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Wentong Zheng

Associate Professor



Mailing Address:
Box #117625 Gainesville, FL 32611


(352) 273-0936

(352) 392-3005

Professor Wentong Zheng received his J.D. and Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford University, where he was an executive editor of Stanford Law Review. His research focuses on legal and economic issues confronting private businesses and regulatory agencies in a globalized world. He teaches Contracts, International Business Transactions, International Trade Law, and Secured Transactions.

Professor Zheng's scholarship can be found on:


J.D., Stanford Law School; Ph.D., Economics, Stanford University; M.A., Renmin University of China; B.A., Renmin University of China

Teaching and Scholarship

  • International Trade & Business, Antitrust and Competition Policy, Chinese Law & Economy, International Intellectual Property, Commercial Law, Law and Economics

Professional Activities

  • University of Florida: Joined College of Law faculty as Assistant Professor in 2011.
  • Previous Academic Experience: Associate Professor, University at Buffalo Law School (2009-2011).
  • Private Practice: Steptoe & Johnson LLP (Washington, DC, 2005-2009).

International Business Transactions (2-3 credits) - LAW 6930

International Trade Law (2-3 credits) - LAW 6262

Secured Transactions (3 credits) - LAW 6051

Book Chapters

  • “Reforming China’s State-Owned Enterprises: Institutions, Not Ownership,” in Chinese State Capitalism and Institutional Change: Domestic and Global Implications (with Curtis J. Milhaupt) (Benjamin Liebman & Curtis J. Milhaupt, eds.) (Oxford U. Press, forthcoming, 2015)
  • “International Sales and Intellectual Property Rights,” in Treatise on International Sales Law: Contracts, Principles & Practice (Larry Di’Matteo, Andre Janssen, Ulrich Magnus & Reiner Schulz, eds.) (NOMOS Verlagsgesellschaft, forthcoming 2015)
  • Competition Law in China,” in Research Handbook on Comparative Competition Law (John Duns, Brendan Sweeney and Arlen Duke eds., Edward Elgar, forthcoming 2015)
  • “State-Owned Enterprises versus the State: Lessons from Trade Law,” in Competition and the State (Thomas Cheng, Ioannis Lianos & D. Daniel Sokol, eds.) (Stanford University Press, 2014)
  • “State-Owned-Enterprises as Market Participants: Lessons from Trade Law,” in Competition and the Role of the State (Ioannis Lianos and D. Daniel Sokol, eds.) (Stanford U. Press, 2013)
  • “State Capitalism and the Regulation of Competition in China,” in The Regulation of Competition: The Case of Asian Capitalism (Mike W. Dowdle, John S. Gillespie & Imelda Maher, eds.) (Cambridge U. Press, 2013)
  • “Administrative Monopolies in China: An Overview and Recent Developments,” in International Antitrust Law & Policy, Annual Proceedings of the Fordham Competition Law Institute (Barry Hawk, ed.) (2011)


  • “Exhausting Patents,” 63 UCLA L. Rev. __ (forthcoming 2016)
  • Beyond Ownership: State Capitalism and the Chinese Firm, (with Curtis J. Milhaupt) 103 Georgetown Law Journal 665 (2015)
  • The Revolving Door, 90 Notre Dame Law Review 1265 (2015)
  • “FRAND in China,” (with D. Daniel Sokol) 22 Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal 71 (2013)
  • “Counting Once, Counting Twice: The Precarious State of Subsidy Regulation,” 49 Stanford Journal of International Law 427 (2013)
  • “Structural Impediments to Global Antitrust Convergence: Lessons from China,” Concurrences 58 (2013)
  • “Reforming Trade Remedies,” 34 Michigan Journal of International Law 151 (2012)
  • “Antimonopoly Law and Practice in China,” 10 Competition Law Journal 337 (2011) (reviewing H. Stephen Harris et al., Anti-Monopoly Law and Practice in China, Oxford Univ. Press, 2011)
  • “Trade Remedies and Non-Market Economies: The WTO Appellate Body’s Report in United States — Definitive Antidumping and Countervailing Duties on Certain Products from China,” 15 American Society of International Law Insights (2011)