A year in review and look ahead at the market Down Under. Editorial is provided by License! Global’s Australian content partner, The Bugg Report.
For the first time, home entertainment titles from Fox International’s BabyTV channel are available at retail in China.
Chinese sportswear company Peak Sport Products has launched two new sneakers inspired by basketball star Tony Parker.
Paws, Inc. and its regional licensing agents have signed a series of new deals for Garfield around the world.
Outfit7 has won a lawsuit against China's NanJing oooo3d, which published counterfeit sequel apps to its Talking Tom franchise.
Dentsu Entertainment has announced plans to adapt “The Little Battlers eXperience” for broadcast in the Americas.
Dream Theatre has partnered with adidas to build the licensing presence of Real Madrid in India.
Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific has picked up Aeroplane Production’s “The Fixies.”
Nerd Corps Entertainment has struck two new deals that will see its boys’ series “Slugterra” air in Germany and Malaysia.
Splash Entertainment has finalized international sales for its 3D feature film Dive Olly Dive and the Pirate Treasure.
The Hong Kong International Licensing Show, which was held Jan. 6-8, featured more than 200 exhibitors and 600 licensed brands.
Paul Dempsey, incoming president of global markets at BBC Worldwide, has announced the senior team that will be joining him in the newly reorganized division.
FIFA has appointed Pacific Licensing Studio to represent the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil in Asia Pacific.
Global Pursuit and United Talent Agency will co-create a licensing program for Gwen Stefani’s Harajuku brand in China.
Platinum Films has appointed the Simba Dickie Group master toy licensee for “Matt Hatter Chronicles.”
Korean animation studio Tuba n Co. has appointed Kaynak Licensing Co. to bring its brands to Turkey.
American Greetings Properties’ Care Bears are continuing their march across the globe with several new deals in Europe, Latin America and Asia.
Kunihiko Tsuji, chief operating officer and senior executive vice president of Sanrio, passed away Nov. 19 due to acute heart failure at the age of 61.
The Jim Henson Company has sold “Doozers” to Turner Broadcasting System’s Cartoonito network in Asia Pacific.
Lawless Entertainment has been appointed to represent the new TV series “Nutri Ventures: The Quest for the 7 Kingdoms” in North America and Asia Pacific.
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