Brand Licensing Europe is kicking off its 15th event with a new show layout and more focused brand presentation for attendees.
PopCap Games, a division of Electronic Arts, has appointed Tycoon Enterprises to handle licensing for the app property “Plants vs. Zombies.”
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.
Brand Licensing Europe has moved its 2014 exhibition forward one week from the previously announced dates to avoid a conflict with MIPCOM.
Egmont is bringing its international children's publishing activities together under a new management structure.
Brands with Influence added two new licensees for “Woolly and Tig” at Brand Licensing Europe in October.
DHX Media has hired brand and marketing executive Tor Bushell in the role of brand director as it ramps up its licensing activity.
Saban Brands has appointed Michael Bayer as its new senior vice president of business and legal affairs.
The new startup TextPride aims to help brands and third-party messaging apps monetize mobile.
LIMA China has selected 29 nominees from six award categories as nominees for the LIMA Asian Licensing Awards.
Authentic Brands Group has acquired Elvis Presley Intellectual Property Assets and Muhammad Ali Enterprises from Core Media Group.
Brand Licensing Europe has announced the judging panel for this year’s License This! challenge.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has expanded the role of Preston Kevin Lewis to include the India market.
Rubies Costume Company has acquired the Colorado-based costume company Princess Paradise.
Publisher Aadarsh is planning a series of manuals in India about licensing created in collaboration with LIMA.
Jay Roth [founder of J.A. Roth & Associates] passed away peacefully on Aug. 22 after a seven-year cancer battle.
David Goldberg, chairman and CEO of Endemol North America, will step down at the end of December.
Friderico Gatti is joining Russian licensing agency Megalicense International as its new chief executive officer.
Brand Licensing Europe has announced that Volkswagen will give the second keynote address at this year’s event.
Planeta Junior has signed on to represent De Agostini’s girls’ TV series “Camilla Store” for licensing in Italy.
GD Entertainment Fund has signed its first multi-project deal to co-finance a slate of original Imira Entertainment programming.
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