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. 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.
Jan. 31, 2019
AAFA submitted post-hearing comments to the U.S. International Trade Commission regarding a potential U.S./EU Trade Agreement.
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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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Mar. 13, 2019 01:00 PM
Join us for presentations and conversations with inspirational business leaders and policy makers at the Executive Summit!
TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade, Brand Protection
TYPE: In-Person Event
LOCATION: National Harbor, MD
Feb. 26, 2019 02:00 PM
Review the issues of the day and discuss BPC plans over the coming months.
TOPICS: Brand Protection
LOCATION: Conference Call
Mar. 13, 2019 08:00 AM
The Board of Directors Meeting and Capitol Hill Visit will take place prior to the start of the Executive Summit on March 13
TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade
Mar. 19, 2019 03:00 PM
Review the issues of the day and discuss Committee plans over the coming months.
Mar. 28, 2019 03:00 PM
Apr. 15, 2019 06:00 PM
Meet the honorees we are proud to recognize for 2019 and help celebrate fashion's future on the red carpet April 15!
LOCATION: New York, NY
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.
LOCATION: Washington, DC
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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. 9, 2019 02:00 PM
This webinar will explore the importance of both exploiting the results of powerful online brand protection across the organization as well as ef
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An engaging three-day event you won't want to miss.