Brand Protection

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.

News

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Jan. 14, 2021

AAFA Welcomes Notorious Markets Report by USTR

AAFA praised today’s release of the 2020 Out-of-Cycle Review of Notorious Markets by the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR).

Jan. 14, 2021

AAFA Welcomes Notorious Markets Report by USTR

AAFA praised today’s release of the 2020 Out-of-Cycle Review of Notorious Markets by the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR).

Dec. 10, 2020

AAFA Welcomes Nomination of Katherine Tai for USTR

AAFA praised the nomination of Katherine Tai for U.S. Trade Representative by President-elect Joseph R. Biden today.

Dec. 04, 2020

AAFA Joins Letter Urging Congress to Include the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill in Spending Package

AAFA joined over 200 other organizations in a letter urging House and Senate leadership to include the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB) in the upcoming omnibus spending package.

Legislative Action Center

Here’s where you’ll find pre-prepared letters and e-mails to send your legislators on the most pressing brand protection issues for our industry today.

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Tools & Research

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Consumer Checklist: Fighting Fakes While Shopping Online

Hazards like illegal chemicals in a product, missing safety mechanisms, and poor construction standards are good reasons to avoid counterfeit products. Access this checklist for making more informed decisions when shopping via online third-party mark

Consumer Checklist: Fighting Fakes While Shopping Online

Hazards like illegal chemicals in a product, missing safety mechanisms, and poor construction standards are good reasons to avoid counterfeit products. Access this checklist for making more informed decisions when shopping via online third-party mark

Combat Fraudulent Advertising Online

Access this joint report by the Transnational Alliance to Combat Illicit Trade (TRACIT) in coordination with AAFA, which explores the emerging risk of fraudulent advertising online and how to combat it.

Best Practices to Dealing with Demand Letters

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.

Events

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Feb. 2, 2021 01:00 PM

AAFA Coronavirus Call 61

Bi-weekly member-only calls on the coronavirus and how it impacts your business

Members Only

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

2/2/2021 1:00:00 PM

Feb. 16, 2021 01:00 PM

AAFA Coronavirus Call 62

Bi-weekly member-only calls on the coronavirus and how it impacts your business

Members Only

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

2/16/2021 1:00:00 PM

Feb. 24, 2021 01:00 PM

Virtual: Environmental February Committee Meeting

The Committee discusses sustainability issues facing the industry and develops innovative solutions to meet those challenges.

Members Only

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Online

2/24/2021 1:00:00 PM

Feb. 25, 2021 01:00 PM

Virtual: Social Responsibility February Committee Meeting

The Committee discusses CSR issues and develops tools, policies, and best practices to help companies address those challenges.

Members Only

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Online

2/25/2021 1:00:00 PM

Mar. 2, 2021 02:00 PM

Brand Protection Council Quarterly Call March 2021

Review the issues of the day and discuss BPC plans over the coming months.

Members Only

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

3/2/2021 2:00:00 PM

Mar. 4, 2021 10:00 AM

Virtual: AAFA Board of Directors Meeting Spring 2021

The Board of Directors will meet virtually via Zoom.

Members Only

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Online

3/4/2021 10:00:00 AM

Request for Comments

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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Webinars

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