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.
Jan. 12, 2018
Today the American Apparel & Footwear Association praised the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) following the release of the 2017 Out-of-Cycle Review of Notorious Markets.
Mar. 20, 2018
AAFA and 16 other trade associations -- representing soft goods and fashion industries -- urged President Trump to refrain from imposing new tariffs on U.S. apparel, footwear, and travel goods imports from China.
Mar. 18, 2018
AAFA joined with more than 40 other associations to urge President Trump to not impose new tariffs on U.S. imports from China.
Mar. 14, 2018
AAFA submitted follow up comments on in response to a request by the USTR - as part of its Special 301 review - detailing industry concerns with foreign country intellectual property rights practices.
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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.
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Apr. 24, 2018 05:00 PM
Innovation continues to reinvent the industry. Experts will talk about 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. 24, 2018 10:00 AM
On April 24, we will meet to discuss pending trade and regulatory matters critical for the apparel and footwear industry.
May 15, 2018 03:00 PM
Review the issues of the day and discuss Committee plans over the coming months
LOCATION: Conference Call
June 19, 2018 03:00 PM
July 19, 2018 08:00 AM
Committee will visit congress to meet with lawmakers and their staff to press for action on key issues and to educate them on policies that can suppor
Aug. 7, 2018 03:00 PM
Sep. 5, 2018 03:00 PM
Review the issues of the day and discuss Committee plans over the coming months.
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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. 19, 2018 02:00 PM
Discover how to combat brand abuse occurring on various social media platforms.
TOPICS: Brand Protection
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