Profile for Shane Valenzi

Journal Position: Editor in Chief

Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA

Previous Education: University of Pennsylvania, B.A., Theatre Arts

Areas of Interest: Copyright Law, Entertainment Law

Work History: Legal Intern, Volunteer Lawyers and Practitioners for the Arts, Nashville TN; Research Assistant, Professor Stephen Hetcher; Dramaturg, Nashville Shakespeare Festival. 2009-2010: Artistic Director, Pittsburgh Savoyards; Assistant Director/Dramaturg, Pittsburgh Musical Theater.

Blog Posts:
  • Give My Regards to FCC Regulations, and the NFL’s Regards Too - 4/2/2013
  • Come and Knock On Our Door…With a Cease-and-Desist Notice - 8/29/2012
  • Can a Tweet Violate Trademark Law? Pittsburgh Steelers’ Rashard Mendenhall Hopes Not - 5/9/2012
  • The Internet Is For…Love? Not So Much… - 2/14/2012
  • Bernard Berrian Will Sue Your Puppy - 11/12/2011

  • Journal News & Monday Morning JETLawg Posts:
  • An Ode to Power Outages and Performers’ Rights: In Haiku - 7/4/2012