Brand Protection Council
The Brand Protection Council focuses its efforts on the global war against counterfeit apparel, footwear, accessories, and other supplier products. Charged with helping to protect U.S. branded products against cheap imitations that are flooding the marketplace, the council is composed of legal, brand enforcement, and marketing representatives of AAFA member companies.
Brandon C. Scott, Co-Chair
Director, Asset Protection, Abercrombie & Fitch Trading Co
Zach Toczynski, Co-Chair
Director, Global Brand Enforcement, Levi Strauss & Co.
Mia Gutierrez, Co-Chair
Brand Protection Manager, adidas International
AAFA provides a unique and invaluable forum to collaborate and strategize with other brands. The ability to benchmark and tackle complex issues as a united industry has enabled us to make significant progress in our anti-counterfeiting efforts.
-- Mia Gutierrez, 2021 Brand Protection Council Co-Chair
Senior Manager - Global Anti-Counterfeiting and Brand Enforcement, VF Corporation
I’m thrilled to continue partnering with AAFA and the Brand Protection Council, advocating for greater collaboration between brand owners and industry partners, working together to tackle brand enforcement issues facing the IP community.
-- Lisa O'Hal, 2021 Brand Protection Council Co-Chair
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Christina Mitropoulos, Director, Brand Protection & Manufacturing Initiatives