Monthly Archive: April 2016

IDW to Publish ‘Powerpuff Girls’

Cartoon Network has tapped IDW Publishing to create a new comic series based on the recent re-launch of “The Powerpuff Girls.”

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Angry Birds Expands Lineup in Italy

Maurizio Distefano Licensing has secured four new licensees for Rovio’s Angry Birds property, in anticipation of the film’s Italy debut, June 16.

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Mattel Unveils ‘Thomas’ Campaign

Mattel has launched a worldwide campaign for “Thomas & Friends” based on Thomas’ core values of friendship, determination and teamwork in anticipation of The Great Race movie premiere in May.

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NBCUniversal’s Pets Drives with Chrysler

NBCUniversal has partnered with Chrysler to launch the new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica vehicle in a co-branding deal that will also support the upcoming film The Secret Life of Pets.

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NFLPA Hosts Virtual Field Trip

The National Football League Players Association has partnered with EA Sports and Discovery Education to host an interactive live virtual field trip today for students across the U.S.

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Beanstalk Expands its European Footprint through Partnership with g.l.a.m.

Leading Global Brand Extension Agency Enters Strategic Partnership with Munich-Based Licensing and Media Agency London, April 13, 2016 – Leading global brand extension agency, Beanstalk, announced today that it is further expanding its on-the-ground presence across the German speaking region (GAS region) through a strategic partnership with award-winning merchandising and licensing agency, g.l.a.m. Headquartered in Munich and led by an

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5th Wave Brands Approves Knockout Licensing to Launch Finlayson in the USA and Canada

NEW YORK (April 13, 2016) – Helsinki-based 5th Wave Brands, the global licensing agent for Finlayson, has appointed Knockout Licensing to launch and manage licensing for the popular Scandinavian design and fabric brand across the United States and Canada. “Finlayson is THE brand for Scandinavian fabric and design. Given the growing popularity of the Scandinavian aesthetic in the U.S. and

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Source3 Announces Partnership with Epic Rights

New York – April 12, 2016 – Source3™, the world’s first platform for end-to-end management of intellectual property in user-generated content (UGC), and Epic Rights, announced today an agreement to create 3D printed versions of the classic Journey© Escape and Styx© Paradise Theatre album covers.  The beautiful full-color replicas will be printed using Color Jet Printing (CJP) 3D printing technology

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Super RTL Launches Licensing Programme for TeamTO and Cake’s hit series ANGELO RULES

(Paris, London, Cologne, April 12, 2016): Leading kids entertainment specialist Cake and top French CGI studio TeamTO are pleased to announce an agreement with Super RTL’s Consumer Products department for the licensing rights to ANGELO RULES for German speaking territories, signalling a high-profile move into consumer products for their international hit. ANGELO RULES, created by French CGI studio TeamTOand co-produced

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NFLPA Kicks Off Sports Activation Zone at Licensing Expo 2016

Featuring one-of-a-kind experiences, head-to-head challenges with NFL players and other professional athletes Santa Monica, Calif. (April 11, 2016) – Licensing Expo, the world’s largest and most influential licensing industry event, is delighted to announce the addition of the Sports Activation Zone presented by the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) for the 2016 show lineup. Produced by UBM Americas and sponsored by

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