Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) October 29, 2012
The Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA) encourages this years attendees of the AAPEX/SEMA Shows to become members of the Quality Parts Coalition (QPC). Representing the interests of all industry segments of the automotive collision repair industry, the QPC seeks to secure a permanent legislative change to the U.S. design patent law to preserve competition and to ensure the availability of quality alternative collision repair parts for consumers.
The QPC is currently promoting the movement of H.R. 3889, Promoting Automotive Repair, Trade and Sales (PARTS) Act in Congress. This would ensure that car companies cannot use their 14-year design patents to monopolize the collision repair parts market by reducing to 2