Yearly Archive: 2013

LIMA Japan and Tokyo University of Science Graduate School Enter Into Industry-Academic Cooperation Agreement

To contribute to the further growth of the Japanese licensing industry, LIMA Japan (Japan Licensing Business Organization) (Sachiko Imaizumi, Representative Director) and the Department of Master of Intellectual Property (MIP), Graduate School of Innovation Studies, Tokyo University of Science (represented by Professor Jinzo Fujino) have entered into an industry-academia cooperation agreement. The arrangement covers cooperation in people-to-people exchange, industry survey

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2013 LIMA International Licensing Excellence Awards – Online Entry Deadline This Friday!

The LIMA Licensing Excellence Awards recognize the highest levels of achievement for calendar year 2012.  Companies from around the world are invited to submit their entries into all the awards categories: – Art – Character/Toy Brand – Corporate Brand – Film, Television, Celebrity or Entertainment – Sports – Licensed Promotion – Retailer To be considered for nomination, you must use the official LIMA

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New Networking! Young Professionals Event in LA on March 19

Join flip at Palihouse in West Hollywood on March 19th for an evening of networking!   flip provides educational, developmental and social opportunities tailored to young licensing professionals. Send your new licensing staff members for an opportunity to meet other young industry professionals! Tuesday, March 19 Palihouse - Lobby Lounge West Hollywood, CA 6:00-8:00pm This is a cash bar event, but RSVP is

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Calling All UK Entrants for the International Licensing Excellence Awards 2013

Deadline for nominations: Friday March 1st 2013

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New LIMA Webinars Scheduled Through April

LIMA’s ongoing webinar series has become one of the most important tools for members and other marketing professionals to gain vital information affecting the industry and their businesses.  The well-attended series covers a wide variety of timely, key topics. The first of LIMA’s four new webinars will be held on February 20. “The value of our webinar series for licensing

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Next LIMA Japan Global Working Group on February 25

Next session & topic: Monday, February 25, 4-6pm – “Angel Cat Sugar: Bringing a Japanese Character Property to Global Markets,” presented by Tact Communications. LIMA Japan’s Global Working Group meets monthly to explore issues affecting Japanese licensing companies operating internationally.   Each Working Group participant makes a presentation on its overseas business operations and strategies so that members can develop and share best

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LIMA Japan “Design Approval Staff Round Table” to Be Held February 20th

LIMA Japanwill host a special “Design Approval Staff Round Table” event on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 from 4:00-6:00pm at the LIMA Japan Meeting Space at Yurakucho International Business Center. The round table event will feature discussions on the issues and challenges related to licensed product design approvals.  Topics to be covered include style guide compliance and best practices.  An industry

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LIMA UK to Provide Licensing Advice and Support at Spring Fair International

Over 3,000 brands expected at the NEC, 3-7 February

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Call For LIMA Awards Panel Experts – Deadline This Friday!

Would you like to help judge the entries for the LIMA International Licensing Excellence Awards?   Each year, LIMA honors the global properties, products, companies, and promotions that have demonstrated superior performance in the previous calendar year.   For 2013, LIMA is putting together an Awards Panel to review entries in each of the seven awards categories:                -  Art or Design               

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New York Toy Fair: LIMA Networking Reception and Members Lounge

LIMA AT NEW YORK TOY FAIR Networking Event Join LIMA for our annual Toy Fair Networking Event at Celsius in Bryant Park on Monday, February 11 from 6:00-8:00pm.  Register online – early bird cost is $75 for LIMA and TIA members, $150 for non-members through February 8.  For information on how to become a sponsor for this event, please contact

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