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.
Apr. 28, 2017
The American Apparel & Footwear Association today reacted to the release of the Special 301 Report from the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR).
Apr. 25, 2017
AAFA signed on to a multi-organization letter advocating for the Administration to ensure strong PTO leadership in the face of continued patent troll concerns.
Feb. 09, 2017
AAFA submitted comments to the USTR in connection with the preparation of the annual Special 301 report on foreign intellectual property rights (IPR) 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.
AAFA Endorsed Schools and Universities
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July 11, 2017 10:00 AM
The Brand Protection Council will meet on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 in Washington, DC
TOPICS: Brand Protection
LOCATION: Washington, DC
July 12, 2017 09:00 AM
On July 12, we will meet to discuss pending trade and commercial matters critical for the apparel and footwear industry.
TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade
Aug. 8, 2017 03:00 PM
Review the issues of the day and discuss Committee plans over the coming months.
LOCATION: Conference Call
Sep. 12, 2017 03:00 PM
Sep. 19, 2017 02:00 PM
Each call will review the issues of the day and discuss BPC plans over the coming months.
LOCATION: Not Specified
Oct. 10, 2017 03:00 PM
Review the issues of the day and discuss Committee plans over the coming months
Nov. 15, 2017 10:00 AM
On November 15, we will meet to discuss pending trade and commercial matters critical for the apparel and footwear industry.
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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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July 26, 2017 02:00 PM
This webinar will share best practices and address how licensors and licensees can use quality control and monitoring to protect their brand.
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