The inaugural Licensing Expo Japan will be held in conjunction with IFF MAGIC Japan, April 26-28, at Tokyo Big Sight.
USAopoly, a developer and manufacturer of board games, collectibles and puzzles, has launched a new designer collectibles division, titled Project Raygun.
Senior licensing executives Jessica Blue of UBM Americas and Will DePippo of Sesame Workshop hosted a session on brand licensing basics at New York Toy Fair on Saturday.
Sutikki, a division of Bento Box Entertainment, and Foundling Bird have tapped Hasbro to serve as the master toy licensee for the new preschool series “Moon and Me.”
Nelvana has appointed three industry veterans–Peter Crighton, Kelly Elwood and Tonya Lindo–to help strengthen its senior management team with marketing, licensing and retail.
Executives from the world’s biggest fashion licensing companies will offer insight into the strategies behind brands such as Calvin Klein, Mossimo, Jessica Simpson and Isaac Mizrahi at the NYC Licensing Summit March 2-3.
The bi-annual fashion trade show MAGIC will feature a special seminar on licensing today from 2:30–3:30 p.m.
Rovio, creator of Angry Birds, has appointed Brand & Deliver to secure a host of worldwide brand partnerships throughout 2017 and 2018.
Toronto-based Tech 4 Kids and The Bridge Direct, a marketer of children’s consumer products, have joined forces to form a new company.
Some of the biggest names in entertainment will be speaking at the NYC Licensing Summit, March 2-3 at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square.
Senior licensing executives Jessica Blue of UBM Americas and Will DePippo of Sesame Workshop will host a session on brand licensing basics at New York Toy Fair this Saturday.
Penthouse Global Media, a newly formed company led by Kelly Holland, has acquired the Penthouse brand, including all trademarked assets, from FriendFinder Networks.
Brentwood Licensing, the licensing agent for Dog is Good, has added four new licensees for the pup-inspired lifestyle brand.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has appointed Peter van Roden to the role of senior vice president, global themed entertainment.
The Collegiate Licensing Company has signed two multi-year extensions with the University of South Carolina and Operation Hat Trick.
Tycoon Enterprises has appointed Arturo “Choco” Czonstkowsky to the role of senior vice president.
Viz Media, a publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, has partnered with United Talent Agency to create a range of live-action programming.
Precious Moments has appointed Mary Theis as licensing managing for the company.
Eric Thorkilsen, a veteran media and publishing executive, and TZP Growth Partners have entered into an agreement to acquire This Old House Ventures, and its associated media properties, from Time.
Dependable Solutions has appointed Ron Hougardy to the newly created role of director of consulting services.
IMG has unveiled the Football Greats Alliance, a new agency to manage the collective marketing and licensing rights of retired National Football League players.
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