Preparations are well underway for the 35th edition of Licensing Expo, with a host of new brands already set to exhibit and a new Sports section planned for the show floor.
Maya Studio has appointed the IP management company Consumer Product Connection to develop a licensing program for its brands in Europe and the East.
DHX Brands has appointed Haven as the licensing agent for the all-new "Teletubbies" program in Australia and New Zealand.
King Digital Entertainment is continuing to grow the international licensing program for the game app "Candy Crush" with the appointment of three new agents.
Genius Brands International has partnered with Penguin Young Readers to expand the book franchise Llama Llama worldwide.
The Jim Henson Company has appointed four new licensing agents for the CG-animated preschool series "Doozers" and sold the new series to new broadcasters.
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products has appointed Merchantwise as its new licensing agent in Australia and New Zealand.
Harlem Globetrotters International has appointed a number of companies to help make the most of its 90th anniversary including United Talent Agency and Licensing Street.
The Fuller Brush Company has appointed licensing agent Alex Meisel & Co to expand its iconic American brand with home and lifestyle solutions that let consumers “Live Fuller.”
Kid Made Modern has tapped JLKBrand as the exclusive licensing agent for its children’s do-it-yourself brand.
Viz Media has been appointed as the North American master merchandise licensee for the sci-fi/horror anime series "Terra Formars."
m4e has tapped Dutch brand licensing agency License Connection to represent its girls brand Mia and me in Benelux.
The legendary rock band KISS has tapped global branding, merchandising and rights management company Epic Rights to build its brand.
Creation Films has tapped C3 Entertainment as the distribution partner for its Historical War library of documentary films.
Bulldog Licensing’s U.S. division has signed on to represent Outfit7’s app brand Talking Tom and Friends in the U.S. and Canada.
Brands with Influence has been appointed to create a licensing program for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution.
Home fashion and lifestyle brand Designers Guild has appointed the newly created London licensing agency Bloom to represent its brand.
Organic yogurt brand Stonyfield has appointed Brandgenuity as its exclusive licensing agency.
German TV network Super RTL has picked up FremantleMedia Kids’ preschool series “Kate & Mim-Mim,” and will also handle the licensing and home entertainment rights.
Art licensing company MGL has signed on to represent contemporary artist Dan Fenelon.
SEGA Europe has hired Kay Ferneyhough to join its London-based licensing team as retail license manager.
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