Monthly Archive: October 2014

MEGA Brands Announces New Partnership with Universal Partnerships & Licensing to Launch Despicable Me™ Building Sets this Holiday Season

MONTREAL– October 21, 2014 – MEGA® Brands Inc., a member of the Mattel family of companies (NASDAQ: MAT), has announced today a multi-year global licensing partnership with Universal Partnerships & Licensing (UP&L) to develop a new kids construction line based on the phenomenally successful Despicable Me franchise from Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment. MEGA Brands’ new partnership with UP&L will introduce builders

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Sesame Workshop Teams with ToyTalk on Speech Recognition Research Plan

Sesame Workshop is teaming up with family entertainment company ToyTalk for a two-year research programme into speech recognition for early learning.

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Bulldog Licensing Signs Collectables Brand, Shopkins

Bulldog Licensing has signed a new agreement to represent the hit new girls’ collectible brand, Shopkins.

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Tapatio Heats Up with Brand Central

Tapatio Foods has signed Brand Central as its licensing agent to develop a food and beverage licensing program for its hot sauce brand.

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Fox Opens Book Of Life Program

Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products has lined up a multi-category licensing program for The Book Of Life, which hit theaters Friday.

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Coolabi Lines Up More Partners for Beast Quest

Coolabi is continuing to grow the programme for publishing property Beast Quest, adding a brace of new licensees.

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Cartoon Network to Air LEGO Batman Special

LEGO has teamed with Cartoon Network to air a LEGO DC Comics special, featuring the iconic caped crusader in his LEGO brick guise.

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BBC Launches Doctor Who Online Game to Teach Programming

The BBC is calling on Doctor Who to help teach kids basic computer programming skills in a new online game called The Doctor and the Dalek.

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DreamWorks Signs UK Publishing Deal with Igloo Books

DreamWorks Animation Publishing has signed a deal with IglooBooks for the development, sale and distribution of its core publishing throughout the UK.

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Meredith Takes on Martha Stewart Mags

Meredith has acquired the rights to Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia’s Martha Stewart Living and MarthaStewart.com in a new, 10-year licensing agreement.

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