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.
Oct. 01, 2018
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.”
Feb. 27, 2019
AAFA testified before the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) at a hearing in preparation for the annual Special 301 intellectual property rights (IPR) report.
Feb. 12, 2019
AAFA submitted comments and a request to testify to the U.S. International Trade Commission in connection with its hearing on the potential U.S./U.K. Trade Agreement.
Feb. 07, 2019
AAFA submitted comments to the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) in preparation for the annual Special 301 intellectual property rights (IPR) report.
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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.
The following guidelines should help defend against frivolous lawsuits.
AAFA has forged Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) agreements with strategic partners around the world to collaborate on reducing trade barriers, sharing best practices, and promoting innovation on behalf of our members.
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Apr. 30, 2019 05:00 PM
Industry experts will share how to leverage technology and carry your supply chain into the future.
TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade
TYPE: In-Person Event
LOCATION: Washington, DC
Apr. 26, 2019 11:00 AM
AAFA/U.S. Government Conference Call on Ethiopia
LOCATION: Conference Call
Apr. 30, 2019 10:00 AM
On April 30, we will meet to discuss pending trade and regulatory matters critical for the apparel and footwear industry.
June 4, 2019 03:00 PM
Review the issues of the day and discuss Committee plans over the coming months.
June 11, 2019 02:00 PM
Review the issues of the day and discuss BPC plans over the coming months
TOPICS: Brand Protection
June 27, 2019 03:00 PM
July 9, 2019 03:00 PM
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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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Apr. 25, 2019 04:00 PM
Implementing the Commitment to Responsible Recruitment in your supply chain.
May 15, 2019 02:00 PM
Brand reputation is under constant threat in the digital world, and domain management is the first line of defense to prevent abuse.
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An engaging three-day event you won't want to miss.