A United States District Court has upheld and entered its jury verdict against Telebrands and subsidiary Bulbhead.com LLC, and more than doubled the damage award in the infringement lawsuit of Zuru’s Bunch O Balloons. Retailers were also held responsible.
Viacom has acquired Sparkler, an early learning technology platform, and named its co-founder Kristen Kane as Noggin’s executive vice-president.
Entertainment One (eOne) secured new distributor partners in Germany, Spain, and China for its new upcoming preschool animated TV series, Ricky Zoom.
CLPG signed Posh Paws to develop plush for children’s CGI-animated comedy Sunny Bunnies across EMEA (excluding France).
Headstart and Boomerang will premiere the new animated series, Best Furry Friends, based on the BFF toy brand, on Saturday, March 30.
toxicfox, a leading UK character personalization company, has developed a new line that lets users transform into Betty Boop-inspired characters and add their creations to customized product.
Surge Licensing has named the Good Smile Companyas the U.S. master toy and apparel partner for Thimblestump Hollow, with product launching at WonderCon (March 29–31) in Anaheim.
The Toy Association is receiving positive on its new Safety Education Program, a new online program that offers in-depth lessons in U.S. and international product safety and compliance.
Nickelodeon’s new preschool series, Ryan’s Mystery Playdate, starring seven-year-old YouTuber Ryan of Ryan ToysReview, will premiere on Friday, April 19.