HUL EMAMI Corporate Brand Know-How Top News Trademarks 

HUL, EMAMI Trademark Suit Over ‘Glow & Handsome’ Brand Name

The Bombay High Court has disposed of the plea filed by Emami that had sought to vacate the ex-parte order against it, under which the Kolkata-based firm was directed to give seven days prior notice to the Hindustan Unilever (HUL) before it files any case against the company to seek any relief in relation to the trademark ‘Glow & Handsome’. Licensing Corner, is constantly following HUL, EMAMI Trademark Suit Over ‘Glow & Handsome’ Brand Name  However, the court has modified its earlier order of July 6 and has now directed…

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MasterChef Entertainment Licensing Food & Drink TV Series Licensing 

MASTERCHEF announces New Products Range for Casino Industry

Gander Group and Endemol Shine North America, producers of the hit culinary competition series MASTERCHEF (Wednesdays, 8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX announced today a partnership for a series of branded kitchen products exclusively for the casino industry in the U.S. market. MASTERCHEF announces New Products Range for Casino Industry The one-of-a-kind product line to include cookware, bakeware, appliances and gadgets will be offered exclusively to casino guests to create a new MASTERCHEF experience in the kitchen. “I speak on behalf of our clients and Gander Group team when I say…

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Retail 

Flipkart acquires Walmart India, launches Flipkart Wholesale

Homegrown e-commerce company, Flipkart, has acquired 100% stake in Walmart India, which operates the Best Price cash-and-carry business and has launched Flipkart Wholesale, a new digital marketplace that will help transform the kirana retail ecosystem in India, the company said in a statement. As a move to brand extension Flipkart acquires Walmart India, launches Flipkart Wholesale  Flipkart Wholesale will launch its operations in August 2020 and will pilot services for the grocery and fashion categories. It will be headed by Adarsh Menon, a veteran at Flipkart. Sameer Aggarwal, chief executive…

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Wrogn Virat Kohli Brand & Lifestyle Collaborations 

WROGN has announced the launch of a new collection – Animal Planet X WROGN

USPL’s apparel line Wrogn, in association with wildlife channel Animal Planet, has announced the launch of a new collection – Animal Planet X WROGN. The apparel range aims to underline the cause of endangered species. “I’ve been associated with Wrogn since inception and we take some exciting initiatives season after season. I couldn’t be happier that Wrogn is taking a step in the direction of creating awareness around animal endangerment,” said Kohli. Conceptualised by Black White Orange, Animal Planet’s licensing arm, each style in the range portrays an endangered animal…

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Spotify Video Podcast Music Licensing 

Spotify launches video podcasts globally

Today (July 21), the music streaming company has officially launched creator-made video podcasts globally, available for free and Premium users. Spotify launches video podcasts globally. Spotify states the new feature will allow “select creators to bring both audio and video content to Spotify, enabling them to connect more meaningfully with their listeners, expand viewership, and deepen audience engagement”. At launch, video podcasts are available for the Book of Basketball 2.0, Fantasy Footballers, The Misfits Podcast, H3 Podcast, The Morning Toast, Higher Learningwith Van Lathan & Rachel Lindsay, and The Rooster Teeth…

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Facebook IPRS Music Licensing 

Facebook signed a music licensing deal with IPRS

Facebook has signed a music licensing deal with the Indian Performing Rights Society (IPRS) – a representative body of authors and owners, which include composers, lyricists, and owner publishers of music. Facebook signed a music licensing deal with IPRS As part of the deal, Facebook and Instagram users will be able to access music from the IPRS repertoire with hundreds and thousands of songs, to add in their own videos they share on Facebook and Instagram, as well as other social features like Reels or Music Stickers on Stories. The deal…

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Chupa Chups Drinks Food & Drink Food Licensing 

Japan to cool off this summer with chilled Chupa Chups Drinks

This July Toyo beverage, headquartered in Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, will launch Chupa Chups chilled cup drinks. The milk based chilled drinks have been developed under license of Perfetti Van Melle and will be available in the Convenience stores, Merchandise stores and Drug stores across Japan. Japan to cool off this summer with chilled Chupa Chups Drinks The first flavour, “Chupa Chups Strawberry Cream”, will be launched on July 14th. It is one of the most iconic Chupa Chups flavours that takes you back to your childhood and the drink delicately reproduces its characteristic creamy and mild…

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Character Licensing 

Cyber Group Studios to represent Purple Turtle as licensing agent

Cyber Group Studios to represent Purple Turtle as licensing agent Homegrown IP – Purple Turtle animated show got recently completed and is being sold to Discovery Kids in Middle East. Cyber Group Studios, France which was founded by Mr Pierre Sissmann (Ex President of Disney Europe) is the Distributor of the Purple Turtle Animated Series. The 52 Episodes of 7 minutes have been written by very eminent Emmy Award Wining Script Writers from US who have written for Disney, Nickelodeon, CN, American Greetings, Mattel etc. Music of the show came from…

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Character & Entertainment Entertainment Licensing 

Ubisoft Announces ‘Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’ Licensing Program

The upcoming entry in the “Assassin’s Creed” franchise will have music, books and more. Ubisoft has announced a slate of publishing and music partners for its upcoming video game “Assassin’s Creed Valhalla.” The official “Assassin’s Creed Valhalla” soundtrack and books are now available for pre-order, including a novel, comic and art book. ‘Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’ Licensing Program The Assassin’s Creed Valhalla – Geirmund’s Saga novel, written by Matthew J. Kirby, will tell an original story set in the world of the game. Players will discover the tale of Geirmund Hellskin, a man…

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Walmart drive in movies Entertainment Licensing 

Walmart, Tribeca Launch Drive-In Movie Theaters

For families missing the big screen, Walmart will be working with Tribeca Enterprises for two drive-in experiences. Walmart is transforming 160 of its store parking lots into contact-free drive-in movie theaters where customers can safely gather to watch movies programmed by the Tribeca Drive-In team. Walmart, Tribeca Launch Drive-In Movie Theaters “Summer hasn’t really felt like summer yet, and I know I hear every day, ‘Mom, I’m bored!’” says Janey Whiteside, chief customer officer, Walmart. “Through our digital means and vast footprint of stores, we’re hoping to bring some summer…

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