Now in its 16th year, Brand Licensing Europe is focusing on service in the licensing community and beyond.
Stan Lee's Comikaze opens its doors today just in time for trick-or-treating and a full weekend of chances to dress up.
Sanrio kicked off the first-ever Hello Kitty convention Thursday at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA in Los Angeles, Calif.
UCLA will offer a new licensing course in association with LIMA called “Licensing Entertainment" starting Jan. 6.
Iconix Brand Group and it board of directors has appointed Sue Gove as an independent director of the company.
Anki, the creator of the battle-car racing game “Anki Drive,” has appointed former Activision and EA executives to key roles.
Haim Saban, founder of Saban Brands, writer and director Chris Columbus, and Jeremy Zag have joined forces to launch Zag Animation Studios.
Cris Abrego and Charlie Corwin will serve as co-chairmen and co-chief executive officers in North America of the new Endemol, Shine Group and Core Media joint venture.
Toy industry veteran and former president of the U.S. division of Toys 'R' Us, Neil Friedman, has been named president and chief executive officer of Alex Brands.
Those Licensing People has been appointed as the exclusive U.K. distributor for the premium olive oil brand 5 Oil.
Genius Brands International has appointed senior financial and accounting executive Rebecca Hershinger as chief financial officer and promoted controller Matthew Kornberg to VP of finance.
The winners of the first-ever Progressive Preschool Awards were announced in London this week.
A group of former Rovio employees have launched the new brand licensing agency, 5th Wave Brands.
Following her participation in Licensing Expo in June, artist Kelly Hollins’ art brand Kelli Roo has been signed by an agent.
Dimensional Branding Group has appointed Bradford License India as the sub-agent its game app “Temple Run” in India.
Performance Brands has appointed Brandgenuity as North American sub-agent for its first new client, the app “Clumsy Ninja.”
License! Global is hosting a free seminar at the Asian Licensing Conference in Hong Kong Jan. 7–“Learn How to Assess Branded Value and Protect Intellectual Property.”
Techno Source, a division of LF Products, and KD Interactive are showcasing their new 7-inch LTE tablet (a.k.a. phone) at the Consumer Electronics Show.
The U.K.’s Royal National Lifeboat Institution has appointed global licensing agency Brands with Influence to represent it worldwide.
Following a 1 percent decline in the U.K. toy sector in 2013, this year will see a turnaround and even moderate growth.
Creata (makers of Happy Meals toys for McDonald’s and manufacturer of Skylanders toys for Activision) has hired Kathryn Klingler as director of licensing and marketing.
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