About AACD (Outline)

The Association Against Counterfeit Product Distribution (AACD) is composed of over 100
distributors who handle parallel import and/or used brand products.In Japan, parallel importing is legal, as long as certain conditions are met. However, AACD believes the protection of intellectual property rights in the market in Japan bears paramount importance.At AACD, we aim to create a sound and reliable market in which consumers can safely purchase genuine brand products, by preventing the distribution of counterfeit and fraudulent products, or otherwise eliminating such products, from the market.
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