FREE Trademark Search Report:
How To Do A Trademark Search

Get this FREE report now to: Perform a trademark search quickly and easily; Protect your brand—legally!; Save time and money with a trademark public search; Avoid potential legal conflicts

Upgrade to Premium Membership NOW for Just $147!
Get 3 Months of Full Premium Membership Access
Includes Our Monthly Newsletter, Licensing News, Deals, and Contacts
And MUCH MORE!

Not So Fast: DOJ Sues To Block Acquisition of Simon & Schuster

By Gary Symons TLL Editor in Chief The US Dept. of Justice has filed suit to block the $2.2 billion acquisition of publishing giant Simon & Schuster by Bertelsmann, the parent company of its larger… . . . read more

Genius Brands Announces “Transformational Acquisition” of WOW! Unlimited Media

Genius Brands International says it has completed the acquisition of WOW Unlimited Media in a deal the company says will create “a global animation and digital media powerhouse.” The two companies announced Oct. 27 that… . . . read more

Netflix Acquires Video Game Developer

The streaming giant Netflix is fueling its push into the video game sector with the acquisition of critically acclaimed developer Night School Studio. The move is part of a much wider strategy by Netflix to… . . . read more

Trevco Acquires Women’s Apparel Brand Suburban Riot

Trevco has announced its acquisition of premium women’s fashion brand, Suburban Riot, known for its addictive core silhouettes infused with relevant, on-trend, designs and statements. Trevco says that, since its inception, Suburban Riot has made… . . . read more

ABG Acquires Reebok From Adidas

Authentic Brands Group continues its aggressive acquisition strategy, announcing an agreement to buy the shoe brand Reebok from adidas. Adidas said Thursday it signed a deal to sell the sneaker and sportswear brand to Authentic… . . . read more

Sony’s Funimation Acquires Crunchyroll from AT&T  

Sony Pictures Entertainment took a major step to become  the leader in the world of anime, completing its planned acquisition of Crunchyroll. Sony acquired Crunchyroll from AT&T through its Funimation Global Group, which is already… . . . read more

Levi Strauss Acquiring Beyond Yoga

The Levi Strauss Company, better known for cowboy-worthy blue jeans, is making a play in the activewear market, as it agreed to buy Beyond Yoga for an undisclosed sum. CNBC reports that, in a deal expected to… . . . read more

Authentic Brands Group Files For $10 Billion IPO

Authentic Brands Group has filed for an Initial Public Offering (IPO) that values the global licensing giant at $10 billion. ABG owns several fashion and sports brands around the world, and has now filed papers… . . . read more

MDR Launches Global eSports, Interactive Entertainment Division

MDR Brand Management this week launched a global esports and interactive entertainment division called NIVO Management. NIVO operates as a standalone business, but the new division will benefit from the international footprint of MDR Brand Management,… . . . read more

IMG Expands With Middle East Acquisition

IMG, a global leader licensing for sports, events, fashion and media, has acquired the Dubai-based 20too Licensing agency to further expand its global reach. The company manages some of the world’s greatest athletes and fashion… . . . read more


(-000tll)