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Faculty Associate DCC, University of Arizona

Bashar Malkawi was Global Professor of Practice in Law at University of Arizona, where he currently teaches corporate law, business associations, and international trade law. He is well-versed in teaching and providing legal advice with 20+ years' experience in private and public sectors. Prof. Malkawi is a prolific scholar, whose work covers a variety of subjects, but with strong emphasis on the World Trade Organization, regional trade agreements, and business law (broadly conceived). His publications appeared in such top-tier journals as Journal of World Trade, Harvard Negotiation Law Review, and American Journal of Comparative Law. In addition to his scholarship, Prof. Malkawi frequently consults for a wide array of international organizations, governments, and international law firms,


  • –present
    Global Professor of Practice in Law, University of Arizona


  • 2005 
    American University, Washington College of Law, SJD
  • 2001 
    University of Arizona, LLM


  • 2022
    Royalty Rate Determination in Patent Infringement Cases: The U.S. and China Compared, Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice
  • 2021
    Digital Trade Issues in WTO Jurisprudence and the USMCA, The International Trade Journal
  • 2019
    Chinese SOE Investment: An Economic Statecraft, American University Forum on National Security Law
  • 2017
    The Burden and Order of Proof in WTO Claims: Evolving Issues, International Journal of Law and Management

Professional Memberships

  • American Branch of the International Law Association
  • The Ostrom Workshop Faculty and Research Affiliate, Indiana University Bloomington, United States
  • Society of International Economic Law
  • American Bar Association
  • International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property


Annual Incentive Award for Distinguished Faculty Members in Scientific Research (2013).