With MAGIC Market Week in full swing, it’s only fitting that License! Global looks at the trends that will shape the licensed apparel business in 2014.
Spin Master has filed a civil lawsuit in California to stop the manufacture and sale of Stafly toys, which it claims infringe on its Flutterbye toy.
MHS Licensing has signed on to represent artist Josephine Kimberling, who specializes in modern-meets-vintage florals.
Copyright Promotions Licensing Group, a DHX Media company, has appointed Stephen Gould as its new U.K. managing director.
VIMN South has appointed Andrea Castellari senior vice president and general manager of Viacom International Media Networks Italy, Middle East and Turkey.
Sesame Workshop has appointed Stephen B. Sobhani to the newly created position of vice president, international.
Creation Films has tapped C3 Entertainment as the distribution partner for its Historical War library of documentary films.
AG Properties has renewed its partnerships with 14 licensing agents worldwide for its five signature brands.
Nigel Pickard is stepping down from his role as chief executive officer of Zodiak U.K. Kids and chair of The Foundation.
Lima Sky has appointed Danish firm INK as licensing agent in the Nordics and Eastern Europe for its mobile game “Doodle Jump.”
LIMA U.K. has revealed details of its upcoming Licensing Essentials course and Spring Fling networking event, set for May 22 in London.
The Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association is hosting a webinar May 1 to provide insight into international IP law.
FremantleMedia has appointed Magnus Karlsson-Lamm as managing director of the company’s Swedish production arm.
ZeptoLab’s "Cut the Rope" is gathering mometum in Europe with the addition of new agents and licensees.
memBrain has taken on the global licensing program for music and lifestyle brand The Pussycat Dolls.
Televisa has signed on to air and manage the licensing program for Entertainment One’s “Peppa Pig” in Mexico.
Atlantyca Entertainment has launched a new intellectual property division.
Lewis Stark of the firm EisnerAmper discusses the import of royalty auditing and contract compliance to the licensing industry, in particular how to protect intellectual property.
Innovative Artists has been appointed as licensing agent for Sophia Grace and Rosie, the YouTube sensations popularized by the “Ellen” talk show.
International recording artist Flo Rida made waves as co-host of the Licensing Expo Opening Night Party
Coolabi has appointed SMC Entertainment Group as the exclusive licensing agent in North America for “Poppy Cat.”
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