Monthly Archive: July 2014

LIMA Japan’s One Day Intensive Education Program Attracts Full House

LIMA Japan held a one day education program covering licensing basics on Thursday 24th July with the cooperation of the Tokyo University of Science’s Department of Master of Intellectual Property (MIP) at the latter’s classroom facility in Iidabashi, Tokyo.  The program attracted 50 participants made up of 30 LIMA Japan members and 20 non-members representing the full range of content-related

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LIMA UK Announces British Rising Stars Award Winner for 2014

LIMA is pleased to name Christine Thomas, Senior Licensing Executive at Entertainment One UK as the winner of its inaugural UK Rising Stars Award. The award ceremony took place on the evening of 24th July at LIMA UK’s annual Young Professionals Network party, hosted at the offices of Mind Candy in East London and sponsored by Dependable Solutions. LIMA UK’s

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LIMA Australia Hosts Sydney Licensing Breakfast

LIMA Australia hosted its second licensing breakfast in Sydney last week.  An audience of 70 key Licensors, Licensees and Retailers attended on the day. Our panel consisting of Mark Scott from Mattel, Claire O’Connor from Nickelodeon, Elie Mansour from The BBC and Wassim Gazal from Hot springs clothing Company focused on how we get cut through with the ever increasing number

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Summer Networking Party Held During Licensing Japan 2014

LIMA Japan held its annual summer networking party on Wednesday 2nd July, coinciding with the first day of Licensing Japan.  The party achieved record numbers, with more than 100 people in attendance. Sachiko Imaizumi, representative director of LIMA Japan, gave the introduction, followed by a toast from LIMA President Charles Riotto.  Other participants of note were the Licensing of the Year (organizer: Character Databank)

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LIMA Members Receive Substantial Discount on the Newest Kids License Monitor of iconkids & youth

Thanks to the cool Minions Despicable Me is this summer‘s highest ranking license regarding the hype quality in the European key markets U.K., Germany, and France (U.K. 54 % / G 36 % / F 34 %). It is striking that in Germany boys (34 %) and girls (37 %) see an equal hype status in this license while in

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LIMA Launches First Multi-Country Consumer Surveys On Kids’ Favorite Brands and Characters

Reports from Nine Countries to be Issued Quarterly; Surveys from 22 Other Nations to Release Semi-Annually

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LIMA Japan to Host One Day Intensive Educational Program on Licensing Basics July 24th

LIMA Japan is organizing a one day intensive licensing education program on Thursday 24th July. The focus will be on licensing basics covering an overview of the industry, licensing business processes, IP basics and a grounding in merchandising license contracts. The program will be followed by an evening networking event for participants and industry professionals.  The program is geared to

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LIMA UK Rising Stars Award & Young Professionals Event Next Month

LIMA UK is delighted to announce details of its new UK Rising Stars Award, designed to recognise and champion excellence among upcoming junior licensing industry professionals. The winner will receive one year’s mentorship from LIMA UK Managing Director Kelvyn Gardner. LIMA will hold the Rising Stars Award ceremony at its annual Young Professionals Network party, which will this year be hosted

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Ohio State Executive Rick Van Brimmer Named LIMA Board Chairman

Executives from Cherokee Group, Hot Topic, Mattel and Parham Santana Newly Elected to LIMA Board of Directors

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