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).
Jul. 31, 2017
The American Apparel & Footwear Association strongly supports the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) proposal to update the textile labeling rules.
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.
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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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Sep. 19, 2017 02:00 PM
Each call will review the issues of the day and discuss BPC plans over the coming months.
TOPICS: Brand Protection
LOCATION: Conference Call
Sep. 12, 2017 03:00 PM
Review the issues of the day and discuss Committee plans over the coming months.
TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade
Oct. 10, 2017 03:00 PM
Review the issues of the day and discuss Committee plans over the coming months
Nov. 14, 2017 10:00 AM
On November 14, we will meet to discuss pending trade and commercial matters critical for the apparel and footwear industry.
LOCATION: Washington, DC
Dec. 5, 2017 02:00 PM
Review the issues of the day and discuss BPC plans over the coming months
Dec. 12, 2017
Feb. 28, 2018
The Board of Directors Meeting and Capitol Hill Visit will take place prior to the start of the Executive Summit on February 28.
TOPICS: Supply Chain, Brand Protection, Trade
TYPE: In-Person Event
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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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