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, 2019
AAFA once again included foreign domains owned and operated by Amazon.com, Inc., in the 2019 Special 301 Out-of-Cycle Review of Notorious Markets submission. AAFA also encouraged USTR to expand future reports to include domestic marketplaces.
Dec. 11, 2019
AAFA joined with more than 150 other associations urging the President to include tariff relief in the Phase One trade deal with China.
AAFA submitted comments to USTR highlighting the industry's concerns with foreign online and physical marketplaces that “engage in or facilitate substantial copyright piracy or trademark counterfeiting."
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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. 3, 2020 02:00 PM
Join senior level executives in Washington, DC at the Executive Summit!
TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade
TYPE: In-Person Event
LOCATION: Washington, DC
Feb. 4, 2020 08:00 AM
The Committee discusses CSR issues and develops tools, policies, and best practices to help companies address those challenges.
LOCATION: Long Beach, CA
Feb. 4, 2020 12:30 PM
The Committee discusses sustainability issues facing the industry and develops innovative solutions to meet those challenges.
Feb. 18, 2020 03:00 PM
Review the issues of the day and discuss Committee plans over the coming months.
LOCATION: Conference Call
Mar. 3, 2020 07:00 AM
The Board of Directors Meeting and Capitol Hill Visit will take place prior to the start of the Executive Summit on March 3rd.
Mar. 10, 2020 02:00 PM
Review the issues of the day and discuss BPC plans over the coming months.
TOPICS: Brand Protection
Mar. 10, 2020 03:00 PM
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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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