In June 2013, global brand extension agency Beanstalk launched Tinderbox, its digital division to help brand licensing extend into new media.
Viz Media has acquired TV, DVD/Bluray, video-on-demand and merchandising rights to the TV series “Terraformars” for Europe.
Rainbow has appointed Earthbound to represent both Winx Club and Mia and Me throughout the U.S. for licensing in a move to grow its brands in America.
Greeting card brand Hallmark has tapped P&L Global Network will develop a new licensing program for its brand in Latin America.
Brands with Influence has signed on to manage the brand licensing of BBC Worldwide's tween/teen show "The Next Step."
The University of Georgia has tapped Fermata Partners as its worldwide licensing agency, in a new five-year deal.
WildWorks, a developer of online worlds and free-to-play games, has appointed Peeko as the worldwide licensing agent for its Animal Jam brand.
Epic Rights has signed a number of international licensing agents to represent its roster of clients in specific markets around the globe.
Crosby Brand Management Group has signed on to represent the Bruce Lee brand as a sub-agent of United Talent Agency in Asia Pacific.
Viacom18 Consumer Products is planning to bring the wild fun of DQ Entertainment's The Jungle Book brand to shelves in India.
Epic Rights has signed on as the global branding, licensing and rights manager for CBGB, the New York music venue synonymous with groundbreaking music.
The European Licensing Company has been appointed to represent Zenit St. Petersburg.
Nottingham Forest has appointed Copyright Licensing Agency to handle licensing for the animated feature film Foosball in MENA.
The Yamaha Motor Corporation has tapped IMG Licensing, a division of IMG Worldwide, to manage and expand its business in North America.
The U.K.’s Royal National Lifeboat Institution has appointed global licensing agency Brands with Influence to represent it worldwide.
DRG presented the new U.K. series “Babylon,” which takes a wry look at a modern police force, at NATPE Miami this week in Florida.
Planeta Junior has taken on the animated TV series “Nutri Ventures,” which promotes healthy eating habits, for TV rights, licensing and merchandising.
Lawless Entertainment has been appointed as the worldwide representative for the Elaine Ryan Home Decorating Kit.
VIZ Media Europe has signed several new broadcast partners and a licensing agent for its boys’ property Tenkai Knights in Benelux.
Licensing agency Dream Theatre is partnering with Adidas to develop the licensing business of the Italian football team AC Milan in India.
Pan American World Airways has tapped Itochu Fashion System as the master licensee for the Pan Am brand in Japan.
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