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Zachary L. catanzaro

Assistant Professor of Law

Intellectual Property & Cyberlaw Lawyer


I connect law with art & technology

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Zachary L. Catanzaro is an Assistant Professor of Law at St. Thomas University College of Law, where he teaches in the Intellectual Property Certificate program. His recent research includes articles on the use of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) to facilitate lawful digital resale under the Copyright Act, published in the prestigious Harvard Journal of Sports and Entertainment Law, and on how generative AI art undermines the economic Copyright Incentive Theory, published in the NYU Journal of Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law.  

Prior to his academic career, Professor Catanzaro spent a decade engaged in litigation and transactional practice, primarily focusing on corporate cyberlaw, intellectual property, and digital assets. His clients consisted of entrepreneurs, creative start-ups and technology companies. During his time in private practice, he leveraged emergent technologies, including his utilization of artificial intelligence in large-scale eDiscovery projects.

Demonstrating a deep commitment to service, Professor Catanzaro actively contributes to the educational outreach efforts of the Florida Bar. He is honored to serve as the academic chair of the Business Law Section's Blockchain & Digital Assets Committee and eDiscovery & Electronic Evidence Committee. In this capacity, he has authored numerous legislative white papers on proposed Florida technology-related regulations and has lectured on behalf of the Bar to enhance lawyers' technological competency in practice.


In his spare time, Professor Catanzaro pursues his passion for music by playing piano.

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