The 2014 China's IPR Overseas Exchange event was held in Georgetown on 19th September. The Chinese delegates talked about the country's efforts in combating IPR infringement and piracy, enforcement of the legal system, and more specifically, copyright protection, the implementation of the trademark law and the introduction of Geographical Indications (GI),something relatively new in China (like the case of Napa Valley, California: in 2012, it became the first foreign wine region to be granted a GI recognition in China). Chen Fuli, the IPR attaché at the Chinese embassy in Washington, said “the Chinese government has always put a high emphasis on IPR protection”. According to his opinion the government had continued to push forward the legislation of a series of IPR laws and pursue relevant reforms in the judicial sector: citing the revision of the trademark law and copyright law, the establishment of new IPR courts in different cities (Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou). Chen noted that IPR has been a key issue in China-US economic and trade relations and China has placed a high priority on strengthening exchange with the US side on the issue. Mark Cohen, attorney-advisor of the US Patent and Trade Office, expressed that the US side will continue to work with China and strengthen exchange through the existing bilateral mechanism. Finally, also the US assistant secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs, Charles Rivkin highlighted the economic opportunities existing for the US and Chinese companies while stressing the importance of IPR protection. Furthermore, during this meeting, the Chinese officials talked about fact how recent campaigns have hit on websites and people committing IPR violations, such as the Sword Net Action first launched in 2010 by the National Copyright Administration of China and several other government agencies crackdowns on online piracy. The gLAWcal Team LIBEAC project Monday, 15 Semptember 2014 (Source: China Daily) This news has been realized by gLAWcal—Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development in collaboration with the University Institute of European Studies (IUSE) in Turin, Italy and the University of Piemonte Orientale, Novara, Italy which are both beneficiaries of the European Union Research Executive Agency IRSES Project “Liberalism in Between Europe And China” (LIBEAC) coordinated by Aix-Marseille University (CEPERC). This work has been realized in the framework of Workpackages 4, coordinated by University Institute of European Studies (IUSE) in Turin, Italy.