The inaugural Licensing Expo Japan will be held in conjunction with IFF MAGIC Japan, April 26-28, at Tokyo Big Sight.
Punk rock pioneer Iggy Pop has named Artist Legacy Group as his global brand representative.
The I Love Las Vegas brand has appointed Lawless Entertainment to serve as its worldwide representative (excluding North America) for licensing, merchandising and publishing.
The Smiley Company has tapped Walton Brown to serve as its exclusive licensing agent for the Greater China region.
London-based content distribution company Media I.M. Incorporated has appointed Evolution to represent the animated series “Sunny Bunnies” for licensing, merchandising and promotions rights in North America.
Rainbow has tapped ProSiebenSat.1 Licensing to represent its series “Maggie & Bianca Fashion Friends” across the German-speaking region.
Halfbrick Studios has tapped Interactive Licensing Management to represent its mobile game “Fruit Ninja” for licensing.
U.K. nutrition and fitness expert Joe Wicks has appointed Global Merchandising Services to serve as the exclusive worldwide licensing and merchandising agent for The Body Coach brand.
Author Judy Petersen-Fleming and illustrator Suzy Spafford have appointed Lawless Entertainment to represent their children’s book Periwinkle’s Journey for licensing and merchandising worldwide.
V&A Enterprises has tapped ZenWorks Co. and Brandog Co. to develop new licensing opportunities for the Victoria and Albert Museum in Japan.
Happy Ink has appointed Maurizio Distefano to represent the international brand Hamsta World for licensing in Italy.
Millimages has appointed Licensing Works to represent its “Molang” property in North America.
The World Boxing Council has appointed Learfield Licensing Partners as its global licensing agency across all categories.
Sunrights has appointed m4e to represent the “Beyblade Burst” property across broadcast, home entertainment and merchandising in the G/A/S region.
Columbia University has appointed Exemplar Associates to manage its domestic trademark licensing program.
Jeff Lazarus, author of Dogtology, has appointed All American Licensing to launch a comprehensive merchandise program inspired by his book.
Swiss Diamond has appointed All-American Licensing to represent its cookware brand for licensing.
The Infinity Group have appointed U.K.-based licensing agency Mandarin Licensing to represent them in the country for their heritage sportswear and active lifestyle brand, Le Tigre.
Bright Start Characters has appointed Animation International Turkey to represent Popcorn the Bear.
DHX Media, A Stark Production and Technicolor, an underlying rights holder, have greenlit the second season of “The Deep.”
Penguin Ventures and Sony Pictures Entertainment Worldwide Consumer Products will collaborate on the licensing and consumer products program for the new film Peter Rabbit.
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