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Dr. Kenneth D. Crews Honored for Excellence in Copyright Law

Dr. Crews is a major player in international copyright law development

One of Dr. Crews' major clients is the World Intellectual Property Association (WIPO), which is part of the United Nations.

    LOS ANGELES, CA, October 19, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Dr. Kenneth D. Crews has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Dr. Crews has been honing his reputation as a trusted lawyer, professor, and international copyright consultant since earning a J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis in 1980. He has utilized his skills in his role as copyright attorney with Gipson Hoffman & Pancione since 2014, following a career in university teaching and administration. Dr. Crews works primarily in the commercial and entertainment sectors, and he represents universities, museums, and publishers. He has also been a founding faculty member of the Munich Intellectual Property Law Center since 2003, and a consultant to diverse organizations throughout his career.

One of Dr. Crews' major clients is the World Intellectual Property Association (WIPO), which is part of the United Nations. He has completed multiple research studies for the organization and presented his findings to delegates from different countries through formal presentations in Geneva, Switzerland. Dr. Crews conducts diplomacy visits worldwide to meet with different governments and discuss copyright law reform. He has consulted with governmental offices in South America, the Middle East, Iceland, Armenia, Australia, and New Zealand. Because of the significance of his work, Dr. Crews has been called upon to do public speaking and conduct meetings in more than 30 countries and in nearly every state of the United States regarding the development of copyright law. He is the author of multiple books and articles, primarily on copyright law.

Dr. Crews holds a Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles, earned in 1990. He has shared his knowledge and experience in a number of teaching and administration roles over the years, including at Columbia University, Indiana University, and San Jose State University. He has been a visiting professor at the University of Paris-Sarbonne and in Cairo, Bayreuth, and Helsinki. Dr. Crews has remained active in the legal community as well. He is a past executive director and co-founder of the Los Angeles Venture Association. His professional affiliations include the State Bar of California and the American Library Association, from which he received the Patterson Copyright Award in 2005.

Other honors that Dr. Crews has received include the Mark T. Banner Award from the Intellectual Property Section of the American Bar Association in 2014. In 1990, he received a Dissertation Award from the Association for the Study of Higher Education. He was named a Distinguished Scholar by the UCLA Alumni Association in 1986. These and other achievements were taken into consideration when Dr. Crews was chosen to be featured in the 60th through 70th editions of Who's Who in America, the 37th through 42nd editions of Who's Who in the East, the 26th edition of Who's Who in the Midwest, the 42nd and 43rd editions of Who's Who in the West, the 22nd edition of Who's Who in the World, and the 2nd through 4th editions of Who's Who of Emerging Leaders in America. He has also appeared in several editions of Who's Who in American Education and Who's Who in American Law.

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