Industry Associations

MarkMonitor® works closely with numerous industry leaders and associations to protect brands and the interests of brandholders.

American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA)

AAFA is the national trade association representing apparel, footwear and other sewn products companies, and their suppliers, which compete in the global market.

Anti-Counterfeiting Group (ACG)

ACG serves the professional and business interest’s of attorneys who practice in corporate legal departments, associations and other private-sector organizations around the globe.

Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG)

APWG is the global pan-industrial and law enforcement association focused on eliminating the fraud and identity theft that results from phishing, pharming and email spoofing of all types.

Coalition Against Counterfeiting and Piracy, organized by the Global IP Center of the US Chamber of Commerce

The Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) was established in 2007 as an affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and leads a worldwide effort to champion intellectual property rights.

Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO)

IPO is a trade association for owners of patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. It advocates effective and affordable IP ownership rights.

Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB)

The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) is dedicated to the growth of the interactive advertising marketplace and, working with its member companies,  evaluates and recommends standards and practices and fields critical research on interactive advertising.

International Anticounterfeiting Coalition (IACC)

IACC is a non-profit organization devoted to protecting intellectual property and deterring counterfeiting. Membership spans from automotive, apparel, luxury goods and pharmaceuticals, to food, software and entertainment.

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

ICANN is a non-profit public-benefit corporation dedicated to keeping the Internet secure, stable and interoperable. It promotes competition and develops policy on the Internet’s unique identifiers.

International Trademark Association (INTA)

INTA is a non-profit membership association dedicated to the support and advancement of trademarks and related intellectual property as elements of fair and effective national and international commerce.

Online Trust Alliance (OTA)

OTA aims to foster online trust, promoting business practices and technologies to enhance consumer trust and the vitality of interactive marketing, eCommerce, and online services., a division of the National Retail Federation, is a member-driven trade association whose exclusive focus is to provide a forum for retail executives to share information, lessons-learned, new perspectives, insights and intelligence about online and multichannel retailing. 


StopBadware is a nonprofit anti-malware organization whose work makes the Web safer through the prevention, mitigation, and remediation of badware websites and protects people and organizations from becoming victims of viruses, spyware, scareware, and other badware.


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