The 35 agents in this annual ranking are the leaders of the pack, working behind the scenes to build some of the world’s biggest brands, from Wimbledon to Cherokee to Pepsi.
Plumbing and drain cleaning brand Roto-Rooter has teamed with Metro Design USA to develop a line of branded plumbing plungers for residential use.
Hormel Foods' Spam brand has kicked off the cross-country Spamerican Tour with Food Network chef Sunny Anderson.
Iron Gut Publishing has partnered with the Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity for a collection of artwork featuring the Peter Pan brand.
Firefly Brand Management has signed a host of new licensees for Mr. Bubble as the bubble bath brand readies for its 55th anniversary next year.
The U.K. licensing industry charity The Light Fund, is planning a number of new fundraising events, after raising more than £90,000 in 2014.
Trade show veteran Kathy Ireland has teamed up with ExpoMarketing Group to help other businesspeople showcase their brands at trade events.
Licensing agency LMCA has brokered a new partnership between Westinghouse Electric and Strattec Advance Logic for a line of security products.
Brandgenuity has secured seven new licensing partners for Gas Monkey Garage, the auto restoration shop featured in the Discovery series “Fast ‘N Loud.”
Iconic red and white frozen treat Bomb Pop and sour candy brand Warheads have joined forces to launch a new line of lip-puckering frozen treats.
Meredith Corp.'s publishing and lifestyle brand Better Homes and Gardens has partnered with Lakeside Development Company to build the Innovation Home.
The Smithsonian has teamed up with The Great Courses to develop and produce educational seminars inspired by the group of museums.
Confectionery company Cloetta has teamed with RTC Direct to bring the candy brand Chewits to the home fragrance category.
Biplano has been appointed as the exclusive licensing agent for iconic lollipop brand Chupa Chups in Spain, Portugal and Andorra.
SmileyWorld has signed two new deals that will bring the brand to prepaid debit cards and the latest installment of Ubisoft’s “Just Dance” video game franchise.
Sports and fitness brand Everlast Worldwide has teamed with lifestyle company Cellutions to expand its product offering to a include sports performance drink.
Fermata Partners has launched Fermata College, a new division to represent college and university trademark licensing programs.
Housewares International will develop a line of pet feed products under the American Kennel Club brand, in a deal brokered by 4Licensing.
Crown Crafts Infant Products expanded its licensing agreement with Carter’s for bed sets and décor.
The Three Stooges will be featured on new instant game cards from the Connecticut Lottery starting August 25.
The Museum of London, in collaboration with Christys’ Hats and Lovat Mill, will launch a line of tweed accessories inspired by Sherlock Holmes.
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