By working relentlessly with policymakers and industry stakeholders, AAFA helps protect your brand’s global reputation, its intellectual property, as well as your workers and consumers.
Nov. 09, 2020
AAFA submitted comments to the Office of the United States Trade Representative recommending platforms and marketplaces – including Amazon, Facebook, and Instagram – for Notorious Market designations.
Nov. 12, 2020
AAFA submitted comments to the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) regarding the Section 301 investigations on Vietnam. AAFA strongly opposes new punitive tariffs placed on imports from Vietnam.
Nov. 08, 2020
AAFA submitted comments to the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) highlighting the industry's concerns with online and physical marketplaces that “engage in or facilitate substantial copyright piracy or trademark counterfeiting.”
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Hazards like illegal chemicals in a product, missing safety mechanisms, and poor construction standards are good reasons to avoid counterfeit products. Access this checklist for making more informed decisions when shopping via online third-party mark
Access this joint report by the Transnational Alliance to Combat Illicit Trade (TRACIT) in coordination with AAFA, which explores the emerging risk of fraudulent advertising online and how to combat it.
For members who, despite their best efforts, have received a demand letter or a cease and desist letter, here are steps that should be taken in your defense.
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Mar. 10, 2021 11:30 AM
Join senior level executives virtually at the Executive Summit!
TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade, Brand Protection
TYPE: Virtual Event
Dec. 8, 2020 03:00 PM
Review the issues of the day and discuss Committee plans over the coming months.
TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade
LOCATION: Conference Call
Dec. 15, 2020 02:00 PM
Review the issues of the day and discuss BPC plans over the coming months.
TOPICS: Brand Protection
Feb. 24, 2021 01:00 PM
The Committee discusses sustainability issues facing the industry and develops innovative solutions to meet those challenges.
Feb. 25, 2021 01:00 PM
The Committee discusses CSR issues and develops tools, policies, and best practices to help companies address those challenges.
Mar. 4, 2021 10:00 AM
The Board of Directors will meet virtually via Zoom.
Mar. 17, 2021 04:00 PM
The AAFA Executive Committee will meet virtually via Zoom.
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Before the government implements changes to various compliance processes, agencies often solicit comments, offering industry opportunities to provide feedback on the impact of proposed rule or process changes. AAFA provides comments on behalf of the industry. We also encourage you to submit comments directly. Here is where we share the requests for comments by agency and by deadline.
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