MGM, Bandai America Join Team Galaxy

French production entity Marathon Media has secured new partners for its its animated series, Team Galaxy, naming MGM Consumer Products the exclusive North American licensing agent ... Continue Reading →

Sith Named Year’s Best License

Lucasfilm Ltd.’s Star Wars: Episode III ‘ Revenge of the Sith was named Overall Best License of the Year at last night’s International Licensing Excellence Awards ... Continue Reading →

Small World Toys with Seuss

Specialty toy manufacturer Small World Toys has secured a licensing agreement with Dr. Seuss Enterprises and plans to make products for infants, toddlers and preschoolers available ... Continue Reading →

LICENSING INT’L ’06: The Pros Talk

With the Licensing Show in full swing at the Javitz Center in New York, we were lucky enough to catch up with some of the industry’s tie-in product pros. Here’s a sampling ... Continue Reading →

Surf’s Up for Sony and Jakks Pacific

Through a new licensing agreement with Sony Pictures Consumer Products (SPCP), JAKKS Pacific will produce and distribute toys and leisure products based on the upcoming animated feature ... Continue Reading →

Mattel, FUNimation in Spider Riders Web

Mattel has been awarded the master toy license for Cookie Jar Ent.’s new animated action series, Spider Riders, and FUNimation Ent. will manufacture and distribute home video ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Network In Mattel’s Toy Box

Cartoon Network has granted Mattel Inc. its master toy licenser in a long-term, global deal covering original Cartoon Network properties for kids 6-11. Mattel also has a first-look ... Continue Reading →

DIC Acquires Copyright Promotions

DIC Ent. has extended its reach into the European marketplace with the acquisition of privately-owned, pan-European licensing agency Copyright Promotions Licensing Group Ltd. (CPLG). ... Continue Reading →

Bandai Toys with Ben 10

Bandai America Inc. and Cartoon Network are releasing a line of toys based on Cartoon Network’s original sci-fi action series Ben 10 this month. The slate of products includes ... Continue Reading →

4Kids Ent. Rides With Zula Patrol

4Kids Ent. has acquired exclusive worldwide licensing rights and will manage promotional initiatives for the new CG-animated children’s series The Zula Patrol. The space-themed ... Continue Reading →