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.
Rapper Wiz Khalifa's record label and management company Taylor Gang Entertainment has partnered with Grenco Science for a series of vaporizer products.
The University of California, Davis has partnered with alumni-owned business City Bicycle Company to create a branded bicycle.
Harley-Davidson is partnering with Cobra Electronics for a special, limited edition Harley-Davidson-branded CB radio.
Licensing agency Brands with Influence has added a swath of new partners for brands including the Royal National Lifeboat Institution.
The Boy Scouts of America has added several new licensees, both for consumer products and scouting-specific gear.
American Greetings Properties is the latest licensor to bring its brand to Card.com with a new range of Strawberry Shortcake pre-paid debit cards.
The University of California has extended its partnership with The Collegiate Licensing Company, an affiliate of IMG, through 2017.
The University of Oregon has appointed Georgia-based firm Fermata Partners to expand its licensing program. UO currently boasts more than 400 licensees.
Brandgenuity has tapped ADCO Products to develop licensed RV covers featuring the recreational vehicle brand Winnebago.
Quiksilver has tapped The Faction Collective to design and manufacture a new range of freeride and freestyle skis under its Roxy brand.
Selk’bag has debuted a line of Marvel character anatomical sleeping bags.
Dental industry manufacturer Young Dental has acquired the Oral B brand name for use on select professional oral care products.
Bentley has teamed up with the Swiss ski manufacturer Zai to craft a limited edition line of handmade skis, inspired by the luxury car brand.
Décor and novelty manufacturer Fathead has launched its latest Big Head cut out mask featuring financial guru Warren Buffett.
SmileyWorld has partnered with Deutsche Post DHL for branded Packset packing boxes featuring the smiley face embedded into the German flag.
Just Licensing, master agent for the WikiLeaks brand and the name and likeness of its founder Julian Assange, has signed two new sub-agents for the brand in Europe.
Two of Robin Thicke’s new singles will serve as the inspiration for rose bouquets from 1-800-Flowers.com.
Enseco has renewed its licensing agreement with artist Jim Shore until 2019.
Disney Consumer Products reported a strong third quarter with revenue up 16 percent to $902 million and operating income up 25 percent to $273 million.
Ralph Lauren Corp. is unveiling the high-performance Polo Tech shirt on opening day of the U.S. Open.
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