Monthly Archive: November 2010

Kelvyn Gardner

LIMA on the radio

A sharp-eared friend heard one of my rare appearances on the radio yesterday. Last summer I was asked to contribute to a Radio 4 programme about Calvin and Hobbes, the famous syndicated cartoon strip. The show was presented by UK comedian Phil Jupitus, who is a big fan of the strip. The reason I was contacted is because the author

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Kelvyn Gardner

The Royal Wedding 2011 – will we get any official merchandise?

So the UK has a new Royal wedding to look forward to, and thus, forward-looking LIMA members have been contacting me this week to ask about official rights for merchandise to celebrate the nuptials. You will probably not be surprised to learn that such matters have to be dealt with in writing, and no-one at Buckingham Palace was able to

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Marty Brochstein

“Should I Take This License or Pass?

I just finished moderating a really good LIMA webinar, with Will Thompson of Changes Inc. and Rick Mallow of Making Connections offering their perspectives on how licensees evaluate licenses — and the companies that own them.

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Marty Brochstein

LIMA Germany Award Winners

In addition to brand owners, manufacturers and agents, LIMA Germany’s annual Licensing Market in Munich last week drew an impressive array of key retailers. The day was capped off by the presentation of the LIMA Germany 2010 Awards at a gala evening networking event.

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