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3-A SSI Announces Landmark Registrations in China

1.7.2020. McLEAN, Virginia - 3-A SSI today announced the legal registration of the 3-A Symbol and other marks in China. Registration of the trademarks by the National Intellectual Property Administration of the People’s Republic of China provides 3-A SSI licensees in China essential new protection against counterfeits and enhances broader international protection of the 3-A SSI marks. Read More...
 

Advisory on 3-A Marks in ChinA

1.7.2020. McLEAN, Virginia - 3-A SANITARY STANDARDS, INC., a company located at 6888 ELM STREET, SUITE 2D, MCLEAN VA 22101, THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. We, King & Wood Mallesons, are the trademark attorneys of 3-A in China. Under the request of 3-A, we would like to provide the below advisory on 3-A marks in China to ensure the proper use of the trademarks: Read More...

See information on 3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. and the 3-A Symbol in Simplified Chinese.

3-A SSI Releases revised sanitary standard for EQUIPMENT feet and supports, Number 88-01

10.23.2019. McLEAN, Virginia - 3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. announces the release of a revised 3-A Sanitary Standard, Number 63-04, 3-A Sanitary Standard for Sanitary Fittings. This revision marks the continuation of a series of newly converted Standards which incorporates the important baseline “A Level” 3-A Sanitary Standard for General Requirements, ANSI/3-A 00-01-2018 as a normative reference. The “B Level” Standard, 88-01 has an effective date of October 23, 2019. Read More...

Important Update for 3-A Symbol or Certificate Licensees

07.01.2019McLEAN, Virginia – One of the most important provisions of the License Agreement your company signed to use the 3-A Symbol (or a Certificate) prohibits the transfer of the 3-A Symbol authorization or the assignment of the rights of use to any other party without the written consent of 3-A SSI. We bring this to your attention due to several recent incidents where an unlicensed third party has made claims of 3-A Symbol authorization or made actual use of the 3-A Symbol. Read More...

USITC Institutes Investigation of 3-A Counterfeits

06.13.2019McLEAN, Virginia – The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) announced it will  institute an investigation of certain food processing equipment and packaging materials based on a complaint filed by 3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. on June 3, 2019. Read More...
 

3-A SSI Offers New Mark for Replacement Parts and System Components

06.03.2019. McLEAN, Virginia – 3-A SSI recently registered a new trademark in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for qualified items in the voluntary Replacement Parts and System Component Qualification Certificate (RPSCQC) Program. Read More...

3-A SSI Names New Certified Conformance Evaluator

06.03.2019. McLEAN, VirginiaMr. Jason A. Tucker recently earned accreditation by 3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. as a Certified Conformance Evaluator (CCE). Read More...

3-A SSI ANNOUNCES 2019 VOLUNTEER AWARDS and progress report

05.22.2019. McLEAN, Virginia – 3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. (3-A SSI) announced the recipients of its 2019 Volunteer Service Awards and the release of the latest annual progress report at the 3-A SSI Annual Meeting held recently in Bloomington, MN. Read more...

3-A SSI ANNOUNCES 2019 STUDENT TRAVEL AWARD RECIPIENTS

04.10.2019. McLEAN, Virginia – 3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. (3-A SSI) announces the recipients of the 3-A SSI 2019 Student Travel Award, a program intended to help motivated, career-oriented students to participate in the annual education program of 3-A SSI and gain comprehensive knowledge about hygienic design for food processing equipment and systems. Read more...