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. 27, 2019
AAFA testified before the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) at a hearing in preparation for the annual Special 301 intellectual property rights (IPR) report.
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.
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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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July 11, 2019 10:00 AM
This seminar will cover how to protect you brand, respond to crises, protect workers and consumers from the vagaries of counterfeit goods and more
TOPICS: Brand Protection
TYPE: In-Person Event
LOCATION: New York, NY
June 4, 2019 03:00 PM
Review the issues of the day and discuss Committee plans over the coming months.
TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade
LOCATION: Conference Call
June 11, 2019 02:00 PM
Review the issues of the day and discuss BPC plans over the coming months
June 27, 2019 03:00 PM
July 9, 2019 03:00 PM
Aug. 13, 2019 03:00 PM
Sep. 10, 2019 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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June 18, 2019 02:00 PM
Brand reputation is under constant threat in the digital world, and domain management is the first line of defense to prevent abuse.
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