Yearly Archive: 2013

2013 Licensing Excellence Awards – List of Nominees

Best Art or Design Program of the Year   Property (Owner/Agent) Andy Warhol  (The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts) Dena  (Dena Designs, Inc.) The Very Hungry Caterpillar/The World of Eric Carle  (Eric Carle Studio/The Joester Loria Group) Victoria and Albert Museum  (Victoria and Albert Museum/V&A Enterprises) Best Art or Design Licensee of the Year   Licensee (Property/Product) Kids Preferred 

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Warner Bros., Disney, Walmart and Cherokee Executives To Kick Off Licensing Expo 2013 with Keynote Panel

Brad Globe, President, Warner Bros. Consumer Products; Andy Prince, Sr. Category Director, Toys, Walmart; Josh Silverman, EVP, Global Licensing, Disney Consumer Products; andHenry Stupp, CEO, The Cherokee Group To Discuss the Forces that
Will Impact the Future of Licensing and Branding

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New LIMA Webinars in May – Legal; Cultural Do’s and Don’ts

LIMA’s popular webinar series continues in May with two brand new sessions! Up first is “The Legal Side of Licensing: What Americans Need to Know About Europe, and Vice Versa” on May 1st.  With the internet making licensed product more accessible on a global sphere brand owners need to be aware that idiosyncrasies of their own national system may not

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LIMA UK Appoints New Membership Services Manager

Ryan Beaird joins association from background in finance and illustration

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Upcoming LIMA Japan Educational Opportunities

LIMA Japan will once again offer its regular series of one-to-one licensing clinic sessions to the Japanese licensing industry this month. Kaori Taniguchi, LIMA Japan General Manager and Pochi Kusama, president of Brandog, a licensing consultancy, and an ex-managing director of LIMA Japan, will offer expertise across the spectrum of licensing issues including basic legal, marketing, sales, royalty rate setting, agent solicitation and overseas

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Gwyneth Paltrow to Give Keynote at Licensing Expo 2013

Paltrow and business partner, Tracy Anderson, to address Licensing Expo audience

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Registration Open for LIMA UK Licensing Essentials Course!

How to make licensing work in-store, the value of research and protecting your IP are just some of the topical subjects being covered at this year’s Licensing Essentials Course, which is being run by LIMA UK on May 16 at top London venue, 51 Buckingham Gate at Crowne Plaza, St James, London. Established as the best one-day educational event in

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‘LIMA Cares’ on Track to Raise $4 Million for Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation

April 8, 2013, NEW YORK – Through the dedication of the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA) and the generosity of the licensing industry, the LIMA Cares campaign is well-poised to raise $4 million for the Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation (CBTF), the organization’s charity of choice.  LIMA expects to reach the laudable achievement just in time for May’s National Brain

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“Tweet for the Bravest” on April 17th!

LIMA’s Charity of Choice is Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation – and we need licensing’s help to spread the word about our industry’s efforts to Save the Bravest! On April 17, we are asking the entire licensing industry for help in Tweeting/Re-Tweeting the same post, at the same time. Our goal is to get enough exposure for our message about fighting

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2013 LIMA International Licensing Excellence Awards Ballot Set with 73 Nominees in 15 Categories

Winners of the Industry’s Most Prestigious Prize to be Announced at Awards Ceremony in Las Vegas on June 18

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