Yearly Archive: 2012

NBA Partners with RareInk to Bring Fans Cutting-Edge Art Collection

– Highlights of 100-Piece Lineup Include All Stars of Yesterday and Today with Fans Determining Future Releases – New York, Oct. 23, 2012 – The National Basketball Association (NBA) today announced a partnership with RareInk to offer a collection of cutting-edge, limited-edition artwork featuring NBA players, historical moments and legendary teams. Available on, the NBA collection launches with 100

... and the NBA Announce Partnership to Offer Personalized NBA Products

BURR RIDGE, IL, October 24 2012 –, the premier online retailer of made-to-order gifts for all of life’s celebrations, and the National Basketball Association (NBA) have announced a partnership that will give sports fans new options for custom-made gifts that feature NBA logos. “This partnership with adds a new dimension to our current product offerings and gives our


Workman Publishing and Wonder-Shirts Join Growing Downton Abbey™ Licensing Roster

NEW YORK (October 23, 2012) – Knockout Licensing Co-Presidents Carole Postal and Tamra Knepfer today announced Workman Publishing Company ( and Wonder-Shirts ( as the two newest U.S. licensees for Downton Abbey™. Workman will produce and sell a Downton Abbey 2013 Engagement Diary featuring images and lines of dialogue from the popular and award-winning television series. Workman Calendar Publisher Janet


A softer side to The Trash Pack

Leeds UK: 15th October 2012 Hot boys’ property, The Trash Pack™ is to see two further licensees on board for its growing list of partners as Home Textiles and Amusement and Leisure market including Vending Plush are added to the line-up, following two new deals for the UK and Eire brokered by Lisle International. The Trash Pack™ is the successful


Kranked Bike Co. and The Licensing Lab Sign Exclusive Agency Agreement InterBike 2012, Las Vegas, NV

Kranked® Bike Co. of Vancouver, Canada and The Licensing Lab, based in Seattle, Washington have signed an exclusive Agency Agreement building on the licensor’s strategy to leverage its intellectual property and build it’s brand across regions and categories in order to ensure the steady strategic growth of it’s brand. Kranked, known as the original downhill free-ride mountain bike video series,


The Boppy Company Hires Brandgenuity and Gives Birth to New Licensing Effort

GOLDEN, Colo.–The Boppy ® Company, maker of the award-winning Boppy® Feeding and Infant Support Pillow, announced today that after a comprehensive agency search it has named Brandgenuity to be its exclusive licensing agency of record. Brandgenuity will help the Boppy brand expand beyond its core baby and prenatal products to a wide range of smart solutions that comfort and support


Fans Celebrate Halloween with New NBA Dance Team Costumes

– First Professional Sports Team Deal for Leg Avenue – New York, Oct. 4, 2012 – The National Basketball Association announced today a new line of NBA Halloween costumes created by Leg Avenue. The collection features dance team costumes for a variety of teams, including the Boston Celtics, Dallas Mavericks, Miami Heat, New York Knicks and the Los Angeles Lakers.


The Wish Factory, Inc., Teams Up with Mattel, Inc. to Manufacture Licensed Product for the Pop Grrl Brand

Monster High™ Pop Grrl Nail Charms Set to Hit Stores in October MONTCLAIR, NJ — October 1, 2012 – The Wish Factory, the on-trend children’s consumer products company and leader in the toy and licensing industries has partnered with Mattel, Inc. to bring the Monster High™ license to the Pop Grrl Brand. Monster High™, the hugely popular franchise, which follows


JAKKS Pacific and NantWorks Take Play to New Heights with DreamPlay™ Toys Joint Venture

LOS ANGELES & MALIBU, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 1, 2012– Leading toy manufacturer JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (Nasdaq:JAKK) and technology innovator NantWorks LLC, entered into definitive agreements to create a joint venture company, “DreamPlay Toys LLC” to develop, market and sell toys and consumer products incorporating NantWorks’ proprietary iD (iDream) image recognition technology. This novel technology enables the consumer to create magic in


Dimensional Branding Selects Lisle International as Exclusive Licensing Agent in U.K/Eire for Fight My Monster ™

Fight My Monster™ Expands Global Reach San Francisco, September 23, 2012- Dimensional Branding Group (“DBG”), a San Francisco bay area based brand extension company today announced the appointment of Lisle International LLP (Lisle) as its exclusive licensing agency of record for the Fight My Monster brand in the UK and Eire. Lisle will work directly with DBG and Russell Binder