Katie Lee Riddle

Te Kotahi Research Institute – University of Waikato


Ko Horotua me Takitimu tōku waka,
Ko Puketapu tōku maunga,
Ko Te Arai tōku awa,
Ko Rongowhakaata tōku iwi,
Ko Ngati Maru tōku hapū,
Ko Pahou tōku marae,

Ko KatieLee Riddle tōku ingoa.

KatieLee Riddle is a Law Graduate from the University of Waikato. Having completed a Bachelor or Laws (Hons) with a second major in Theatre Studies, she has maintained a passion for Intellectual Property, and is particularly interested in the intersections between the Creative Industries and Law.

In the past four years, KatieLee has clerked at Chapman Tripp, served as President at the Waikato Women in Law Association, and spent two years on the Te Whakahiapo (Waikato Maori Law Students Association) executive board while also performing in numerous theatrical productions. Throughout her studies, KatieLee has also researched in Gender and Sexuality Law, Charity Law, and Technology Law.

She currently researches in the space of Indigenous Intellectual Property at Te Kotahi Research Institute as a Nga Pae o Te Maramatanga Scholar.