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Guide to Global Licensing Agents

Guide to Global Licensing Agents

Editor's Note: Worldwide retail sales of licensed products are based on 2010 (B-billion; M-million) as reported by License! Global in May 2011. THE BEANSTALK GROUP Mic

Editor's Note: Worldwide retail sales of licensed products are based on 2010 (B-billion; M-million) as reported by License! Global in May 2011.

THE BEANSTALK GROUP Michael Stone, chief executive officer T: 212-421-6060 www.beanstalk.com WORLDWIDE RETAIL SALES OF LICENSED PRODUCTS: $2.3B. KEY PROPERTIES: Talking Friends, Procter & Gamble, AT&T, Stanley Black & Decker, HGTV, Harley-Davidson, Jaguar, Land Rover, Jack Daniel's and the U.S. Army; celebrity clients include Salma Hayek, Paris Hilton and Christopher Lowell.

BIPLANO LICENSING Jordi Rey, general manager T: +34 93 452 60 00 www.biplano.com WORLDWIDE RETAIL SALES OF LICENSED PRODUCTS: $150M. KEY PROPERTIES: SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora the Explorer, Star Wars, Betty Boop, Smurfs, DreamWorks and The Little Prince.

BRADFORD LICENSING Michelle Minieri, president T: 973-509-0200 www.bradfordlicensing.com WORLDWIDE RETAIL SALES OF LICENSED PRODUCTS: $400M. KEY PROPERTIES: Pepsi, 7-Up, Pez, Denise Richards, Happy House, Dos Equis, Tecate and HBO's Game of Thrones.

BRAND CENTRAL GROUP Ross Misher, president and chief executive officer T: 310-268-1231 www.brandcentralgroup.com WORLDWIDE RETAIL SALES OF LICENSED PRODUCTS: $1.3B. KEY PROPERTIES: Silly Bandz, Kellogg's and Keebler, Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Baja Fresh, La Salsa, Beef 'O' Brady's, Seventh Generation, Gaiam, Healthy Child, Healthy World, Dr. Andrew Weil, Blu Dot, First Alert, Petit Tresor, The Jarden Corporation (Coleman, K2, Ride, ExOfficio, Marmot, Rawlings, Berkley and Shakespeare), Mark Burnett Productions (Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader? and Generation Gap) and ABC Network's Million Dollar Mind Game.

BRANDGENUITY Andrew Topkins, partner T: 212-925-0730 www.brandgenuity.com WORLDWIDE RETAIL SALES OF LICENSED PRODUCTS: $400M. KEY PROPERTIES: Food Network, Arm & Hammer, MGM Studios, The Pabst Brewing Company (Colt 45, Lone Star, Schlitz, Old Style and Old Milwaukee), Harlequin Enterprises, FX Network's It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Archer, World Poker Tour and designer Chris Madden.

BRAND LICENSING TEAM Cindy Birdsong, managing partner; John Shero, managing partner T: 678-324-3250 www.blteam.com WORLDWIDE RETAIL SALES OF LICENSED PRODUCTS: $510M. KEY PROPERTIES: The Coca-Cola Company, Fender Musical Instruments, Chick-fil-A, Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Morris Animal Foundation.

BRAND SENSE PARTNERS Ramez Toubassy, president and chief executive officer T: 310-867-7222 www.bsp.com WORLDWIDE RETAIL SALES OF LICENSED PRODUCTS: $1.3B. KEY PROPERTIES: Armor All, Beverly Hills Country Club, Britney Spears, Chuck Norris, Dodge, Halle Berry, Hamilton Beach, Jimi Hendrix, Kingsford, Mad Men, Marlon Brando, Oneida, Priscilla Presley, Shabby Chic, Sheryl Crow, Smart Balance and STP.

BRAVADO (UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP) Tom Bennett, chief executive officer T: 212-445-3400 www.bravado.com WORLDWIDE RETAIL SALES OF LICENSED PRODUCTS: $400M. KEY PROPERTIES: Michael Jackson, Rolling Stones, Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga.

BROAD STREET LICENSING GROUP Carole Francesca, president T: 973-655-0598 www.BSLG.com WORLDWIDE RETAIL SALES OF LICENSED PRODUCTS: $292M. KEY PROPERTIES: Burger King, O'Charley's Restaurants, Gourmet Boutique Foods, Ninety Nine (99) Restaurants, Bruegger's Bakery Cafes, Rich Foods, Culinary Institute of America, Eagle Foods, Leone d'Oro and Unilever.

CKX Michael G. Ferrel, chief executive officer T: 212-838-3100 www.ir.ckx.com WORLDWIDE RETAIL SALES OF LICENSED PRODUCTS: $350M. KEY PROPERTIES: Elvis Presley, Muhammad Ali, IDOLS and So You Think You Can Dance.

CREATIVE ARTISTS AGENCY Gary Krakower, agent; Ian White, agent T: 424-288-2000 www.caa.com WORLDWIDE RETAIL SALES OF LICENSED PRODUCTS: $350M. KEY PROPERTIES: Shaun White, Cindy Crawford, Jamie Oliver, Alyssa Milano, Carmelo Anthony, Eva Mendes, Randy Jackson, Sarah Jessica Parker, George Lopez, Mariah Carey, Gordon Ramsay, Cristiano Ronaldo, Duff Goldman and Jillian Michaels, among many others. CAA Licensing is developing new product initiatives for various other music artists, actors, television personalities, lifestyle experts, and athletes including Kelly Ripa (fitness and home), Drew Barrymore (apparel), Quincy Jones (all categories), Shania Twain (eyewear and beauty), Chris Powell (fitness products), Sundance (food and beverage), Lisa Vanderpump (home goods and textiles), Olivia Munn (all categories), Chelsea Handler (all categories) and Magic Johnson (apparel and footwear).

COPYRIGHT PROMOTIONS LICENSING GROUP (CPLG) Chris Protheroe, president; Steve Manners, executive vice president T: +44 020 8563 6400 www.cplg.com WORLDWIDE RETAIL SALES OF LICENSED PRODUCTS: $1.6B. KEY PROPERTIES: Strawberry Shortcake, Caillou, Peanuts, The Simpsons, Hello Kitty, WWE, Sesame Street and DreamWorks properties. Recent additions to portfolio include Saban's Power Rangers and Ubisoft brands including Raving Rabbids and Just Dance.

EARLY BIRD LICENSING Louise Lindquist, partner T: +46 707 71 07 71 www.earlybirdlicensing.com KEY PROPERTIES: Scandinavia's new licensing company, established in the fall of 2010 and based in Stockholm, reps Bonnier Books, Mackmyra Whisky, designer Therese Sennerholt and the agency for TV4.

EUROPEAN LICENSING COMPANY (ELC) Hakan Durdag, chief executive officer T: +44 20 7494 6426 www.europeanlicensingcompany.com WORLDWIDE RETAIL SALES OF LICENSED PRODUCTS: $260M. KEY PROPERTIES: Looney Tunes, Harry Potter, Batman, DC Comics, Scooby Doo, Ben10, Bakugan, NBA, WWE, Manchester United, Barcelona, Juventus.

EQUITY MANAGEMENT (EMI) Glen Konkle, chief executive officer T: 858-558-2500 www.equitymanagementinc.com WORLDWIDE RETAIL SALES OF LICENSED PRODUCTS: $5.3B. KEY PROPERTIES: Nissan, Goodyear, La-Z-Boy and Kawasaki

EXIM LICENSING GROUP Elias Hofman, president T: 305- 534-1900 www.eximlicensing.net WORLDWIDE RETAIL SALES OF LICENSED PRODUCTS: $1.6B. KEY PROPERTIES: American Greetings, Discovery Channel, DreamWorks, HIT, Lucasfilm, Nickelodeon, Nelvana, Paramount, Saban Brands, Sesame Workshop, Toei, Universal and Zodiak.

4KIDS ENTERTAINMENT Roz Nowicki, executive vice president, global marketing and licensing; Sandra Vauthier-Cellier, managing director, EMEA T: 212-758-7666; +44 20 7297 5980 www.4kidsentertainment.com WORLDWIDE RETAIL SALES OF LICENSED PRODUCTS: $350M. KEY PROPERTIES: Yu-Gi-Oh!, American Kennel Club, The Artlist Collection: The Dog and Friends, Chicaloca, Crufts, The Kennel Club and art brands of Hokusai and Pachanga.

GLOBAL ICONS Jeff Lotman, chief executive officer; Mike Gard, chief operating officer; Bill McClinton, senior vice president of licensing T: 310-820-5300 www.globalicons.com WORLDWIDE RETAIL SALES OF LICENSED PRODUCTS: $1.8B. KEY PROPERTIES: Ford, BMW, MINI, Dannon, Horizon, Silk, Honda, Honda Motorcycle, Crock-Pot, Mr. Coffee, Duraflame, High Sierra, Hollywood, Humvee, Chuck E. Cheese's, Cold Stone Creamery, Mrs. Fields, Oster and Sunbeam.

IBML (INTERNATIONAL BRAND MANAGEMENT & LICENSING) Barry Leach, chief executive officer; Peter Wood, managing director, U.K., EMEA and Asia Pacific; Neil Morton, managing director, Americas. T: +44 (0) 845 1299 288; T: 212-239-0990 www.ibml.co.uk WORLDWIDE RETAIL SALES OF LICENSED PRODUCTS: $4B. KEY PROPERTIES: Dunlop, Everlast, Sondico, Slazenger, Lonsdale, Kangol, USA Pro, Campri, Karrimor, Golddigga, No Fear, Donnay, Voodoo Dolls, Carlton, Title, Antigua and LA Gear.

IMC LICENSING Stephen Reily, managing director and chairman; Carla Dearing, managing director and chief executive officer; Cara Baribeau, managing director and president T: 502-589-7655 www.imclicensing.com WORLDWIDE RETAIL SALES OF LICENSED PRODUCTS: $800M. KEY PROPERTIES: TerraCycle, Glade, Scrubbing Bubbles, Dole, Valvoline and Borghese.

IMG Bruno Maglione, executive vice president, global managing director T: +44 20 8233 6673; 424-653-1900 www.imgworld.com; www.imglicensing.com WORLDWIDE RETAIL SALES OF LICENSED PRODUCTS: $7.1B. KEY PROPERTIES: Top collegiate brands including Texas, Florida, Georgia, LSU and Alabama as well as the NCAA, the Tournament of Roses, the BCS and the South Eastern Conference (SEC). Global sports, entertainment and lifestyle brands include Wimbledon, PGA Tour, Ryder Cup, Goodyear Tire and Rubber, Playboy, Ferrari, Rugby World Cup 2011, Arnold Palmer, Pele, Muhammad Ali, X-Games, Salt Life, Louisville Slugger, Royal Armed Forces, Canadian Football League, GNC, Rolling Stone, Maxim, Manchester United, Le Mans, LA Gear, World Series of Poker and the World's Strongest Man.

INK (FORMERLY KIDZ ENTERTAINMENT) Morten Geschwendtner, chief executive officer T: +45 33 55 61 00 www.kidz-entertainment.com WORLDWIDE RETAIL SALES OF LICENSED PRODUCTS: $330M. KEY PROPERTIES: LEGO, Ice Age, The Simpsons, Avatar, Bratz, Moxie Girls, The Smurfs, Bob The Builder, Thomas The Tank, Fireman Sam, Masha & The Bear, Ghostbusters, Beyblade, ZhuZhu Pets, Bella Sara and Timmy Time.

THE JOESTER LORIA GROUP Debra Joester, president; Joanne Loria, executive vice president T: 212-683-5150 www.joesterloriagroup.com WORLDWIDE RETAIL SALES OF LICENSED PRODUCTS: $1.8B. KEY PROPERTIES: Discovery Communication brands Discovery Adventures, Discovery Expedition, Discovery Fit & Health, Animal Planet and Animal Planet Baby; Discovery network's River Monsters, Mythbusters, Deadliest Catch and Shark Week; PepsiCo brands Pepsi, Mountain Dew, SoBe, AMP and Aquafina; Entenmann's Sweet Baked Goods; Johnsonville Sausage; Pinkalicious; Baby Genius; Car and Driver and Road & Track; and Annoying Orange.

JOY TASHJIAN MARKETING GROUP (JTMG) Joy Tashjian, president T: 925-736-0512 WORLDWIDE RETAIL SALES OF LICENSED PRODUCTS: $50M. KEY PROPERTIES: The Biggest Loser, Minute to Win It, Boondock Saints, LX.TV, NBC, Universal Media Studios, Universal Cable Studios, USA Network, SyFy Channel properties, Bravo properties and CNBC.

THE LICENSING COMPANY Angela Farrugia, group managing director T: 212-413-0880 www.thelicensingcompany.com WORLDWIDE RETAIL SALES OF LICENSED PRODUCTS: $3.02B. KEY PROPERTIES: Budweiser, Jeep, Iconix, Mercedes-Benz, Coca-Cola, Jelly Belly, Welch's, Jim Beam, Lysol, WWF and The National Trust.

LISANS Hakan Durdag, chief executive officer; Didem Serpil, director of marketing and sales T: + 90 212 279 83 18 www.lisansas.com.tr WORLDWIDE RETAIL SALES OF LICENSED PRODUCTS: $200M. KEY PROPERTIES: Looney Tunes, DC Comics, Ben 10 and Bakugan.

LIVE NATION MERCHANDISE Dell Furano, president; Michael Krassner, executive vice president, retail and licensing T: 415-247-7400 www.lnmlicensing.com WORLDWIDE RETAIL SALES OF LICENSED PRODUCTS: $100M. KEY PROPERTIES: AC/DC, Beatles, KISS, Led Zeppelin, John Lennon, Motley Crew, Ozzy Osbourne, Sex Pistols, Sting, U2, The Who and Woodstock.

LMCA Allan Feldman, president and chief executive officer; Alan Kravetz, executive vice president T: 212-265-7474 www.lmca.net WORLDWIDE RETAIL SALES OF LICENSED PRODUCTS: $5.1B. KEY PROPERTIES: Agfa, Black Flag, Frigidaire, Mack Trucks, Melitta, Roto-Rooter and Westinghouse.

MODA LICENSING Michelle Alfandari, president and chief executive officer T: 212-687-7640 www.modalicensing.com WORLDWIDE RETAIL SALES OF LICENSED PRODUCTS: $575M. KEY PROPERTIES: Taste of Home; Joe DiMaggio; LYCRA (Invista); Boll, Bushnell and Tasco (Bushnell Outdoor Products); UNICEF; America's VetDogs, The Veteran's K-9 Corps and SGT; VETDOGS; Greenfield Village, The Henry Ford; The National Trust for Historic Preservation and Design In America; Le Tour de France (ASO); Advent, Acoustic Research, Audiovox, Jensen and Terk (Audiovox Corp.); Unipal Corrugated Pallets; Prism Industries; and The New York Times.

NLC (NORDIC LICENSING COMPANY) Kirsten Gyde, co-managing director, partner; Anna Lisa McBride, co-managing director, partner T: +45 3378 6600 www.nordiclicensing.com KEY PROPERTIES: Warner Bros., Turner CN Enterprises, Mattel and six European Football Clubs.

NANCY BAILEY & ASSOCIATES Nell Roney, president T: 678-352-1000 www.baileylicensing.com WORLDWIDE RETAIL SALES OF LICENSED PRODUCTS: $260M. KEY PROPERTIES: Nesquik, Chiquita, Fresh Express, Mr. Clean, Scope, Febreze, Cover Girl, Tide, Crayola, Coppertone, Pennzoil, Quaker State, Energizer and Travelocity.

PLUS LICENS Peder Tamm, president and co-founder; Eva Brannstrom, executive vice president T: +46 08 545 139 00 www.pluslicens.com WORLDWIDE RETAIL SALES OF LICENSED PRODUCTS: $900M. KEY PROPERTIES: Hello Kitty, Star Wars, Peanuts, Garfield, Sesame Street, Littlest Pet Shop, My Little Pony, Transformers, SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora the Explorer, Strawberry Shortcake, Chuggington, Curious George, Naruto, Dragon Ball, Gormiti, Noddy, NHL and Pink Panther. Also manages picture book and design properties like MoshiMoshiKawaii, Pippi Longstocking and other Astrid Lindgren characters, Laban the Little Ghost, Little Anna, Flora's Hill and Little Pink & Brokiga.

REDIBRA David Diesendruck, president T: +55 11 3383 1616 www.redibra.com.br WORLDWIDE RETAIL SALES OF LICENSED PRODUCTS: $1.1B. KEY PROPERTIES: Avatar, Ben 10, Bakugan, Coca-Cola, Glee, Simpsons and singer Luan Santana.

STRIKER ENTERTAINMENT/MOST MANAGEMENT Russell Binder, president; Marc Mostman, president T: 818-225-9355 www.strikerentertainment.com; www.mostmanagement.com WORLDWIDE RETAIL SALES OF LICENSED PRODUCTS: $1.5B. KEY PROPERTIES: Summit Entertainment (Twilight), Lions Gate Films, Heavy Metal, DreamWorks Studios, The Hunger Games and Rovio (Angry Birds).

TYCOON ENTERPRISES Elias Fasja, president and co-founder T: +5255 5395 7833 www.tycoon.mx WORLDWIDE RETAIL SALES OF LICENSED PRODUCTS: $915M. KEY PROPERTIES: Sesame Workshop, Hit Entertainment, Chivas, Pumas, 4Kids, Real Madrid, Twentieth Century Fox and Hello Kitty.

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