The inaugural Licensing Expo Japan will be held in conjunction with IFF MAGIC Japan, April 26-28, at Tokyo Big Sight.
Pop Warner Little Scholars, the organization known for its youth football, cheer/dance and scholastic programs, has tapped Ignite2X to develop an array of licensed merchandise for the Pop Warner brand.
Bisou Bisou has named ACI Licensing to serve as its exclusive licensing agency in the U.S.
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has renewed its licensing representation for its non-tire merchandise with IMG.
Idea Never Implemented has tapped Brentwood Licensing to expand the licensing program for the game Never Have I Ever.
Rovio, creator of Angry Birds, has appointed Brand & Deliver to secure a host of worldwide brand partnerships throughout 2017 and 2018.
Illicit Clothing Co., a streetwear brand created by Steve Hodge and illustrator Martin Emond, has appointed Global Licensing NZ to serve as its worldwide licensing agent.
M-Sport, Ford Motor Company’s rally partner and winner of multiple rally and FIA WEC championships, has named Global Icons as its exclusive worldwide licensing agent.
Finland-based Otava Publishing has taken a minority share in R&B Licensing, also known as Rights & Brands.
One Animation has tapped licensing agency Brandgenuity to represent its animated series “Oddbods” in the U.S. and Canada.
Maya Toys has tapped brand extension agency Perpetual Licensing to expand the Orbeez and Pom Pom Wow brands beyond toys.
The San Diego Tourism Authority has appointed Coastal Limited as its licensing agent.
The Dean Martin Family Trust has appointed Artist Legacy Group, a Sony Music Entertainment joint venture, to serve as its global brand representative.
Andersen Press, publisher of Elmer the Patchwork Elephant books by David McKee, has appointed Metrostar to assist with its current licensing program for the brand.
10 West Studios has appointed All American Licensing to represent its upcoming faith-based movie, God Bless The Broken Road.
National Geographic Creative has partnered with Silverfish Press to represent the Stanley Meltzoff fine art collection.
Billboard magazine has appointed CPLG to represent its licensing initiatives for products and retail across the EMEA region.
Paws, Inc. taps licensing agency to represent its classic character brand.
Fantasy sports personality Matthew Berry has appointed The Wildflower Group to develop a licensing program for his brand, Fantasy Life.
The Estate of McKinely Morganfield, also known as Muddy Waters, has appointed Jampol Artist Management to manage the late blues musician’s estate.
Paramount Pictures has appointed Black White Orange to serve as its licensing agent in India.
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