Monthly Archive: May 2013

Parham Santana Introduces BrandSlam (TM), New Licensing Division Integrates Business and Creative

TCM/Turner Classic Movies, The Miss Universe Organization and PBS Kids all sign on to holistic approach May 29, 2013 – Parham Santana, The Brand Extension Agency, has launched a new division that offers a holistic approach to licensing from research, strategy, design, sales representation, and program management. After 25 years of success as a creative agency, it became apparent that

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In Memorium: Catharine Bushnell

LIMA is saddened to learn of the passing of long-time member Catharine Bushnell after a long battle with brain cancer. Together with her late husband, H Michael Sisson, Catharine was one of the original members of the licensing industry and was instrumental in the development of the Licensing Industry Association (which later merged with the Licensed Merchandisers’ Association to form

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Costumes for the Fashion Forward Pet!

Rubie’s Pet Shop Boutique Offers a New Line of Pet Costumes and Accessories MELVILLE, NY (May 23, 2013) – Rubie’s Pet Shop Boutique, a division of Rubie’s Costume Company, Inc is proud to offer a new line of pet costumes and accessories. Designed for the fashion forward pet, the collection features hundreds of non-licensed and licensed costumes including: Star Wars,

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Playboy Vodka Deal Brokered by Broad Street Licensing Group

Manila, Philippines – VuQo Inc., creators of VuQo Vodka, the world’s first and only coconut-distilled vodka, announced today that it has signed a licensing agreement with Playboy Enterprises to develop a new super premium vodka available exclusively across select countries in Asia. Broad Street Licensing Group, Playboy’s global licensing agency in spirits, brokered the deal. Launching in late 2013, Playboy

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Rebranded Grimes LLC Opens Naples, Florida Office

The internationally renowned intellectual property law firm founded by Charles (“Chuck”) Grimes in 1980 that has operated under multiple names during its history – initially Kontler & Grimes, LLP and most recently Grimes & Battersby, LLC – is pleased to announce that it has:   Opened a Naples, Florida office;   Expanded its professional service offerings by entering into a

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Danny Simon of The Licensing Group Ltd. will represent Purple Turtle as Agent in North America

Bhopal, May 2013: It’s time for another achievement for Purple Turtle. This kid’s luxury brand had already crossed the boundaries of the country and is a known name around the world. Now a new feather to its cap is the association of Purple Turtle with the world known brand The Licensing Group. Danny Simon of The Licensing Group ltd. will

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Panini Group to Create a Hilarious Story With Masha and The Bear

The Top Pre-School Property Announced Deal With a Leading Multi-national Publisher MOSCOW, May, 14, 2013 – Animaccord Animation Studios, producers and owners of the massively successful animated pre-school property announced that Masha and The Bear have been chosen by Panini Group to launch their famous sticker albums in Russia and Ukraine. Being the top pre-school, but still widely appealing property

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Snoopy All A-Twitter Over Deal with Khoa Phan

The Groundbreaking Stop-Motion Animator to Create 12 New Vine Videos for the Peanuts Gang New York (May 13, 2013) – Peanuts Worldwide today announced that it has signed a deal with Khoa Phan, the celebrated stop-motion animator whose whimsical and ingenious videos using Vine, Twitter’s video-based social media app, have attracted thousands of followers—and the attention of the Tribeca Film

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Knockout Licensing Ushers In 1928: 1928 Jewelry to Launch Official Downton Abbey™ Jewelry Collections

NEW YORK (May 6, 2013) – 1928 Jewelry Company has been granted the license to produce an extensive line of Downton Abbey™ jewelry including necklaces, bracelets, earrings, brooches, rings, hair jewelry, as well as men’s cufflinks and more. The deal was brokered by Knockout Licensing as the agency responsible for managing the Downton Abbey licensing program in North America. “Knowing

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Hy-Pro International Appoints micommsPR

Trade and consumer PR programme to drive sporting goods business

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