Wayne R. Watkinson devotes the majority of his practice to corporations and associations involved in agriculture and agribusiness. He has particular expertise in commodity promotion and marketing issues. For almost two decades, he has worked with the dairy and beef industries to develop and implement their successful commodity promotion and research programs. Furthermore, he has counseled several other commodity groups on the establishment of similar programs, including honey, mushrooms, soybeans, fluid milk, watermelons, and peanuts.
In addition to domestic marketing activities, Mr. Watkinson serves as counsel to organizations such as the U.S. Dairy Export Council that operates programs to enhance exports of agricultural commodities. As part of his representation of agriculture commodity sectors, Mr. Watkinson has been involved in extensive restructuring and mergers of organizations and companies.
Mr. Watkinson also maintains an administrative law practice. He represents clients in the areas of technology transfer, technology commercialization, health care issues, the Freedom of Information Act, and patent and trademark law.
Mr. Watkinson often gives presentations at various conventions and meetings on agricultural topics and offers his insight on pending agricultural legislation.
B.A., St. Leo University
J.D., Howard University
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Wayne Watkinson featured by Agripulse. View the video here.