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.
Lawless Entertainment has been appointed as the worldwide representative for the new children’s property Raising Maddie.
All American Licensing & Management Group has been appointed to represent The Beatrix Girls doll brand.
Registration is now open for Brand Licensing Europe 2013, with 200 top companies already signed up to exhibit.
Lawless Entertainment has signed on to represent the upcoming kids film The Hero of Color City.
Perpetual Licensing and J.A. Roth & Associates have merged their operations in a new strategic partnership.
Mattel has restructured its European consumer products team to align its strategy across the region.
Univision Communications has promoted Ignacio Meyer to the position of senior vice president, enterprise development.
LIMA has designated Kids In Distressed Situations and Fashion Delivers as the preferred charities for members to donate excess product.
Sanrio has made two new executive appointments: Tori Cook as VP of retail and business development and Bobby Saygan as art director for hardlines.
Digital versions of the License! Global Show Dailies from Licensing Expo 2013 are now available online.
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