Renata Watkin


Renata Watkin
Ph.D. candidate (Law)

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Renata Watkin is a PhD in Law candidate at the University of Ottawa Centre for Law, Technology and Society, under the supervision of Prof. Teresa Scassa.

Renata Watkin’s doctoral research focuses on geographical indications in the Canadian context. She has been drawn to the area of geographical indications as a function of her international trade experience and her studies as a wine specialist, having been granted the Wine and Spirit Advanced Certificate with distinction by the London-based Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET).

Renata Watkin holds an LL.B. from the University of Ottawa (2010), a Master’s Degree in International Affairs from Carleton University (2001) and has lectured on international trade law at Carleton University for several years. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Renata Watkin was a diplomat specializing in international trade.

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