Dr Wenting Cheng

Visitor, School of Regulation and Global Governance
Teaching Associate, ANU College of Law
ANU College of Law and ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
T: 61257029

Areas of expertise

  • Law 1801
  • Intellectual Property Law 180115
  • International Trade Law 180117


Dr. Cheng is now a visitor at the School of Regulation and Global Governanxe (RegNet) of ANU, as well as Teaching Associate at ANU College of Law and Department of Business Law and Taxation, Monash University. She completed her PhD project China: Rule-taker or Rule-maker in the International Intellectual Property System? at the School of Regulation and Governance (RegNet) of the Australian National University in December 2018.

In 2018, Wenting was a Visiting Fellow at the ANU Centre for European Studies, working on geographical indications in East Asian countries. From 2017 to 2018, Wenting was a  research assistant for Dr Elisa Nesossi at the ANU Center for China in the World, working on criminology in China. Wenting was a researcher at the Development and Research Center of State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) from 2009 to 2013. At the Center, she participated in over 20 research projects and submitted policy briefs related to China’s intellectual property laws, policies and national strategies, especially focusing on patents.

Wenting obtained her LL.M. degree from Peking University and LL.B degree from Shanghai International Studies University. Wenting’s current research interest is international regulation of intellectual property, in particualr data exclusivity and geographical indications. She also has a broad interest in the regulation of technology in China. 


Researcher's projects

China: Rule-taker or Rule-maker in the International Intellectual Property System?


Understanding Geographical Indications



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