Collaborations

Disney closes $71 bln 21st Century Fox Deal

March 22, 2019

The Walt Disney Company has closed the deal on its $71 billion acquisition of 21st Century Fox. “This is an extraordinary and historic moment for us—one that will create significant long-term value for our company and our shareholders,” said Robert A. Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Walt Disney Company. “Combining Disney’s and 21st […]

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Infosys signs agreement with Roland-Garros

March 22, 2019

Infosys and Roland-Garros, announced a strategic three-year technology partnership. The collaboration is aimed at enriching the game by providing fans, players and coaches with a completely new experience, leveraging Infosys’ expertise in digital technologies such as artificial intelligence, big data & analytics, mobility, virtual and augmented reality. Bernard Giudicelli, President of the French Tennis Federation, […]

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Google signs licensing agreement with IPRS

March 20, 2019

Google has signed licensing agreement with The Indian Performing Right Society(IPRS), India’s Largest Music Representative Trade Body, according to reports. Reports said that Indian Performing Right Society Limited has granted a license to Google, allowing the company to utilise its members’ collection across YouTube and related services in the country. The Indian Performing Right Society […]

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MLB signs license deal with Rocket League

March 20, 2019

Major League Baseball has reached a licensing agreement with Rocket League. The downloads in the MLB Fan Pack will include cap toppers, flags and player banners for all 30 teams, as well as a baseball-themed rocket boost. The MLB Fan Pack will be available on all platforms in all regions for US$2.99. Major League Baseball […]

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Universal Music Publishing Group signs agreement with ‘S2 Songs’

March 19, 2019

Universal Music Publishing Group, a leading global music publisher, announced a worldwide administration agreement with S2 Songs, a new, independent publishing company. The boutique organization is led by coprincipals Savan Kotecha, a multiple Grammy and Golden Globe-nominated songwriter and producer, and leading global music executive Sonny Takhar, CEO and Founder of KYN Entertainment (a joint […]

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar collaborates with RHS

March 19, 2019

Rocket Licensing, the local licensing agent in the UK for Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar, has announced a major collaboration for summer 2019 between the classic children’s character and the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) – the world’s leading gardening charity. Inspired by The Very Hungry Caterpillar’s 50th anniversary, The Very Hungry Caterpillar-related events will […]

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Vodafone Idea signs content deal with ZEE5

March 19, 2019

Vodafone Idea has announced strategic partnership with Zee Entertainment Enterprises for the over-the-top platform ZEE5, according to reports. Reports said that with this partnership, the content portfolio of ZEE5 will be available to Vodafone Idea customers on Vodafone Play as well as Idea Movies & TV app. The ZEE5 content is available across Languages like […]

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Bharti Airtel in merger talks with Dish TV

March 19, 2019

Bharti Airtel has initiated talks with Dish TV to merge their DTH businesses under Airtel Digital TV, according to reports. Reports said that if the deal is done, the entity will be the world’s largest TV distribution company with over 38 million subscribers. The idea is to consolidate operations. Airtel Digital is backed by private […]

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Iconix Brand announces licensing deals for Cannon

March 18, 2019

Iconix Brand Group, Inc announced two new licensing deals for its Cannon brand. Cannon, a heritage home brand established in 1887 and owned by Iconix Brand Group, is known for its high-quality and affordable home products. Cannon’s two new licensees are Pem America for fashion bedding, sheets, blankets, throws, down alternative utility bedding and window; […]

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Rocket to manage licensing for new animated series from Matt Groening

March 15, 2019

Independent licensing company Rocket Licensing has been appointed by brand owner Bapper Entertainment Inc. to manage licensing in the UK and Ireland for Disenchantment, the new adult animated comedy series from Matt Groening, streaming on Netflix. The series takes place in the crumbling medieval kingdom of Dreamland. It follows the adventures of a hard-drinking princess […]

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Boomplay signs licensing deal with Warner Music

March 15, 2019

Boomplay, the largest music streaming and download service in Africa, has signed a direct licensing agreement with Warner Music to bring the record company’s diverse global roster of music to the region. Under ther terms of agreement, it will allow Boomplay to distribute Warner Music’s extensive catalogue of more than one million songs to its […]

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Intercontinental Exchange extends global product licensing agreement with Eris Innovations

March 15, 2019

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, announced that it has extended its global product licensing agreement with Eris Innovations, an intellectual property licensing company that partners with global exchanges to design futures products based on its patented Eris Methodology. In conjunction with […]

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Aytu BioScience signs licensing agreement with SUDA Pharmaceuticals

March 13, 2019

Aytu BioScience, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on commercializing novel products that address significant patient needs, has announced the licensing agreement with SUDA Pharmaceuticals Ltd to distribute ZolpiMist (zolpidem tartrate oral spray) outside the United States and Canada. ZolpiMist is a rapidly acting oral spray sleep aid and is the only FDA-approved oral spray […]

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NBA ties up with Suditi Inds to launch range of NBA fanwear apparel

March 12, 2019

The National Basketball Association has announced a multi-year merchandising partnership with Suditi Industries Ltd to launch a range of NBA fanwear apparel in India.The new NBA fanwear apparel will feature the widest range of NBA merchandise available in India, including an assortment of dedicated youth and adult products from all 30 NBA teams.     NBA […]

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