Kenneth D. Crews
June 2010 – 2012
Appendix 2 and Appendix 3 are articles published as a result of this research are also available for download on the Social Science Research Network at:
Appendix 2: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2120210
Appendix 3: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2026476
About the Author
Kenneth D. Crews is an attorney, author, professor, and international copyright consultant. He has been a consultant to businesses, universities, and governments in many countries in all parts of the world, and has received two national awards for his leadership on copyright issues. His practice centers on copyright, trademark, branding, and intellectual property law for diverse business, entertainment, and nonprofit clients. Dr. Crews works closely with clients regarding the complexities of their use and ownership of intellectual property, the strategic management of IP assets, and development programs of licenses, contracts, and policy positions. Clients include software developers, film producers, major research universities, independent authors, and publishers of books, journals, and multimedia products. Building on his academic background and diverse experiences, he has served as an expert witness in copyright litigation involving art, software, fashion design, and fair use at research universities.
For more than 25 years, Dr. Crews has been a national and international leader, addressing copyright issues of importance especially to universities, museums, research institutes, and publishers. He been an invited speaker in 44 states and on six continents. He has consulted with national governments on issues of copyright reform in all parts of the world. The World Intellectual Property Organization (a U.N. agency) commissioned him to analyze copyright exceptions from all 189 member countries, and that study is informing current discussions in Geneva regarding possible treaty development. Kenneth Crews has been a professor of law, information science, and business; he held a named chair in law at Indiana University and served most recently at Columbia University in New York City. He has been a visiting professor in Paris, Munich, Bayreuth, Helsinki, and Cairo.