Foltea Marina

Marina Foltea
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  • Linkages Between Trade and Other Regulatory Issues
  • WTO Dispute Settlement and Regional Trade Agreements
  • Intellectual Property Rights, SPS/TBT

Marina Foltea is a former Research Fellow at the World Trade Institute (WTI) in Bern. She has investigated legal aspects of the institutional linkages between the WTO and other international organisations. She worked on a SECO-funded project concerning non-tariff barriers for trade in South Eastern Europe and administered training programmes at the WTI.


She also served for several years as a trade lawyer with the Government of Moldova and several EC-funded projects on WTO accession and related subjects. In the second phase of NCCR, she focused on how institutional conflicts in the regulation of plant genetic resources impact on innovation (together with Prof. Thomas Cottier).