Winners of the 2017 LIMA Asian Licensing Awards Announced!

The LIMA Asian Licensing Awards Ceremony & Cocktail Reception was held this evening on the opening night of Hong Kong International Licensing Show!  Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Awards! Best Asian Property of the Year: B. Duck – SEMK International Enterprises Ltd. Best Licensed Promotion of the Year: Kung Fu Panda 3 – Master Kong Best Corporate Brand / Fashion / Lifestyle Program

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Get Involved! Join the LIMA Board

Why? Thinking about becoming a member of the LIMA Board of Directors? Here’s a few reasons why it’s a great idea: Engage with other industry leaders who want to make a difference – and have fun doing it! Help drive the decision making that affects the overall industry Have a stronger voice in the licensing industry Elevate your presence in

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LIMA Japan’s Kaori Taniguchi Lectures at the Tokyo University of Science MIP Program

Kaori Taniguchi, General Manager of LIMA Japan lectured to intellectual property students at the Tokyo University of Science (TUS) on Monday 2nd December. Using LIMA’s Global Licensing Survey and examples of industry news, Taniguchi presented the latest licensing industry trends and research to participants of the Master of Intellectual Program (MIP) at TUS’s Graduate School of Innovation Studies. The lecture

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Coming in 2017: Mind Mix Milan

After the success of this year’s event in Berlin, LIMA is taking Mind Mix to Milan in 2017! Save the dates, March 30-31, for high-level round table discussion and ideas exchange, presentations from industry leaders, ample networking opportunities, retail tour of Milan and other localized programming. Sponsored by PricewaterhouseCoopers

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How to Use LIMA Member Benefits This Holiday!

LIMA membership gives your company access to exclusive savings on things like exhibit space at Licensing Expo and special rates at networking events.  But did you know you can use it for yourself to save this holiday season?  Here’s a few ways how:    Click here for full details and all the information you need to save this holiday season! Not a member

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LIMA Japan Publishes Design Approval How-To Guide

Following requests from many of its members, LIMA Japan has created and began distribution of volume 1 of a new Japanese-language publication entitled “Handbook for Design Approval Staff”,  a how-to guide for licensing company staffers who deal with product design approval management.   The handbook is the result of a four year process that began with approval staff round table

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LIMA Japan Conducts Licensing Seminar for Major Educational Publisher, Gakken Plus

LIMA Japan, as part of its remit to increase educational learning opportunities, offers licensing seminars to organizations. At the request of Gakken Plus, a major educational publisher, LIMA Japan created and delivered a seminar entitled “Thinking About Creative Issues in Licensing” to staff from the company’s magazine publishing department.   The seminar, held on Thursday 17th November at Gakken’s office

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LIMA Japan Global Licensing Committee Meetup on December 15th

LIMA Japan Global Licensing Committee Meetup on December 15th Negotiating Contracts with Licensors and Licensing Agents The next LIMA Japan Global Licensing Committee meeting will take place on Thursday 15th December to consider contract negotiation with licensors and licensing agents. Using a scenario of a Japanese licensing company aiming to obtain merchandising rights from an overseas licensor or agent, participants will

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Submit Now: 2017 LIMA International Licensing Awards

Was your property a tremendous success? Did your product fly off the shelves at retail? Now is your chance to let the global industry know about your accomplishments! Our Awards are the only international recognition highlighting the licensing innovation and creativity that impacted the worldwide marketplace during the calendar year 2016 – and we want to hear from you. All

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‘Tis the Season for Holiday Networking!

The holidays will be here before you know it!  Mark your calendars for some festive cocktails with LIMA and your worldwide licensing colleagues: TOKYO Monday, Nov. 28 – 6:30-8:30 pm (doors open at 6:00) Royal Garden Cafe Aoyama NEW YORK Tuesday, Dec. 6 - 5:30–7:30 pm Papillon Bistro & Bar Sponsored by 24IP Law Group and Spielman Koenigsberg & Parker, LLP MUMBAI Thursday,

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