Academics

Education

  • J.D., magna cum laude, St. Thomas University School of Law, (2012)

  • B.A. Entrepreneurial Management, Florida Atlantic University (2009)

  • B.A. Marketing, Florida Atlantic University (2009)

  • Minor, Music Performance, Florida Atlantic University (2009)

 

St. Thomas University School of Law, Miami Gardens, Florida

  • Adjunct Professor, Cyberlaw, IP Certificate Program

  • Adjunct Professor, Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Law, IP Certificate Program

  • Adjunct Professor, Cyberprivacy, Cybersecurity LLM

  • Articles Editor, St. Thomas Law Review

  • Assisted Learning Instructor, Contracts

  • Assisted Learning Instructor, Civil Procedure

  • Research Assistant, Trade Secrets & Antitrust Law

 

Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad College of Law, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

  • Adjunct Professor, Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Law

 

Papers & Publications

  • Proposed Florida Transparency in Technology Act, Florida Bar Business Law Section Computer Law & Technology Committee Technical Paper, Contributing Author (2021)

  • Proposed House Bill 439, Senate Bill 810: An act relating to prohibited governmental transactions with technology companies and for Chinese products; Prohibition against purchasing goods from or contracting with certain technology companies, Florida Bar Business Law Section Computer Law & Technology Committee Technical Paper, Contributing Author (2021)

  • Florida’s New FinTech Sandbox Statute Removes Barriers to Innovation in Digital & Cryptocurrency Servicing, Catanzaro & Kain (2020)

  • The Revolution Will be Memorialized: Selected Blockchain-Based Smart Contract Use Cases, Catanzaro & Kain, 94. Fla. Bar. J. 5 (2020)

  • Patients as Peers: Blockchain Based EHR and Medical Information Commons Models for HITECH Act Compliance, Catanzaro & Kain, 44 Nova L. Rev. 3, 290 (2020)

  • Proposed 2020 Revisions to Florida’s eDiscovery Civil Rules of Procedure, Contributing Editor, Civil Rules Task Force of the Business Law Section of the Florida Bar (2020)

  • Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Law (forthcoming textbook)

  • Proposed House Bill 735: An act relating to blockchain technology; et al., Florida Bar Business Law Section Computer Law & Technology Committee Technical Paper, Contributing Author (2019)

  • Digital Currency & Distributed Ledger Glossary for Legislators, Florida Bar Digital Currency Task Force, (2018)

  • A Survey of Current Regulatory Efforts Concerning Distributed Ledger Technologies, Florida Bar Digital Currency Task Force (2018)

  • Deconstructing the Walls of Secrecy: A Law and Economics Primer on Trade Secret Law (2011)

 

Presentations & Conferences

  • Blockchain Industry and Academic Program Panels, Florida Bar Business Law Section Liaison at the Florida Legislative Blockchain Task Force Meeting, (December 13, 2019)

  • Protecting Your Brand as an Artist, City of Delray Beach Arts Warehouse (September 10, 2019)

  • The Future of Digital Evidence is Here: Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Records: Correcting the Myth of Anonymity, Panel Moderator and Presenter, Florida Bar Annual Convention (June 28, 2019)

  • Trade Secret Law, Guest Lecture Series to St. Thomas University Law School Innovations and Inventions Class (February 2019)

  • Blockchain Regulatory Strategies for Florida Regulators, Presentation to the Florida Bar Digital Currency Task Force (August 31, 2018)

  • Litigation Strategy and Public Relations, Presentation to Florida Atlantic University undergraduate marketing program (April 14, 2017)

  • The Public Policy Goals of Advertising Regulation, Presentation to Florida Atlantic University undergraduate marketing program (April 14, 2017)

  • Litigation Strategy and Public Relations, Presentation to Florida Atlantic University undergraduate marketing program (December 1, 2016)

 

Academic Awards

  • Best Student: Antitrust, Constitutional Law II (Bill of Rights), Civil Procedure I, Civil Procedure II, Criminal Law, Intellectual Property, & Trade Secrets

  • Dean’s List (2009-2012)

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