LIMA Japan To Once Again Exclusively Host Seminar Program at Licensing Japan

Posted May 13, 2014

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LIMA Japan will for the 4th year running host the seminar program at the Licensing Japan licensing trade show taking place at Tokyo Big Sight Exhibition Center from 2nd to 4th July 2014. Licensing Japan is organized by Reed Exhibitions Japan Ltd., and LIMA Japan is the Official Education Provider.

This year there are six seminars covering a variety of licensing-related topics of interest to seasoned and new industry professionals and business people interested in licensing in general. Charles Riotto, President of LIMA will be the kick-off speaker. Seminar participation fees are JPY4,000 until 27th June, and JPY5,000 thereafter. Seminar details and registration in Japanese are available at the Licensing Japan 
website and program details in English are as follows:

Wednesday 2nd July

Session #1 10.00-11.00
“International Licensing – An Insider’s Explanation on Key Issues and Market Data in Global Markets”
Presented by Charles M. Riotto, President, LIMA – International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association

Session #2 13.00-14.00
“Japan’s Participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Agreement - Should the Japan Licensing Industry Change As A Result?
– The Future Is Pursuing Globalization While Staying Unique -“
Presented by Fumihiko “Pochi” Kusama, President, Brandog Co., Ltd. & Professor, Graduate School of Management of Science and Technology, Tokyo University of Science

Session #3 16.00-17.00
“Marketing In The Character Fashion Business – Licensor & Licensee Cooperation Is The Key”
Presented by Katsumi Tsukagoshi, President, Grace Co., Ltd.

Thursday 3rd July

Session #4 10.00-11.00
“Licensing Business Essentials – The Basics You Need To Know”
Presented by Sachiko Imaizumi, President Plus Licens & Design Tokyo K.K. & Representative Director, LIMA Japan (Japan Licensing Business Organization)

Session #5 16.00-17.00
“Licensing Law Essentials – The Nuts And Bolts of Character Rights and License Contracts”
Presented by Jun Kanazawa, Attorney-at-Law, Field-R Law Offices

Friday 4th July

Session #6 13.00-14.00
The Moomins Licensing Business 100 Years After The Birth of Tove Jansson, The Author.
Presented by Takumi Nakayama, Director Character Licensing, Tuttle-Mori Agency, Inc.

About 4th Licensing Japan 
Dates: Wednesday 2nd July to Friday 4th July 2014
Venue: Tokyo Big Sight
Organised By: Reed Exhibitions Japan Ltd.
LIMA (International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association) is the Official Education Provider
Supported By: Character Brand Licensing Association