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.
Video care monitoring company Seedonk is planning a new series of consumer technology products featuring the Kodak brand.
The Collegiate Licensing Company (an affiliate of IMG College) has locked up yet another university partnership.
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.
150-year-old ammunition and firearms brand Winchester is now available for licensing via the online brand licensing network iQ License.
Waste Management, North American provider of environmental solutions, has teamed with two new licensees for a line of trash and recycling bags.
Drexel University has extended its partnership with The Collegiate Licensing Company, the licensing affiliate of IMG College.
Knockout Licensing has been appointed to launch and manage the licensing program for the Smithsonian Libraries’ Seed Catalog Collection.
Kraft is teaming up with King Features’ Popeye brand for a program to promote Kraft Kireteru Cheese in Japan.
To celebrate the 60th anniversary of rock ‘n’ roll, CandyRific has released M&M’s brand Elvis Talkers this month.
JAKKS Pacific and Disguise, its Halloween costume division, expanded agreements for multiple top entertainment properties to produce costumes and accessories for the 2014 Halloween season.
To celebrate 40 years of the Funyuns brand, Frito-Lay and ACF Global will extend its lifestyle brand with a junior's and men’s apparel line.
Pillsbury and Cinnabon have partnered to bring the indulgent Cinnabon experience to homes across America.
Canadian retailer Le Château has partnered with actress Lauren Holly for Lauren's Closet, an exclusive apparel collection launching this fall.
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