Marsha S. Cadogan is a post-doctoral fellow with CIGI’s International Law Research Program (ILRP). Her research at CIGI is focused on the interrelationship between geographical indications (GIs) and trademark laws, as well as the global implications of GIs in preferential free trade agreements.

Marsha’s broader research interests are in IP rights and international trade, IP rights and innovation, and international law and development in a global context. Marsha’s expertise is multijurisdictional and includes the IP jurisdictions of the European Union, the United States, Switzerland, Japan, Canada and the Caribbean.

Marsha taught at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, for several years before joining the ILRP. She has a bachelor of science, economics and management from the University of the West Indies (Jamaica), an LL.B. from Kings College at the University of London (England) and an LL.M. and a Ph.D. in intellectual property rights law from Osgoode Hall Law School, York University. Marsha is a board member on Canada’s International Law Association and is also called to the Bar in Ontario.