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. 02, 2017
AAFA submitted comments to USTR highlighting the industry's experience with respect to counterfeiting on online and physical markets.
Sep. 28, 2017
AAFA submitted comments to the Administration in connection with its investigation of China's intellectual property rights practices.
Sep. 20, 2017
AAFA submitted comments to the Administration highlighting the apparel and footwear industry's perspectives on China's compliance with it's World Trade Organization (WTO) commitments.
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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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Dec. 5, 2017 02:00 PM
Review the issues of the day and discuss BPC plans over the coming months
TOPICS: Brand Protection
LOCATION: Conference Call
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.
TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade
LOCATION: Washington, DC
Dec. 12, 2017
Review the issues of the day and discuss Committee plans over the coming months.
Jan. 16, 2018 03:00 PM
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
Feb. 28, 2018 02:00 PM
Join us for presentations and conversations with inspirational business leaders and policymakers at the Executive Summit!
TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade, Brand Protection
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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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