S ince License! first launched this special Licensing International Show Preview three years ago, the number of editorial submissions for the Preview (and the number of Licensing Show exhibitors) has grown by leaps and bounds. This year is by far our largest slate of Licensing Show Preview editorial content 4a testament to the continued growth of the $172.8 billion licensing industry, based on worldwide retail sales in 2002.
Once again, Licensing International Show delivers the latest concepts from returning exhibitors Warner Bros., Nickelodeon, Disney, Sesame Workshop, SloaneVision Unlimited, The Beanstalk Group, United Media, MGM Consumer Products, The Flavia Co., and a wealth of others, plus newcomers United Colors of Benetton, Yamaha, Save The Children Foundation, and Big Tent Entertainment, among others. In addition, L!censing University, organized by LIMA, will deliver new seminar sessions over a four-day period, June 7 to 10. Thirteen new sessions have been added to this year 9s seminar lineup and include cFirst Time Licensee Basic Training, d cFundamentals of Designer & Fashion Licensing, d and cEstablishing a Solid Bond Between Licensor, Licensee, & Retailers, d to mention a few.
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the pages to follow, you 9ll learn the latest from 173 exhibitors who submitted information. Plus, an exhibitor listing and conference schedule to help plan your show days. > Inside Inside 54 L I C E N S E !<br><br> M A Y 2 0 0 4 Exhibitor Listing . . .<br><br> . . .<br><br> .p56 Show Conference Schedule . . .<br><br> . .p60 Property Showcase . .<br><br> . .p62 Above: Bullwinkle (Classic Media). Left: cPicture Perfect d (Carole Gordon for Idyllic Images).<br><br> Exhibitor Listing Exhibitor Listing 56 L I C E N S E ! M A Y 2 0 0 4 as of press time 3 Muses LLC 4 Kids Entertainment A A Wisebroad Designs Inc. A4 Publications Ltd.<br><br> The Accessory Corp. Advanstar Communications Adventure Publishing The Affirmative Captions Studio Aftermarket Business Air Waves Inc. Alaska Momma Inc.<br><br> Alliance Atlantis Alma Lynne St. Judes Children Hospital AMI! Art Makers Int 9l.<br><br> Inc. Anaglyph Sculpture Inc. Angry Little Girls Inc.<br><br> Animation Magazine Animation Reporter Magazine Animation World Network Applehead Factory Inc. Applejack Licensing Int 9l. Art As In Graphics Art Ask Agency Art Copyright Coalition Art Impressions Art in Motion Art Minds Surf & Sport Photography Artech Int 9l.<br><br> (Asia) Ltd. ARTineering Artkey Ashbee Pottery Aspen Publishing Atmosphera Y Asociados SA de CV Attic Child Press Inc./Viktor Koen Aunt Ettie Licensing Group Authentic Hendrix-Jimi Hendrix Aviva Stanoff Avril Studio B B O B Productions BB Whorley & Associates BBC Worldwide BCreative Inc. Be As You Are, Inc.<br><br> Be It Now! by Karen Ross The Bead Shop The Beanstalk Group Becker Associates Benetton Group SpA Bentley Licensing Group Bergsma Gallery Big Tent Entertainment Big3D.com Worldwide Billy Blocks Inc. Biplano Licensing SA Blaylock Originals Inc.<br><br> Bliss House Inc. Blue Iris Photography Bongo Cats, Inc. The Boyds Collection Ltd.<br><br> Bradford Licensing Associates Brand Central LLC Brand Int 9l. Ltd. Brand Licensing 2004 Brand Sense Marketing LLC Brandgenuity LLC Brandweek Brian Evans/ Ghost Artists Broad Street Licensing Group Bruce Dunlap Designs Bruce Trail Enviro PI The Buffalo Works Build A Bear Workshop Building Q Butterfly Effect Corp.<br><br> C C21 Media CafePress.com Calibre CPA Group California Street Rods Inc. Campbell Soup Company Capital Licensing Group Carlton Licensing Carole Gordon for Idyllic Images Catherine Jean DeMello, Illustrator celmates Art & Design Central Park Media Cheryl Phelps Children 9s Business Children 9s Entertainment Association Circuit Girls Clarity Payment Solutions Inc. Classic Media Inc.<br><br> Cloverway Inc./Toei Animation Co. Ltd. The Coca-Cola Company Cookie Jar Group COPCorp Licensing Copyright Licensing Associates LLC The Copyrights Group Cosimo 9s Studio Cosmic Debris Etc.<br><br> Inc. Counterpoint Systems Inc. Cow Parade Holdings Corp.<br><br> Cowan DeBaets Abrahams & Sheppard Coyote Red Licensing Crayola The Crazy Pet Company Creative Brands Group Creative Resource Group Curtis Publishing Company D Debbie Brooks Debbie Taylor-Kerman Debra Jordan Bryan Debra Tivens Studio DEKO-Jocelyn Haybittel Designs Del Mar Day DeMuth Design Dena Designs Inc. DIC Entertainment Dimension & Verses by Lily Ann Dimensional Branding Group Discovery Communications Inc. Disney Consumer Products Dona Gelsinger Donna Babylon Dream Character LLC Dreamworks DSN Retailing Today Duirwaigh Gallery E Earnshaw 9s Publications EBG Consumer Products Edgell Communications Editions Limited Licensing EFX Marketing Ellistrations Elvis Presley Enterprises Emerson Street Entre Nous LLC EPM Communications Inc.<br><br> Eurpsville Entertainment Evergreen Concepts Evilkid Productions Exotic Sea Images Eye Bait/Licensing F Fantasy Art Licensing LLC Fashion Manuscript / Mann Publications FDNY Fire Safety Education Fund Inc. Feldman Sales and Marketing Felix The Cat Productions Inc. Field & Stream Licenses Company Finkstrom Fita The Flavia Company Foliage Inc./Nathalie Robbins Design Foto By Eva Ltd.<br><br> Fox Kids Europe Active Licensing Fran Wolok Designs/Etrostli Design Frasco Images Inc. FremantleMedia Entertainment Funimation Productions Ltd. G Gail Toma/Grand Central Discovery Gary Fields Studios GDC Entertainment Ltd.<br><br> Geneon Entertainment Inc. Genius Products Inc. Giftware News Giochi Preziosi SpA Global Icons Glory Innovations Inc.<br><br> Golden Arrow Printing Company Ltd. Grace Licensing Graphic Spots Inc. Greg Young Publishing Groovy Licensing Grounard & Stout Design Guide to the Licensing World H Hadley Licensing Hamlin Marketing Group Hangin 9 Dog Sports Hasbro Consumer Products Worldwide Haymaker Studios Heartpeople Inc.<br><br> Helen Exley Giftbooks HIP Designs Ltd. HIT Entertainment HKBI Licensing Ltd. Holy Bears Inc.<br><br> Homie Shop LLC Hong Kong Trade Development Council Howard Robinson Illustration and Association I I M P S SA Idea Planet Inc. The Image Forum Inc. Imagine 8 Imagine If Inc.<br><br> IMC Licensing Ingrid by Nutshell Designs Intercontinental Licensing Int 9l. Graphics Intrinsic Enterprises Invention Technologies Inc. J J.A.<br><br> Roth & Associates Inc. J K Benton Design Studio Inc. Jade Animation Jadei Graphics/Main Floor Editions Jan Hoover HPH Design Studio Jeanne Van Etten Jeff Moores Jenny and Jeff Jet Creations Inc.<br><br> JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization) JINdesign Joan Cawley Licensing Ltd. Joan Elliott Jody Houghton Designs Inc. The Joester Loria Group Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association K K.<br><br> I. D. S.<br><br> in Distressed Situations Karen Rossi Kathleen Francour Photography & Design 58 L I C E N S E ! M A Y 2 0 0 4 Exhibitor Listing Exhibitor Listing as of press time Kazachok/The French Licensing Guide Kelley Fine Arts Inc. Kellogg Company Kessler Int 9l.<br><br> Kid Connections Company Kids II Inc. Kids Today Kids-Did-It Properties Kidscreen Magazine/ Brunico Communications King Features Syndicate Kodansha Ltd. Kolea Baker Group Korea Culture & Contents Agency Kunshan ESON Precision Engineering Company Ltd.<br><br> L L&G Licensing Lally Inc. Licensing Agency Larry Harmon Pictures Corp. Lassen Int 9l.<br><br> Laughter Pieces Laurel Nelson Lavinia's World LDB Interior Textiles Le Riche Colours Ltd. Libba Jones Associates Limited License! Europe Magazine License!<br><br> Magazine The Licensing Group Ltd. Licensing Link Ltd. LicensingPages Lifestyle Licensing Int 9l.<br><br> LIMA-Licensing Industry Merchandisers 9 Association Linda McDonald Inc. Lionel Trains Lisa Marks & Associates Inc. Lite Pop LLC LKT Creative/ Licensing LMCA LoCoco Licensing London Portfolio Inc.<br><br> Long Hard Ride Look & Like Looking Good Licensing Lori Faye Bock Lori Osiecki M The Maggie O'Shea Company Maggie Stewart Design MAGIC Int 9l. Magnetic Attractions Margaret Le Van Designs LLC Marianne Richmond Studios Inc. Marie Ricci Collection/Paulette M Ricci Marisol Sarrazin Productions, Inc.<br><br> Marvel Enterprises Inc. Masterfoods USA Mattel Inc. Max & Lucy Maximum Licensing, a div.<br><br> of Laid Back Entertainment Inc. McDonald 9s Corp./ McKids Media Entertainment Group The Medici Society Limited Mercis b.v. Meredith Brand Licensing Met-Rx Branding MGA Entertainment MGL MGM Studio Products MHS Licensing Michael Leu Fine Arts Micott & Basara Inc./Yamato Co Ltd.<br><br> Midas Records Inc. Mighty Fine Miller Kaplan Arase & Co. LLP The Mission Licensing Group Mixx Moda Int 9l.<br><br> Marketing Inc. Mogu America/ Entertainment Division Moon Mesa Media LLC Mosaic Licensing Inc. Most Management LLC N Nancy Bailey & Associates Inc.<br><br> Nancy Wolff National Association of TV Program Executives National 4-H Council Nelvana Ltd. New Line Cinema Nickelodeon North River Entertainment Northern Promotions Inc. Nova Smic North America O/P OLC/Rights Entertainment Old World Prints Ltd.<br><br> Out of the Blue Palican & Friends Panic Entertainment Groupe Patterson Int 9l. Paul Brent Designer Inc. Paula Best/Zana Clark Paws Greetings Paws Inc.<br><br> Pela Concept Performance Brands Phyllis Dobbs Playhut Entertainment Playthings Magazine Playwerks Inc. PLX Systems Inc. PM Design Group Inc.<br><br> Pokémon USA Inc. Polaris Industries Inc. Poptics Popworx LLC Porchlight Entertainment Porterfield's Art Licensing Pretty Ugly LLC Primedia Enterprises Inc.<br><br> Promo Magazine R Racoon Illustration Inc. RAG Media Ragdoll Rainbow S R L Ralph Burch Red Farm Studio Red Tango/Tokyo Bay Rene Gruau Response Magazine Retail Merchandiser Rick Yearick Inc. Robbin Rawlings Designs Inc.<br><br> Robert McClintock Rockyworld The Roger Richman Agency Inc. Rosenthal Represents RoyceArt/The Artgame RSL Communications Runyan & Associates Inc. Russ La Chanse Ruth Levison Design S Sagebrush Licensing Sarah Beise/Mindy Pierce Save The Children Federation Inc.<br><br> Scholastic Entertainment Screen Dreams Publishing Inc. The Serenata Group Sesame Workshop The Sharpe Company ShoPro Entertainment Inc. Sierra Club Signatures Network Silver Lining Productions Ltd.<br><br> SloaneVision Unlimited Inc. Sony Culture Entertainment Inc. Sony Pictures Consumer Products SoulVisions Spangle Sportswear Int 9l.<br><br> Magazine Stelor Productions Studio Espinosa Sunbeam Corp. Susan Eslick Designs Susan Rooney Design SusanArt Studios Suzanne Cruise Creative Services Inc. Suzeart Suzy Toronto Sweetspotte Swifthinking Sydney Hauser Cats Synchronicity T T-Ink Inc.<br><br> Tara Reed Designs Inc. Tattoo Art TBI-Television Business Int 9l./Inform Media Teaming Pond Inc. Techniform Inc.<br><br> Telescreen Tezuka Productions Ltd. Thomas Barbey Photography Thomas Kinkade TI II LLC TIA-Toy Industry Association Tireflys Tokyopop Too Much Fun! Total Licensing Ltd.<br><br> Tribune Media Services TV France Int 9l. Two Town Studios U/V United Media United States Mint Universal Studios Inc. Urban Vocab Valerie Pfeiffer Viacom Consumer Products/Paramount Pictures Video Age Int 9l.<br><br> Video Store Magazine Viking Folk Art Publications Inc./ Global Designs Virtue Products Inc. Viv Inc. W/X/Y/Z Warner Brothers Entertainment Inc.<br><br> Wayne Enterprises The Wickerbill Group LLC Wild Apple Licensing Wild Wings Licensing The Wildflower Group LLC Wiley World Advertising Research Center World Screen News World Wrestling Entertainment Xela Xtreme Cars and Stars Xtreme Graphics Yahoo! Yamaha Motor Corp. USA Yarto Europe YOE!<br><br> Studio Zanders & Associates LLC Zipkin/Shelton Studios Zolan Fine Arts LLC Conference Schedule Conference Schedule 60 L I C E N S E ! M A Y 2 0 0 4 as of press time Monday June 7, 2004 " Sheraton NY Hotel & Towers 8-8:50 a.m. Licensing cNewcomer d Breakfast: An Introduction to Licensing Moderator: Gary Caplan, president, Gary Caplan, Inc.<br><br> 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Licensing 101: A Comprehensive Overview of the Business of Licensing (Basic Course In Licensing Part 1) Moderator: Nell Roney, EVP, Nancy Bailey & Associates 12:30-1:20 p.m. How to Maximize Your Exhibition or Attendance at Licensing International Show Moderator: Jerry Houle, president, Bliss House 1:30-4:30 p.m.<br><br> Legal 101: The Legal Foundation of Licensing (Basic Course in Licensing Part 2) Moderator: Greg Battersby, partner, Grimes & Battersby, LLP Tuesday June 8, 2004 " Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, Hall 1e 8-8:50 a.m. First-Time Licensee Basic Training Moderator: Val Formica, president, Gateway Licensing 9-10:45 a.m.<br><br> Licensing 201: Case Studies of Effective Licensing Programs (Basic Course in Licensing Part 3) Moderator: Seth Siegel, chairman, licensing, The Beanstalk Group Licensees: How to Maximize Your Opportunities Moderator: Stephen Stanley, EVP, licensing, Disguise, Inc. Russia, China, Brazil, and Beyond: Licensing in Key Global Markets Moderator: Wes Anson, chairman, CONSOR 11 a.m.-12:45 p.m. The Art of Developing Unique Licensed Products Moderator: Stan Clutton, SVP, licensing, investor relations, & new business, Fisher-Price Consumer Trends Impacting the Licensing Industry Moderator: Steve Portigal, Portigal Customer Research Using Cost-Effective Public Relations to Launch a Licensed Property/Product Line Moderator: Bruce Maguire, CEO, Freeman Public Relations 2-3:45 p.m.<br><br> Perfecting Your Negotiation Skills Moderator: Shahzad Bhatti, president, SAB Negotiation Enterprises Establishing the Value of Your Brand Moderator: Alan Feldman, president and CEO, LMCA What Retailers Are Looking for in Licensed Products Moderator: Beth Schlansky, VP, licensing, Spencer Gifts LLC Wednesday June 9, 2004 " Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, Hall 1e 8-8:50 a.m. Art Licensing Breakfast: Art Licensing for the True Beginner Moderator: Joanne Fink, founder, Lakeside Design 9-10:45 a.m.<br><br> The ABCs of Licensing Artwork Moderator: Greg Hoffmann, CEO, Mary Engelbreit Studios Licensing Into and Out of the Toy Industry Moderator: James Kipling, intellectual property dept., Frost Brown Todd LLC Royalty Rate Trends Moderator: Greg Battersby, partner, Grimes & Battersby, LLP 11 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Building Successful Brands Moderator: William Cross, VP, business development, Broad Street Licensing Group Licensing Agents and Consultants: How to Use Them Effectively Moderator: Marty Brochstein, executive editor, The Licensing Letter Trends in Sports & Collegiate Licensing Moderator: Rick Van Brimmer, licensing director, Ohio State University 2-3:45 p.m. Who Is the Story Manager for Your Brand?<br><br> Moderator: David Altschul, president, Character LLC Fundamentals of Designer & Fashion Licensing Moderator: Edward Foy, Jr., CEO, eFashion Consulting LLC Establishing a Solid Bond Between Licensor, Licensee, & Retailers Moderator: Michele Brown, VP, licensing, Masterfoods USA, Inc. Thursday June 10, 2004 " Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, Hall 1e 9-10:45 a.m.<br><br> The Business Case for Diversity: Maximize Revenue by Superserving the Multi-Ethnic Consumer Moderator: Sherice Guillory, VP, home, gift, & packaged goods, Nickelodeon Winning Ethics in Licensing Moderator: David Rabinowitz, partner, Moses Singer, LLP Legal 201: Developing an Effective Trademark & Copyright Protection Program Moderator: Peter Eichler, partner, Jennings Strouss & Salmon P.L.C. L!censing University The opinions stated at L!censing University are those of the speakers and not necessarily those of Advanstar Communications or LIMA. L!censing University conference organizers reserve the right to change or cancel any portion of the program without prior notice.<br><br> 62 L I C E N S E ! M A Y 2 0 0 4 A WISEBROAD DESIGNS With the launch of her award-winning book and line, cPick Your Nose & Make a Face, d Ann Maxwell-Weisbrod of A Wisebroad Designs 9 bright contemporary folk art style and memorable interactive art play designs have kids and adults laughing out loud at themselves as they play with the amazingly simple, yet sophisticated concept and name. A Wisebroad Designs brings a fresh face and offers creative play.<br><br> Contact: (815) 872-0598; www.awisebroad.com; firstname.lastname@example.org AIR WAVES LICENSING Air Waves Licensing 9s recent acquisition of the inspira- tional Solid Light line brings hundreds of Christian-related religious pieces. With the success of the Novelty Kitties, a new addition to the whimsical line is Novelty Puppies. Contact: Heather McGarry, (800) 818-2366, x180; email@example.com ALASKA MOMMA, INC.<br><br> Alaska Momma, Inc., will show the work of several new artists, including that of designer Timothy Matt, Kelly Stribling Sutherland, and Sharon Hayes. In addition, artists Julia Cairns, cApple, d Alma Lee, Ty Wilson, Adriana Cirstea, and Kate Holmes will be featured, as well as photographers Christopher Gruver and Robin Constable Hanson. Several new product designs from five-time Emmy award winner Milo Hess also will be available.<br><br> Current Hess licensees include Cranston, Sakura, Villeroy & Boch, PTS, MeadWestvaco, Town & Country, and Westland Giftware, among others. Contact: Shirley Henschel, president, and Gayle Ebanks, VP, (212) 679-4404; Licensing@alaskamomma.com ALMA LYNNE Known worldwide for past licenses in gifts and as the pub- lisher of several hundred needlework books, designer Alma Lynne 9s work is smart, sharp, and to the point. The designer will present, in person, Gloria Glamourella and the Pink Leopard Ladies, a collection of cladies d who profess indulgence to the max.<br><br> Also, showing for the first time is Alma Lynne 9s Grandma, Me, and Grandpa Makes Three!, a sweet collection that gets right down to the creal d things that matter in life. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org ARTBEAT LICENSING ArtBeat Licensing, a new company founded by Lois Sloane, president of SloaneVision Unlimited, announces six new clients joining the gallery of artists: &According to Brie 4A complicated woman trapped in a dog 9s body; Recycled Paper Greetings is launching greeting cards. Glamurella by Carlos Marrero 4a lifestyle brand for young women; the brand soon will be seen on handbags from Y&S, cosmetics, bath and beauty from Lotta Luv, sta- tionery/office supplies from Skaffles, and Glamurella 9s ABC 9s of Fashion from Rockland Publishing.<br><br> kidmodern by Gale Kasaguma 4colorful art with themes such as The Jelly Bean Tree; Kooky Birds; Boy Girl Cat Dog; A,B,C & 1,2,3. Cotton rugs are on the way from Fun Rugs. The Kitchenettes by Clizia 4by YOE!<br><br> co-founder Clizia; perfect for housewares, tabletop, kitchenware, and domestics. Marvin Posey 9s Color for the Eye and Music for the Soul 4 impressionistic paintings inspired as he created on stage at concerts by Chicago, Nelly, Steve Tyrell, the Yellowjackets, and more. Contact: Glenn R.<br><br> Hendricks, managing director, (212) 922-0555, x6; email@example.com ART MAKERS INTERNATIONAL (AMI!) Focused on the warm and whimsical art by Ruth J. and Bill D. Morehead and Vicky Howard 9s nostalgic flair for consumer appeal, Art Makers International continues to help marketers sell product with unique designs.<br><br> AMI 9s most recent signings: The Morehead Collection: Random House, Inc. recently published cHappy Halloween with the Teenie Halloweenies d characters and plans to publish cA Touch of Love d with touch- able designs due for release in early 2005 for Valentine 9s Day. Colorbök, Inc.<br><br> is enjoying sell-through on new Endangered Young 9uns list pads and notepads. Impact Plastics, Inc. introduced Holly Babes figurines at Wal-Mart this past holi- day season.<br><br> The Vicky Howard Collection: Howard 9s designs are new to Jeanmarie Creations for the Christmas holidays. Colorful Images presents the Tuscany feel on its Live, Love, Laugh throw. Contact: Kay Yearick, (727) 360-9700; www.artmakersintl.com Property Showcase Property Showcase as of press time cTuscany d (Vicky Howard/ AMI!) Property Showcase Property Showcase 64 L I C E N S E !<br><br> M A Y 2 0 0 4 Teddy Scares (Applehead Factory Design Studio) ANGRY LITTLE GIRLS, INC. Angry Little Girls, an underground comic strip and destination Website for females ages 14 to 30, makes its debut at the show. The property was created by college student Lela Lee, who hid it in a drawer for years before it was introduced as a short video collection.<br><br> Lee began making Angry Little Girls T-shirts and eventually found a T-shirt licensee. This year, Angry Little Girls officially incorporated in order to do business as a licensor. Lee signed greeting card and magnet licenses.<br><br> In spring 2005, Abrams will publish her first book of collected Angry Little Girls comic strips. A three-part documentary featuring Lee aired on PBS May 5, 2004. Contact: Ken Yamakoshi, (310) 313-2300; firstname.lastname@example.org ; www.angrylittlegirls.com APPLEHEAD FACTORY DESIGN STUDIO Five fabric freaks known as Teddy Scares 4a creation of Applehead Factory Design Studio 4are quickly gaining the buzz of collectors and retailers.<br><br> Since their debut in October, various specialty stores and Websites have embraced Teddy Scares. With a look and story all their own, each Teddy Scares is 12 inches tall, plush, and grossly attired in real fabric clothing and eerie accessories. Fresh from the morgue, they arrive complete with toe tag, entombed in a window-display box.<br><br> Contact: Phil Nannay, (267) 879- 1234; email@example.com ; www.TeddyScares.com APPLEJACK LICENSING INTERNATIONAL The Art of Greg Giordano 4licensed by Greg & Company 4will be showcased at the show. His new collec- tions include images of harvest, Christmas evergreens, garden, and a vintage golf piece. Stop by Applejack Licensing International 9s booth to see the new series, as well as fresh additions to The Birds, Puppies & Kittens, Horses, Wildlife, and Young Animals collections that the artist is best known for.<br><br> Contact: Greg Giordano, (203) 431-0608; Greggioart@aol.com ARTINEERING cOh, I get it&does it really work? d This is the inquisitive reaction ARTineering, a think-tank for delightful and quirky art, anticipates at the show. Why? Because the artwork is fun, colorful, whimsical, clever, and visually appeal- ing.<br><br> Gizmos and gadgets depict silly and unrealistic ways to accomplish everyday activities from slic- ing bread to teaching school. Created on canvas, paper, or 3-D models, all have this in common: They utilize pulleys, strings, rollers, grooves, slots, and pegs to convey a sense of movement. Engage your imagination and visualize the action resulting from the cweight d under the influence of gravity.<br><br> Contact: Lance Dehne, (775) 825- 0454; ARTineer@aol.com ; www.ARTineering.com ARTKEY CO., LTD. Artkey Co., Ltd., an Asian art licensing enterprise, will showcase Qi Baishi and Floral Fairies. Artkey represents 700 artists and masterpieces from Taipei 9s National Palace Museum.<br><br> With professional staff from art and business backgrounds, Artkey will reveal how you can profit from art brands that are of long-lasting value. Contact: Ruth Lin, firstname.lastname@example.org ; Kim Wang, email@example.com ATMOSPHERA DESIGN Atmosphera Design, a creative group from Mexico, will introduce its most recent creation: Chico Chihuahua 4a chihuahua dog from Mexico, appealing to children ages 5 to 10. With the Hispanic population gaining presence not only in the U.S.<br><br> but worldwide, Atmosphera believes Chico Chihuahua will help companies and manufacturers to gain presence in the Latin market. The personality of the character is friendly, talkative, and very outgoing, and expresses values that are important in the community such as family and friendship. Contact: Blanca Ruiz, firstname.lastname@example.org ; www.atmospheradesign.com AVRIL STUDIO Avril Studio is a French creative design agency dedicated as of press time Angry Little Girls Property Showcase Property Showcase 66 L I C E N S E !<br><br> M A Y 2 0 0 4 to the world of children, from newborns to juniors. Corinne Prose has more than 15 years of experience in fashion design. Avril Studio designs fashion collections and accessories for smaller brands, as well as industrial produc- ers.<br><br> In addition, it creates and develops collections for world-recognized licenses. The latest creation is named cKawaïko. d It consists of a brand-new licensing scheme cre- ated for girls ages 8 to 14. Contact: a email@example.com BBC WORLDWIDE New Fimbles plush is being produced in 2004 with a new focus on four secondary characters.<br><br> New DVDs/videos will further establish these characters. International launches of The Fimbling Feeling, including Spain and Mexico, are planned across 2004. Key partners are lined up; the strategy is to engage consumers with the brand, and follow with a prod- uct rollout.<br><br> A full product range for Balamory 4live-action stories about colorful characters in a little Scottish town 4will include arts and crafts sets, wooden building sets, puzzles, jig- saws, and soft toys. A new Balamory video/DVD will launch later this month. Dr.<br><br> Who returns to the television screen next year with actor Christopher Ecclestone in the lead role. Teletubbies continues to perform strongly, with more than £1.2 billion generated in retail sales since the 1997 launch. Contact: Neelam Rhodes, children 9s, communications, +020 8433 2675; firstname.lastname@example.org BBWHORLEY & ASSOCIATES BBWhorley & Associates is a full-service consulting bou- tique, which provides strategic marketing direction, public relations for artists, and agent representation in licensing opportunities for artists.<br><br> BBWhorley offers a range of unique contemporary artwork, photography, illustrations, and designs created by its artists, including a new baby décor line debuting at the show. Licenses are available for stationery, posters, giftware, table art, trays, coasters, and textiles. Contact: Barbara Whorley, principal, (949) 240-4008; BarBaraW@BBWhorley.com ; www.BBWhorley.com BE IT NOW!<br><br> BY KG ROSS, INC. Be It Now! by KG Ross, Inc., creates whimsical images and characters with inspirational messages for licensing.<br><br> Newest to the collection is Bebuddies, energetic, inspiringly and environmentally conscious characters, each with a spe- cial voice, encouraging us to cSpread Fun While Playing. d Other images include BeCats!, BeLife!, BeShui! (Feng Shui images), and FreeSpirits!. The artwork is delicately drawn, watercolor and pen-and-ink fluid, ambiguous shape figures.<br><br> Be It Now! by KG Ross, Inc., also introduces FemShui! For Women...embracing the POWER of Intention.<br><br> From the more than 2000-year-old concepts of Feng Shui, inspiring images and messages encourage women to be their dreams through intentional thoughts and actions. Contact: (310) 397-3408; email@example.com; www.kgross.com; www.femshui.com BECKER ASSOCIATES Becker Associates is a consultant for businesses in the youth industry and a global licensor specializing in the development of worldwide licensing programs and new products to support them. Consulting clients include the TIA, TIF, and Anjar Co.<br><br> Becker Associates is also the exclusive global licensor for: Othello Brand Merchandise, Go For Broke!, Battle Dome, Cheap Games, GloTag, Got a Minute, Quick Quiz, Baby Get Well, Breaking Point, Roll 9n Paint, Grand Master, Whiplash, Dolphin Ying Yang Artwork, Hope Butterfly Artwork, Global Peace Artwork, Grim Rider Artwork, Death 9s Face Artwork, Wizard Artwork, and Mushroom Magic Artwork. Contact: Patti Becker, (212) 255-4720, x26; PBecker@BeckerAssoc.com ; www.BeckerAssoc.com BIG TENT ENTERTAINMENT As The Koala Brothers television series, airing daily as part of Disney Channel 9s Playhouse Disney block, continues to attract rave reviews and a rapidly growing fan base, rights owner Spellbound Entertainment and its North American marketing agent, Big Tent Entertainment, are building an impressive licensing program for the property. The founda- tion has been solidified with Fisher-Price, Random House, Buena Vista Home Entertainment, and Buena Vista Games.<br><br> Recently, AD Sutton, AME, Bakery Crafts, Children 9s Apparel Network, E.S. Originals, Hedstrom Corp., Isaac Morris Ltd., Jay Franco and Sons, Inc., and University Games also signed on to develop unique merchandise spotlighting The Koala Brothers 9 adorable characters and as of press time Kawaïko (Avril Studio) Property Showcase Property Showcase M A Y 2 0 0 4 W W W . L I C E N S E M A G .<br><br> C O M 67 kindhearted cWe 9re Here To Help d message. Contact: Richard Collins, CEO, (212) 604-0064, x201; firstname.lastname@example.org BILLY BLOCKS INCORPORATED Billy Blocks Incorporated, a first-time exhibitor at the show, is a publisher and licensor of unique and traditional, yet trend-driven infant, juvenile, 9tween, and whimsical artwork and designs that have sold and continue to sell throughout major national retailers. Billy Blocks also provides design and product development services for manufacturers and under private label.<br><br> The Billy Blocks 9 pool of artists 4which presently consists of Kris Banks, Eileen Bradley, Suzanne Foschino, Charles Akins, and Susan Courtney 4brings distinct styles and years of significant art, illustration, graphic, and product design and development experience to its licensees, clientele, and customers. Contact: Paula Grafstein-Suarez, (631) 673-4424; email@example.com ; www.billyblocks.com BLUE IRIS PHOTOGRAPHY At Blue Iris, discover colorful and vibrant photographs of lilies, roses, orchids, trees, and dogs, many processed to look like watercolor paintings. These images are available for licensing on a variety of products including posters, calen- dars, greeting cards, books, giftware, textiles, or for any other creative use.<br><br> Contact: Lori Sash-Gail, (845) 348-9012; firstname.lastname@example.org ; www.blueirisphotography.net BRADFORD LICENSING ASSOCIATES Representing corporate, fashion, sports, and entertain- ment properties, Bradford Licensing Associates 9 show introductions include: " Aspen: Top U.S. ski resort with applications in apparel, fashion, accessories, footwear, home furnishings, and sporting goods. Targeting men, women, and children via mid-tier and mass-tier distribution channels.<br><br> " Ironwear: Workwear brand targeting men ages 18-plus. Products to include outerwear, pants, tops, thermals, cover- alls, bibs, gloves, and footwear. Distribution through mass retailers and catalog sales.<br><br> " Karl Kani: Founder of curban apparel d expanding into fashion accessories, home furnishings, and domestics with products available through mid-tier and specialty retailers. " Marilyn 9s Man: Documentary of the superstar 9s life pre- and post- cMarilyn Monroe. d Never-before-seen images of Norma Jeane/Marilyn Monroe available. Categories include collectibles, gifts and novelties, intimate apparel, and more.<br><br> " Ms. Fitness: Women 9s fitness competition targeting women seeking a healthy active lifestyle. Brand will extend into fitness apparel, fitness videos, publishing, home fitness equipment, and more.<br><br> Merchandise will be available through mid- and specialty retailers. Contact: Nicole Iozzi, VP, Nicole.Iozzi@bradfordlicensing.com ; www.bradfordlicensing.com BRAND CENTRAL Head for the Brand Central lounge, where the company will showcase its premier brands and properties with clients such as Miramax Films (Archie, Artemis Fowl, Green Hornet, Halloween, Hellraiser, Kill Bill, Opus, Pulp Fiction, Shark Boy & Lava Girl, Spy Kids, and Swingers) ; E! Entertainment (E!<br><br> True Hollywood Story, Live from the Red Carpet, Wild On, Doctor 90210, Scream Play) ; Style Network ( Clean House, Guess Who 9s Coming to Decorate?, How Do I Look?, Who 9s Wedding Is It Anyway?, Brini Maxwell Show, You 9re Invited, New York Nick) ; Kellogg 9s Corporation (in partnership with Real Brand & Business); Napster; Rides Magazine; King Magazine; Robb Report Magazine; Devo; AstroStyle; Republica Trading Company; Yee Haw Junction; and Hebrew Hammer. Contact: Ross Misher, (310) 234-1231; email@example.com ; www.brandcentralgroup.com. BRANDGENUITY, LLC Boutique licensing agency Brandgenuity, LLC, expands its presence at the show: " Snapple and Yoo-hoo: On the horizon for 2005 are Snapple-inspired foods and scented candles.<br><br> Cadbury Schweppes expanded its relationship with Brandgenuity to include its Yoo-hoo brand. " The World Poker Tour: Brandgenuity will unveil as of press time ARTineering Property Showcase Property Showcase 68 L I C E N S E ! M A Y 2 0 0 4 licensees in interactive, handheld, wireless, pub- lishing, state lotteries, apparel, poker chips and playing cards.<br><br> First official licensees of the World Poker Tour include U.S. Playing Cards and Scientific Games. " Time Inc.<br><br> Brand Licensing: The agency brokered a paint deal with ICI Glidden for its client, This Old House, as part of a home improvement licensing program. Sports Illustrated is being licensed into wireless games and touch- screen coin-op games, and Outdoor Life has been extended into the apparel category (Midwest Apparel). " Reckitt Benckiser: Brandgenuity was signed by Reckitt Benckiser to extend its French 9s, Frank 9s Red Hot, and Cattlemen 9s brands into new food categories.<br><br> " Meow Mix: Brandgenuity helped Meow Mix food sign a licensing agreement with Russ Berrie (for Mr. Meow plush). Pet accessory licenses will be announced shortly.<br><br> Contact: Adina Avery-Grossman, managing director, (212) 925-0730; Adina@brand-genuity.com ; www.brand-genuity.com BRAND SENSE MARKETING LLC (BSM) Highlights from Brand Sense Marketing LLC (BSM), an integrated marketing services company specializing in brand development and licensing, include: " Britney Spears 9 lifestyle brand was introduced with an exclusive Elizabeth Arden deal for fragrance, cosmetics, and skin care. BSM will expand her fashion brand into apparel, footwear, and accessories. " BSM will continue to leverage the line of new Dodge vehicles and guide the brand into new areas, including chil- dren- and family-related products, performance-related apparel, games and toys, and ranch/workwear apparel and products.<br><br> " For newly signed client Thermos, BSM will tap the pri- mary attributes of temperature control and insulation value, and focus on new product categories such as large and small appliances, residential and commercial construction products, baby products, and apparel. " The Professional Bull Riders licensing program is moving into Western retail to mid-tier and mass-market channels. " Travel + Leisure seeks licensing partners for a program targeting the home furnishings category.<br><br> Food & Wine is launching a home entertaining licensing program including tabletop, barware, gift, stationery, and other accessories. Other accounts, including The All-American Soap Box Derby, Cinevegas, and Norton Motorsports, also will be repre- sented. Contact: Brad Horn, VP, brand development, (310) 843-2420; firstname.lastname@example.org ; www.brand-sense.com BRUCE TRAIL, ENVIRO P.I.<br><br> Bruce Trail is a globe-trotting environmental private investigator whose crusade pits him against cenviro d villains too sinister for the law, such as the evil Max Toxin, the das- tardly Gene Poole, and the conniving Captain Remo. Bruce 9s mission is also to empower children worldwide to make a dif- ference in the world by embracing the three R 9s 4Reduce, Reuse, Recycle 4in their daily lives. He is assisted by his two beaver pals, Spike and Bucky, and millions of youngsters worldwide in his Friends of Bruce enviro-Team.<br><br> Available in talking books, music CD, TV series demo, interstitial, 250- plus action figures, clothing, and other merchandise. Contact: Donny Young, CEO, email@example.com CALIBRE CPA GROUP Calibre CPA Group provides licensing audit and compli- ance services to the apparel, toys, games, publishing, and novelties industries, assisting with: developing policies and procedures for royalty management; uncovering unreported or under reported royalty income; exposing brand abuse; monitoring licensing agreements; and ensuring licensees adhere to contract terms. With offices in Washington, D.C.; New York, NY; and Chicago, IL, 12 partners and more than 70 personnel provide auditing, tax, consulting, and technology services to not-for-profit and for-profit entities, labor unions, and employee benefit funds.<br><br> Contact: Mark C. McClain, marketing director, (202) 331-9880; firstname.lastname@example.org ; www.calibrecpa.com as of press time Snapple lip balm (Brandgenuity) The Koala Brothers 9 Frank and Buster (Big Tent Entertainment) Property Showcase Property Showcase 70 L I C E N S E ! M A Y 2 0 0 4 CALIFORNIA STREET RODS Hot rods are hot, and California Street Rods is in high gear.<br><br> For more than 35 years, California Street Rods has built everything from rat rods and choppers to million- dollar street rods. Chuck Lombardo, Sr., was elected into the Hot Rod Hall of Fame and is a board member of SEMA. California Street Rods has built cars for celebrities and heads of corporations.<br><br> Chuck Lombardo, Jr., designer and metal fabricator is president of California Street Rods. Licensing is available in most categories. Contact: Ralph Burch, (760) 739-0994; email@example.com CAMPBELL SOUP CO.<br><br> Campbell Soup will debut three new collections to address trends in the marketplace and feature new products in fashion, home, toys, and gifts. An expanded program for Pepperidge Farm Goldfish, with opportunities across many product categories, also will be shown to existing and poten- tial licensees. For the first time, Campbell will be actively discussing licensing opportunities for its other corporate brands, including V8, V8 Splash!, Pace, and Pepperidge Farm.<br><br> Contact: David Oates, senior licensing manager, (856) 968-5736; firstname.lastname@example.org CAROLE GORDON FOR IDYLLIC IMAGES Photographic artist Carole Gordon 9s Idyllic Images bring serenity to the marketplace. Although Gordon 9s focus pri- marily had been the licensing of her vivid, yet serene, floral images, she recently broadened her market reach consider- ably by adding digitally enhanced photographs of holiday themes, waterscapes, tropicals, foods, etc. Every image is transformed into visual perfume, showcasing beauty often overlooked in today 9s fast-paced world.<br><br> Contact: Carole Gordon, (888) 235-7575; Carole@IdyllicImages.com ; www.IdyllicImages.com CATHERINE DEMELLO Whimsical, vibrant, and detailed, Catherine DeMello 9s animals invite you to befriend them... and put them on your products. Her illustrations, which also feature rich backgrounds, suit myriad categories including plush, textiles, giftware, paper goods, and children 9s merchandise.<br><br> Current products include OESD 9s Whimsical Kingdom digital embroidery collection and recently released Whimsical Kingdom II; Strategic Partners 9 Jungle Jamboree & Skippin 9 School medical scrubs; International Playthings 9 Puppy Play card game, Feed the Kitty dice game, and View From a Fishbowl Look-Inside puzzle; and Sangray 9s Tender Expressions magnets and Cristal Sentiments. Contact: (508) 996-9871; PensiveCat@comcast.net CELMATES ART & DESIGN celmates art & design represents an untapped pool of licensing potential. If you are a fan of Walt Disney animated movies such as Lilo & Stitch and Brother Bear, or simply get a smile out of cartoon breakfast cereal commercials, you have already seen the work of celmates 9 artists.<br><br> celmates showcases the new and independent artwork from the finest animation artists in the world. The team has contributed to some of today 9s most profitable brands, and now seeks partners to license new properties. A broad portfolio of art is available for licensing from celmates 9 image library, and new brands are waiting to be discovered.<br><br> Contact: Daniel Cohen, (407) 903-1624; email@example.com ; www.celmates.net CENTRAL PARK MEDIA Anime supplier Central Park Media 9s focus will be Doggy Poo. This heartwarming fable beloved in Korea for 30 years as a picture book was turned into a claymation in 2003 by Itasca Studio, Inc. The Doggy Poo DVD, original sound- track, and a 32-page full-color picture book have been released, and Central Park Media is seeking to expand beyond these products.<br><br> Central Park Media currently manu- factures and distributes three anime home entertainment lines: U.S. Manga Corps, Central Park Media, and Software Sculptors. The company distributes an array of live-action Japanese feature films under its Asia Pulp Cinema label.<br><br> Contact: Shigeki Morii, (212) 977-7456, x258; Smorii@teamcpm.com ; www.doggypooworld.com CLASSIC MEDIA Classic Media will support Rudolph 9 s 40th TV broadcast as of press time cDahlia d (Blue Iris Photography) Property Showcase Property Showcase 72 L I C E N S E ! M A Y 2 0 0 4 anniversary with new collectible merchandise, pro- motional activities with broadcast partner CBS, and a collector 9s edition DVD. An expanded Santa Claus Is Comin 9 to Town licensing and promotional program will roll out this year, anchored by toys from Playing Mantis.<br><br> Lassie is the star of a new year- long ad campaign for GE and has a new theatrical film in development, as well as a new half-hour syndi- cated Lassie 9s Pet Vet series and an animated preschool series from Studio B. A new 50th anniver- sary DVD box set will hit shelves in September. Classic Media will announce a major pet products partner this spring, with skus expected to hit shelves in the fall.<br><br> The company will unveil an all-new Lone Ranger style guide with the icon re-envisioned as a Western-inspired lifestyle, domestics, and home furnishings brand. Rocky & Bullwinkle & Friends: Complete Season 2 DVD set will be released August 31. Contact: Leslie Levine, head of worldwide licensing, (310) 659-6004, firstname.lastname@example.org ; Brad Fazzari, head of domestic licensing, (212) 659-1962, email@example.com ; www.classicmedia.tv CLOVERWAY INC.<br><br> Knights of the Zodiac/Los Caballeros del Zodiaco (Saint Seiya), a hit in South America, is returning to Open TV throughout South America in spring 2004. The show returns after being remastered with color enhancement, new music, and songs. Knights of the Zodiac already has been licensed to more than 25 licensees that manufacture and distribute toys, card games, bags, and stationery throughout South America.<br><br> Major licensees include Long Jump (Brazil), Riclan (Brazil), Navarrete (Peru), DTM (Mexico), Marplan (Argentina), and Salo (Chile). Contact: Mary Jo Winchester, (562) 901-2444; MJwinch@aol.com COOKIE JAR ENTERTAINMENT Cookie Jar Entertainment develops, produces, distributes, and markets quality products to children, their caregivers, parents, and teachers with a commitment to providing the best in children 9s published content, animated and live-action programming, as well as innovative and creative educational and entertainment-driven products worldwide. Cookie Jar 9s preschool property, Caillou, continues to expand worldwide, increasing consumer purchases in toys, sto- rybooks, and learning products.<br><br> Mona the Vampire is gaining ground in the girls 9 market leveraging girls 9 desire for fashion-forward sta- tionery and accessories. Stay tuned for Cookie Jar 9s new 9tween entry: Dark Oracle. Other Cookie Jar shows: Zoboomafoo, Arthur, Paddington Bear, Little Lulu, Potatoes & Dragons, Bunch of Munsch, Busy World of Richard Scarry, Mumble Bumble, and more.<br><br> Contact: (514) 843-7070; Kelly Elwood, VP, licensing, firstname.lastname@example.org ; Christina Sklavenitis, manager, licensing, csklavenitis@thecookie- jarcompany.com; Luc Dumont, licensing coordinator, email@example.com COPCORP LICENSING CopCorp Licensing showcases LIMA Licensing Excellence Award-nominated It 9s Happy Bunny and launches new brands: " Jim Benton 9s Franny K. Stein Little Girl Mad Scientist, star of the children 9s book series. " Jim Benton 9s Just Jimmy, a sweet, funny look at those who stand out from the crowd.<br><br> " GiggleWings, the giggliest gaggle of guardian angels ever to grace the globe. " Barcode Kitties, the newest, cutest, anime-style kitties from Japan. " Minor League Small Stars, it 9s one, two, three tykes and you 9re (busting) out laughing with these sports-inspired characters.<br><br> Contact: Carole Postal, (212) 947-5958; firstname.lastname@example.org ; www.copcorp.com COUNTERPOINT SYSTEMS, INC. Counterpoint Systems, Inc., a supplier of licensing, royalty, and rights management software to the worldwide licensing industry, announces the newest release of its flagship licensing product, Pelican ProFiles, with Version 7.0. Pelican ProFiles 9 newest version will expand on its feature-rich and in-depth functionality, a proven contract management solution for licensors, licensees, and agents.<br><br> as of press time Knights of the Zodiac (Cloverway Inc.) Property Showcase Property Showcase 74 L I C E N S E ! M A Y 2 0 0 4 Counterpoint will demonstrate this new version at its booth. Contact: Jon Robinson, (310) 473- 0200; ProFiles@counterp.com ; www.coun- terp.com/licensing COYOTE RED LICENSING Coyote Red Licensing will introduce several new edgy properties, specifically Fartzmor, the dog and Peezalot, the cat.<br><br> A departure from the other juvenile characters Coyote Red represents, these new characters are geared toward the teen to young adult market. Other proper- ties Coyote Red currently represents include Goodie TwoShoes, Bunbun, Nosie Rosie, and Jasper. Also being intro- duced for 2004 is the cSweet Tweets d line by artist Sharon Pierce McCullough, along with many other new art-based properties.<br><br> Several images from this line recently were licensed to Marcel Schurman for greeting cards. Contact Kristin Fitch, president, Coyote Red, email@example.com CRAZY PET LLC Crazy Pet LLC entered into a deal with animation design/production company Double Take Productions to develop a children 9s TV show featuring Crazy Dog, Baby Dog, and the company 9s other licensed cartoon animal char- acters. It also will develop the property for a series of live stage shows.<br><br> In addition, the characters now appear in a pet cookbook called cThe Crazy Kids Guide to Cooking for Your Pet, d written by mother-daughter team Barbara and Missy Denzer. Published by The Crazy Pet Press, the book is available through Amazon.com (suggested retail, $14.95). Contact: (800) GEE-PETS; www.crazypet.com CRAYOLA Crayola adds a new category in 904 with food decorating and activity kits that allow kids to create novelty candy, cookies, and snacks.<br><br> New partners in this aisle include DecACake, Brand Castle, Bakery Crafts, ToySite, and PolyConcept. TechnoSource intro- duces The Crayola TV Art Studio and My First TV Play System 4 the brand 9s first digital color games. In the stationery category, Martin Designs debuts a new line of Crayola paper and school supplies this summer.<br><br> A partnership with Sony Pictures and Marvel brings Spider-Man 2 -themed stationery products to Crayola 9s back-to-school offerings and activity toys at holiday. Contact: Susan Tucker, (610) 253-6272, x4293, firstname.lastname@example.org ; Stacy Gabrielle, x4297, email@example.com ; www.Crayola.com CURTIS PUBLISHING Curtis Publishing, exclusive licensor of Norman Rockwell Saturday Evening Post artwork, announces two major events expected to draw half a million visitors this summer, providing marketing opportunities for Curtis 9 licensees. cRockwell 9s America: Celebrating the Art of Norman Rockwell d features life-size 3-D recreations of Rockwell 9s Post covers and runs May 15 to September 18, 2004, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center, Nashville, TN, the first stop of an eight-city tour.<br><br> cNorman Rockwell 9s Four Freedoms: Paintings That Inspired a Nation d launches May 15 through September 6, 2004, at The Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., to coincide with the dedication of the World War II Memorial. Contact: Jeanne Kelsay, (317) 633-2070; firstname.lastname@example.org DEBRA JORDAN BRYAN Artist Debra Jordan Bryan signed several license agree- ments after last year 9s Licensing Show, including deals with ESC Trading Company, C & F Enterprises, Design Works Ceramics, Impulse Wear, Eastern Paralyzed Veterans Association, Autom, Glenoit, MBI/Danbury Mint, Rosedale Fabrics, and Moore Response. From housewares to gifts, fundraising and more, the artist launched several new lines last year.<br><br> Jordan Bryan describes her illustration style as clighthearted, warm, and whimsical. d She will display new images this year. Contact: (760) 436-1583; email@example.com ; www.debrajordanbryan.com DEBRA TIVENS With a whimsical style filled with color and texture, as of press time Left: Minor League Small Stars and bottom: Franny K. Stein (both CopCorp).<br><br> Property Showcase Property Showcase 76 L I C E N S E ! M A Y 2 0 0 4 Debra Tivens 9 individual style has always been several steps ahead of trends for today 9s home and office décor, while her keen eye for color and design layout is unsurpassed in her ability to create the perfect motif for a complete design concept. From original paintings to peppermills, from table- cloths to furniture, Tivens displays an exquisite repertoire of designs with the emphasis on taste and elegance.<br><br> Contact: Debra Tivens, (818) 591-1420 DEKO ARTS 4JOCELYN HAYBITTEL DESIGNS Licensing Show newcomer Jocelyn Haybittel 9s atmospheric images are designed to complement current trends in furni- ture and interiors. cI always imagine people viewing my work in a room setting, amid beautiful fabrics and elegant shapes, d she says. cI want them to feel warm and comfortable, and yet, while gazing at a work of mine, trans- ported for the moment into another world. d Haybittel 9s poster series recently was licensed to Directional Publishing.<br><br> Contact: Jocelyn Haybittel, (650) 592-8710; firstname.lastname@example.org DENA DESIGNS INC. The design talent behind dozens of successful lines in stores from Target to Bloomingdale 9s, Dena now also stars in her own national TV show, Embellish This!, on DIY Cable network. From scrapbooks and storage boxes to dinnerware and glassware, linens, rugs, and baby products to papers ranging from thank you notes to stickers, Dena-designed products are best-sellers across the U.S.; in Japan; through- out Asia, Australia, and New Zealand; and in France and the UK.<br><br> Dena introduces her holiday collection, updated florals, 9tweens and baby designs, and her first-ever cartoon characters at the show. Contact: Dan Fishbein, (925) 299- 0470; email@example.com ; www.denadesigns.com DIC ENTERTAINMENT DIC Entertainment announces the debut of an all-new contemporary lifestyle and entertainment brand with a twist for 9tweens called Trollz. DIC recently announced the acquisition of the exclusive rights for all entertainment and licensing to the classic, multibillion dollar Troll property.<br><br> DIC developed and currently is executing a worldwide television, home entertainment, interactive, publishing, and merchandising program for Trollz (with a cz d) scheduled to launch at retail in fall 2005, as well as relaunch the classic brand, Trolls (with an cs d). DIC has appointed a master toy licensee and mas- ter publishing licensee for Trollz, which will be announced shortly. Contact: Nancy Bassett, SVP, worldwide consumer products, (818) 955- 5400; www.dicentertainment.com DIMENSIONS & VERSES BY LILY ANN Southern California artist/composer/writer Lily Ann debuts her new line of licensing properties in the categories of art and design, books/publishing, entertainment proper- ties and personalities, home décor, online/interactive and music, and celebrates her new Website, Lilyann.com.<br><br> Her products/properties include: the children 9s television/online interactive program, The Rainbow Duck Show (KoKoPelli, a character from the show inspired by an ancient Native American legend is scheduled to appear at the show); a children 9s book series, cLove Is Sharing A Good Book d; a coffee-table sized anthology of her newest abstract impres- sionistic paintings, sketches, free-verse poetry, cSoulmates: Dimensions & Verses d; the modern free-verse novella, cSoulmates: A Poetic Journey d; a limited edition of desktop sculptures, candle/fragrant essence holders (with Soulmates fragrance); original licensable characters and artwork for greeting cards, calendars, and assorted merchandise; original musical plays, commercial jingles, and wedding packages. Contact: (714) 374-4872; www.lilyann.com DISCOVERY CONSUMER PRODUCTS Discovery Channel 9s American Chopper, Monster Garage, and American Hot Rod continue to be hot licensing properties. Discovery Consumer Products is expanding these initiatives into new categories, including: home décor, toys and col- lectibles, apparel and accessories, novelties, automotive accessories, publishing, and stationery.<br><br> TLC 9s Trading Spaces has inspired a broad licensing program with more than 30 licensees including Springs Industries, Fetco Home Décor, Activision, Ellery Homestyles, and Meredith Books, and will be expanding into toys, food, stationery, and additional as of press time Miz Fancypants (Evilkid Productions) Property Showcase Property Showcase 78 L I C E N S E ! M A Y 2 0 0 4 home décor categories. Discovery Consumer Products 9 kids 9 and preschool properties, Discovery Kids 9 Kenny the Shark and Tutenstein, and TLC 9s The Save Ums!, are available to license in all categories.<br><br> Building on the strength of the Discovery Channel brand, Discovery Expedition is a new international licensing initia- tive, consisting of hi-tech apparel, equipment, electronics, and gadgets for the international market. Contact: Holly Rapport, (240) 662-4674; Holly_Rapport@discovery.com DISNEY CONSUMER PRODUCTS (DCP) Disney will display its evergreen franchises 4including Mickey Mouse, Winnie the Pooh, Disney Princess, Baby Einstein, Power Rangers, and Disney 9s Lilo & Stitch The Series 4as well as a wealth of new properties, innovative products, and breakthrough retail programs. Some of the highlights of this year 9s show will include the debut of The Chronicles of Narnia (The Lion The Witch and the Wardrobe), the Muppets, W.I.T.C.H, That 9s So Raven, Pooh 9s Heffalump Movie, Tinkerbell, and Little Einstein, to name a few.<br><br> DCP also will feature television properties, including Bear in the Big Blue House, Jo Jo 9s Circus, and Higglytown Heroes. Contact: (818) 567-5944; www.disney.go.com DREAMWORKS CONSUMER PRODUCTS DreamWorks Consumer Products will lead licensees and promotional partners on an animated adventure, previewing three all-family properties: " Shark Tale 4In theaters, October 1, 2004 " Madagascar 4In theaters, summer 2005 " Wallace & Gromit 4In theaters, fall 2005 Opportunities are available in national promotions and licensing for all properties in key categories. Contact: Alicia Mandeville, licensing, (818) 695-3441, firstname.lastname@example.org ; Wendy Ryding, national promotions, (818) 695-9731, email@example.com EFX MARKETING EFX Marketing created Yo Girl three years ago.<br><br> Current licensees include E.S. Originals, Millennium Apparel, Franco Bedding, Terrisol Towels, Fantasia, H.E.R., EFS, and Commonwealth Plush. Yo Girl reinforces girls 9 dreams, image, and self-confidence.<br><br> The Website gets about 800,000 hits a month and 200 e-mails a day. Bolstered by a national advertising print campaign with 75 million impressions this year, EFX will launch its concept for a Yo Girl TV show at the show. Contact: Ike Panigel, (800) 925 8863; firstname.lastname@example.org ; www.myyogirl.com EVILKID PRODUCTIONS Illustrator and designer A.V.<br><br> Phibes of Evilkid Productions is back this year with her swanky, retro-inspired lines for girls and women. In addition to the devil girls of cGlam as Hell d and the saucy kitties of cHep Kitten, d Evilkid Productions is debuting Miz Fancypants, a more sophisticated, fashion-inspired line suited to cosmetics, stationery, and gift products. Evilkid Productions also will continue with humor line Popspotz, which has been seen in the last year on products in Spencer Gifts, Hot Topic, Urban Outfitters, and Claire 9s Boutique, among others.<br><br> Contact: (917) 549-3220; email@example.com ; www.evilkid.com EXPERIENCE HENDRIX LLC To help commemorate the 50th anniversary of the birth of Rock 8n 9 Roll, Experience Hendrix, LLC, and its sub- sidiary, Authentic Hendrix, LLC, have set their sights on a series of projects that will roll out throughout the year that celebrate the music, life, and legacy of Jimi Hendrix. So far this year, Experience Hendrix released a tribute CD, Power Of Soul: A Tribute To Jimi Hendrix. This year also kicked off with a three-date mini-event in San Francisco dubbed the Experience Hendrix Tour and headlined by acoustic and electric performances by Blues legend Buddy Guy, plus per- formances by more than two dozen artists.<br><br> Plans are now underway to take the Experience Hendrix Tour national and possibly international later this year. Authentic Hendrix, LLC, recently began working with Todd McFarlane 9s design team on the second Jimi Hendrix figurine. Several new product announcements from Zion Rootswear, Dragonfly Clothing, ODM, and GB Posters are set for the coming weeks.<br><br> Contact: Anne Doyle, as of press time Crayola/DecACake kit Property Showcase Property Showcase 80 L I C E N S E ! M A Y 2 0 0 4 merchandise manager, Authentic Hendrix, LLC, (206) 241- 5464; firstname.lastname@example.org ; www.jimihendrix.com; www.authentichendrix.com FELIX THE CAT 2004 is the year of the cat&that is, Felix The Cat. Felix has been popping up everywhere in the media 4from an article in The New York Times to a fashion spot in Vogue, and right into the wardrobes of America 9s favorite celebri- ties.<br><br> Companies such as Junkfood, Peaceable Kingdom Press, Age Group, and Dark Horse Comics have created merchandise that can be found everywhere from the skateboard shop on the corner to the high-end retailer in the mall. With the addition of new licensees every day, 2004 promises to be Felix 9s greatest year yet. Contact: Pamela Ferris Muller, VP, licensing and consumer products, GoodTimes Entertainment, (212) 951-3054; email@example.com FINKSTROM LICENSING INTERNATIONAL Making its fifth consecutive appearance at Licensing International Show, Finkstrom Licensing International licenses the Finkstrom brand of cAnnoyingly Honest d Humor, as well as its newest property, cFore!<br><br> The Love of the Game d Golf Humor. With successful licenses around the world, Finkstrom continues to give a comic voice to high-quality products such as greeting and postcards, posters, mugs, shot glasses, playing cards, software, tow- els, and more. Contact: Randy Evert, president, (952) 975-9000; firstname.lastname@example.org ; www.finkstrom.com FISHER-PRICE Preschool brand Fisher-Price has extended its brands into categories outside of toys for more than 20 years.<br><br> In 2004, Fisher-Price will continue to expand its Fisher-Price, Fisher- Price Baby, Little People, and Rescue Heroes franchises outside the traditional toy aisle. Look for these brands to appear on a variety of children 9s products from eyewear to footwear, music CDs, and snack foods. Additionally, Fisher-Price will continue to develop its brands in the enter- tainment category through new VHS and DVD releases.<br><br> Contact: Caren Shalek, VP, licensing, (716) 687-3167; email@example.com FREMANTLEMEDIA FremantleMedia, the producer and licensing arm of American Idol, now is refreshing and relaunching its current and classic game show portfolios. Based on the 2001 TV Guide listing of cThe 50 Greatest Game Shows of All Time, d FremantleMedia produces and owns the rights to 10 of the shows listed by TV Guide. FremantleMedia currently is licensing three specific brands: The Price Is Right (currently on air); Family Feud (currently on air); and the Classic Game Show Portfolio, which includes Password, Match Game, To Tell The Truth, What 9s My Line, Card Sharks, Beat the Clock, Tattle Tales, and Play Your Hunch.<br><br> Contact: David Luner, director, licensing, (310) 255-4737; firstname.lastname@example.org FUNIMATION PRODUCTIONS, LTD. FUNimation will bring a collection of proven brands and new titles in animated entertainment. The collection is anchored by the Dragon Ball franchise, which continues to expand with upcoming movies, broadcast, video game releases, home video releases, and promotions.<br><br> FUNimation will pursue licensing in all categories for Case Closed (a.k.a. Detective Conan), the 350-plus episode powerhouse that debuts on Cartoon Network June 7 and on home video in August. FUNimation also will introduce a new property that will be announced at E3.<br><br> It will be supported by video games, broadcast, home video, and more. Contact: Bob Brennan, (817) 788-0627, ext. 211; email@example.com ; www.funimation.com GENIUS PRODUCTS Genius Products publishes high-quality musical CDs, cassettes, videos, DVDs, and plush toys under the brand names and labels of Baby Genius, Kid Genius, Wee Worship, and Genius Entertainment.<br><br> In June 2004, Genius Products is poised for growth with the launch of its Baby Genius DVDs and videos. In fall 2004, collectible plush Zoo Babies on super-soft pillows will be available at retail. Stop by the booth to pick up a free gift.<br><br> Contact: Larry Balaban, EVP, as of press time Trolls (DIC Entertainment) Felix The Cat (GoodTimes Entertainment) Property Showcase Property Showcase 82 L I C E N S E ! M A Y 2 0 0 4 marketing & production, (858) 793-8840; firstname.lastname@example.org ; www.geniusproducts.com GLOBAL ICONS Originally rooted in entertainment licensing, Global Icons has redirected its efforts towards the world of corpo- rate brand licensing. Its boutique-style approach affords Global Icons the opportunity to represent quality over quantity, and gives its clients the personal attention and customer service they deserve.<br><br> Global Icons 9 clients include Humvee, Airstream, Cirque du Soleil, Igloo, Duncan Hines, and Pep Boys. The agency continues to provide unparalleled agency representation by driving profitability, increasing brand awareness, and protecting the integrity of its clients 9 brands. Contact: Mee Won Maddox, (352) 241-8884; email@example.com ; www.globalicons.com GRACE LICENSING Grace Licensing has experienced significant growth over the last year.<br><br> New artists include Cindy Shamp, known nationwide for her distinctive folk art and inspiring words, and Audrey Jeanne Roberts, recognized for her delicate watercolors 4featuring European and American country images 4combined with inspirational calligraphic messages. Inspirational artist D. Morgan is one of Grace Licensing 9s top and fastest growing brands 4recently named No.<br><br> 6 in Licensed Art in a Giftbeat Dealer Poll. The Collage Collection cards, by Pictura, will debut at the Stationery Show. Contact: (888) 265-0082; firstname.lastname@example.org ; www.gracelicensing.com GRAND CENTRAL DISCOVERY Grand Central Discovery launches Gail Toma design, introducing bold lifestyle designs from classic watercolor- inspired art to dramatic organic patterns.<br><br> The perfect counterparts to stationery, accessories, tabletop, linens, and giftware, collections include cFlorals and Shells, d cGallant Autos 4Classic Cars, d cPure Fun d contemporary art, cSeasons d welcoming cCruise d through cAutumn, d and cCelebrate Women d with a fresh and hip expression of allure, complexity, and the feminine spirit. Discover art- inspired products such as books, placemats, and activity kits. Go cFishing for Ideas, d five matchless art adventures for boys and girls, young or old.<br><br> Contact: Gail C. Toma, (631) 537-7021 GROUNARD & STOUT DESIGN Illustrators Mark Grounard and Terry Stout introduce their versatile styles and unique images. Grounard 9s stylish designs are rich with color and creative detail.<br><br> A variety of subject matter, from sophisticated to whimsical, is available for licensing in all categories. Stout 9s humorous, edgy char- acters and creations offer a different perspective. With a broad range of appeal, the possible applications for his designs are almost endless.<br><br> Contact: Mark Grounard, (610) 372-5658; Terry Stout, (610) 865-5921 HANGIN 9 DOG SPORTS Hangin 9 Dog Sports introduces the character, Hangin 9 Dog. Hangin 9 Dog derives its name from an old Indian legend based in Hanging Dog, NC, where Hangin 9 Dog, just a puppy, was lost in the forest. He is a loveable, out- door/woodsy, and hip St.<br><br> Bernard. His mass appeal will be to any outdoor enthusiast including children, young adults, and adults alike. His adventures will take him hiking, raft- ing, snowboarding, and off-road four-wheeling in Tellico through a series of books, apparel, and novelty items.<br><br> Contact: Cindy Geiger, email@example.com HASBRO, INC. Hasbro Properties Group (HPG), the intellectual property development arm of Hasbro, Inc., offers a portfolio of brands that translate into a world of fun and excitement for children and adults globally.Through publishing, lifestyle, and entertainment platforms, HPG surrounds fans world- wide with consumer products that expand Hasbro 9s core brands beyond the toy and game aisle, creating rich lifestyle experiences. In 2004, HPG will launch new licensing pro- grams and build upon its successes with properties such as Duel Masters, Weeble<br><br>