Apparel Licensing Fashion Licensing TV Series Licensing 

Toei Animation and Funimation Entertainment strike agreements in multiple apparel categories

  Toei Animation and Funimation Entertainment have announced agreements with multiple licensing partners in a variety of apparel categories for the new Dragon Ball Super and original Dragon Ball Z anime series. For over 20 years and counting, Dragon Ball has been an iconic global brand and one of the most beloved anime franchises in North America. Dragon Ball Super is the first new storyline from original creator Akira Toriyama in more than 18 years and will create a whole new generation of Dragon Ball fans. These new agreements represent the first in series of licensing announcements…

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Brand Licensing Retail Licensing 

Top 150 Licensors

The extensive research period for License Global‘s exclusive Top 150 Global Licensors report, the most widely read and publicized study in the retail and brand licensing sector, has been extended. Companies wishing to be considered for License! Global’s exclusive, annual Top 150 Global Licensors report must submit information by March 3 and not later. In order to be included in the Top 150 Global Licensors Report, company data must be submitted via a link that has been provided. The report that comes out annually has become the foremost study in brand…

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Brand Licensing 

Studio 100 completes its contract with m4e for acquisition

  Studio 100 has completed its contract with m4e regarding the former’s acquisition of the majority interest in the German brand management and media company. Under the terms of the agreement, Hans Ulrich Stoef will continue to serve as chief executive officer of m4e. In the course of the winding up, former members of the supervisory board of m4e namely Oliver Jansen, Ceese Wessels and Andreas Kinsky have resigned from their posts. The executive board of m4e has filed an application with the district court of Munich in order to…

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Fashion Licensing 

CPLG enters into number of designer collaborations that features Pink Panther

  CPLG has entered into a number of designer collaborations that features the Pink Panther as part of the Fashion Comics project. The fashion-based project will kick start a wider licensing program in Europe for the character. The project, which was conceptualised by designer Alessandro Enriquez and developed in partnership with the international kids’ fashion trade show Pitti Bimbo in Florence, Italy and CPLG Italy saw the iconic character featured in collections from select designers at the show including Ermanno Scervino Junior, Mimisol by c, Monnalisa, Twinset by Simona Barbieriand and N°21.…

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Celebrity Licensing Character Licensing Corporate Brand Entertainment Licensing 

A house full at the NYC Licensing Summit

  The NYC Licensing summit that is to take place this Thursday and Friday has been officially sold out. It is being held at e the Marriott Marquis in Times Square. Close to 400 global executives are to attend the annual event. They hail from the U.S., the U.K., France, Canada, Mexico, Spain, Israel and many other countries around the globe. The event will feature thought leaders from across all sectors of licensing including: Celebrity: The world’s largest licensing agency CAA-GBG along with its client Drew Barrymore. Corporate Brands: Head Sport (known…

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