Monthly Archive: September 2013

LIMA Japan Seminar Supported on Licensed Sales Promotions Proves A Hit

A LIMA Japan-supported seminar on the use of licensed characters in sales promotions was held on Friday 13th September at the Department of Master of Intellectual Property (MIP), Graduate School of Innovation Studies, Tokyo University of Science. The seminar, entitled “The Purpose and Case Study of Sales Promotion Activity Utilizing Several Characters in Japan”, was presented by Ms. Chieko Hashimoto, Executive Producer, Sales Division Development Office

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Courtney Halligan Joins LIMA as Project Coordinator

(New York, NY) September 30, 2013 – The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA) announced today the hiring of Courtney Halligan as Project Coordinator.  Courtney joins the Association from Tiffany & Co. where she was an HR Representative.  Prior to that, Courtney worked in recruitment for The Creative Group as well as Design Strategy Corporation.  She is a graduate of

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Submit for the LIMA Asian Licensing Awards!

LIMA is recognizing the outstanding achievements, innovation and creativity in the development of licensed properties and brands in Asia with the first LIMA Asian Licensing Awards.  All companies from Asia are invited to submit their entries in the following awards categories:   – Best Asian Property of the Year – Best Corporate Brand Program of the Year – Best Entertainment License of the

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LIMA Seeks Nominations for Licensing Hall of Fame Award

Submission Deadline – Friday, November 8, 2013

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Register for Upcoming Webinars — Evaluating a Property; Hot Markets

LIMA’s webinar series continues next Wednesday, September 25, with How to Evaluate a Property, featuring Liza Abrams, VP Global Licensing & Marketing, Sakar International, plus an additional speaker, who will give the licensee perspective on how they decide what makes sense for their businesses. Click here to register. On October 2, the subject will be Planning for and Dealing with

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LIMA East Coast Fall Networking 9/24 – Registration Deadline Tomorrow!

Join LIMA on Tuesday, September 24th from 5:30-7:30pm at Guy’s American Kitchen & Bar for our annual “Autumn in New York” networking reception.   Mingle with your licensing colleagues and enjoy the vintage roadhouse vibe of this dynamic restaurant, featuring Celebrity Chef Guy Fieri’s signature comfort food. Cost to attend:  $75 per person for LIMA Members; $150 per person for Non-Members.

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LIMA Japan to Support Japan Licensing Industry Educational Course

LIMA Japan is once again offering its official support to an established series of licensing industry educational seminars called Charabiz Juku, organised by LIMA member, Character Databank.   Charabiz Juku, now in its 6th year, is widely attended by Japanese licensing and creative content industry professionals as well as people considering to enter the industry. LIMA Japan is a long-term supporter

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LIMA UK Managing Director Wins Honorary Achievement Award at UK Licensing Awards

Kelvyn Gardner recognised for dedication and service to licensing industry

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LIMA Japan’s “Licensing Advice Clinics” Proving Popular

LIMA Japan regularly conducts its own version of Ask-The-Experts licensing advice clinics. The advice clinics are staffed by LIMA Japan support members such as lawyers, patent attorneys and licensing consultants who conduct 45 minute one-on-one, confidential consultations with participants.  Issues vary and include legal matters such as trademarking strategy and dealing with infringements and international licensing issues such as global development

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Anatomy of a License Agreement Webinar — Deadline to Register Tuesday!

LIMA’s webinar series kicks off the new season on Wednesday, Sept. 11, with “Anatomy of a Licensing Agreement,” a clause-by-clause trip through a sample licensing contract by Greg Battersby, LIMA’s Chief Counsel and member of the Licensing Hall of Fame.  The session, which will run Noon-1:30 Eastern US time, is free to all LIMA members, $200 per line for non-members.  

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