Lawyers of Distinction wishes to welcome Darren Crew, Esq., of Washington D.C. as one of its newest members. Mr. Crew is a partner with Kratz, Quintos & Hanson, LLP. He is an attorney with over fifteen years of experience in the areas of intellectual property (including copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and unfair competition), acquisitions, appeals, computer hardware and software, contracts, cybersecurity, enforcement, legal opinions, licensing, negotiations, network security, portfolio management, and technology transfer. The Rotary Club has awarded him the Presidential Citation for Outstanding Service. He has been named in the Best Attorneys of America, and has served on the Steering Committee of the D.C. Bar Association for Intellectual Property. He has a law degree from Rutgers University and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Drexel University. He has written a number of articles and presented lectures regarding intellectual property law and ethics. He is registered as an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Neutral with the American Intellectual Property Law Association. Also, he is knowledgeable of federal procurement issues (Federal Acquisition Regulations system) and can communicate in multiple languages including American Sign Language, Chinese, English, Japanese, and Spanish. He is registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and admitted to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the Copyright Society of the United States of America, D.C. Bar Association, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, International Trademark Association, Licensing Executives Society, and PTAB Bar Association. Additionally, he has volunteered with the community, has CPR certification and has FEMA-related training.