September 15, 2016. We continue to be inspired by Megan’s focus on how technology, data and innovation can advance the future of our nation along with her advocacy for women in STEM and focus on inclusion for people of all backgrounds.

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RBG-hof

2015

JUSTICE RUTH BADER GINSBURG

ChIPs is delighted that to announce that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was inducted into the ChIPs Hall of Fame on October 28, 2015.

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MONTAGE
PRESENTATION
JUDGE PAULINE NEWMAN'S REMARKS
JCG-hof

2015

PROFESSOR JANE C. GINSBURG

ChIPs is delighted that to announce that Professor Jane C. Ginsburg was inducted into the ChIPs Hall of Fame on October 28, 2015.

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MONTAGE
PRESENTATION
krevans-hof

2014

RACHEL KREVANS

ChIPs is delighted that to announce that Rachel Krevans was inducted into the ChIPs Hall of Fame on October 2, 2014.

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newman-hof

2013

HON. PAULINE NEWMAN

FEDERAL CIRCUIT JUDGE

ChIPs is delighted that to announce that the Hon. Pauline Newman was inducted into the 2013 ChIPs Hall of Fame..

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levine-hof

2013

HON. LYNN LEVINE

ChIPs is delighted that to announce that the Hon. Lynn Levine was inducted into the 2013 ChIPs Hall of Fame..

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