The 35 agents in this annual ranking are the leaders of the pack, working behind the scenes to build some of the world’s biggest brands, from Wimbledon to Cherokee to Pepsi.
Mind Candy has appointed CPLG as the licensing agent for its new gaming brand "World of Warriors" across continental Europe and the U.S.
Marsha Armitage-Bristow, founder of the licensing agency Dimensional Branding, has launched another new company, Brand Brilliant Consulting.
The oldest symphony orchestra in the country, the New York Philharmonic, has appointed Remarkable Brands as its worldwide licensing agent.
Beanstalk has signed on to help fashion retailer The Limited build its brand beyond its namesake retail stores with a host of licensed brand extensions.
The Campbell Soup Company has retained brand agency Big Tent Entertainment to lead the way for a new line of licensed products.
memBrain has signed on to manage the global licensing program for the character brand Purridge & Friends, created by Furry Feline Creatives.
C3 Entertainment has signed on to represent acclaimed illusionist and magician Michael Grandinetti, currently a regular on the CW TV series "Masters of Illusion."
The Spanish character brand Baby Animals has appointed Empire Multimedia Corp. to represent its brand in Asia.
The kids' educational brand Numbers Alive! has tapped Kid Glove to develop the property for a wide spectrum of entertainment and merchandising platforms.
Tiger Aspect Productions has appointed Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific as the exclusive licensing agent for Mr. Bean in Asia.
Iconic New York dance company the Rockettes is kicking its brand into high gear with the appointment of licensing agency Full Picture.
Studio 100 International has appointed ABC Licensing to represent its flagship brand, Maya the Bee, in Australia and New Zealand.
The Collegiate Licensing Company has extended its partnership agreement with Villanova University.
Lima Sky has appointed Danish firm INK as licensing agent in the Nordics and Eastern Europe for its mobile game “Doodle Jump.”
Global brand extension agency Beanstalk has launched a new consulting division -Blueprint–Powered by Beanstalk.
Lawless Entertainment has been appointed to represent the new musical animated series “Tchaboom!” for media distribution, licensing and merchandising.
Independent licensing agency JELC has appointed JTL licensing to serve as the Greek sub-agent for the iDoo-B-Doo brand.
London-based licensing agency Bloom has been appointed as the U.K. representative for the British gifting and stationery brand Happy Jackson.
Just Licensing, master agent for the WikiLeaks brand and the name and likeness of its founder Julian Assange, has signed two new sub-agents for the brand in Europe.
m4e has appointed Dutch brand licensing agency License Connection to represent children’s TV series “Tip The Mouse” in Benelux territories.
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