Brand Protection

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.

News

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Jan. 24, 2020

AAFA Welcomes Administration Recommendations to Prevent the Spread of Counterfeits

AAFA welcomes the release of the report Combating Trafficking in Counterfeit and Pirated Goods by the Trump administration.

Jan. 24, 2020

AAFA Welcomes Administration Recommendations to Prevent the Spread of Counterfeits

AAFA welcomes the release of the report Combating Trafficking in Counterfeit and Pirated Goods by the Trump administration.

Dec. 11, 2019

AAFA Joins Business Community Letter Urging Tariff Relief in Phase One China Deal

AAFA joined with more than 150 other associations urging the President to include tariff relief in the Phase One trade deal with China.

Oct. 01, 2019

AAFA Comments to USTR on Notorious Markets

AAFA submitted comments to USTR highlighting the industry's concerns with foreign online and physical marketplaces that “engage in or facilitate substantial copyright piracy or trademark counterfeiting."

Legislative Action Center

Here’s where you’ll find pre-prepared letters and e-mails to send your legislators on the most pressing brand protection issues for our industry today.

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Tools & Research

Best Practices to Dealing with Demand Letters

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.

Best Practices to Avoid Copyright Infringement

The following guidelines should help defend against frivolous lawsuits.

Strategic Partners

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.

Events

AAFA Executive Summit 2020, register now
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Feb. 27, 2020 01:00 PM

Modernization Labeling Working Group Call

Joins us to discuss strategy towards the U.S. and other countries adopting a new approach to labeling.

Members Only

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

2/27/2020 1:00:00 PM

Mar. 3, 2020 07:00 AM

Board of Directors Meeting and Capitol Hill Visit

The Board of Directors Meeting and Capitol Hill Visit will take place prior to the start of the Executive Summit on March 3rd.

Members Only

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: In-Person Event

LOCATION: Washington, DC

3/3/2020 7:00:00 AM

Mar. 10, 2020 02:00 PM

Brand Protection Council Quarterly Call March 2020

Review the issues of the day and discuss BPC plans over the coming months.

Members Only

TOPICS: Brand Protection

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

3/10/2020 2:00:00 PM

Mar. 10, 2020 03:00 PM

Government Relations March Committee Conference Call 2020

Review the issues of the day and discuss Committee plans over the coming months.

Members Only

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

3/10/2020 3:00:00 PM

Apr. 7, 2020 03:00 PM

Government Relations Committee April Conference Call 2020

Review the issues of the day and discuss Committee plans over the coming months.

Members Only

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

4/7/2020 3:00:00 PM

Apr. 21, 2020 06:00 PM

American Image Awards 2020

Meet the honorees we are proud to recognize for 2020 and help celebrate fashion's future on the red carpet April 21!

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade, Brand Protection

TYPE: In-Person Event

LOCATION: New York, NY

4/21/2020 6:00:00 PM

Request for Comments

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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Webinars

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