Sanrio Brand Licensor Says The Darndest Things, Or Maybe Not

TGIF Peter Ollier wrote an article about how Disney and Sanrio are licensing some of their brands in China. Licensable “cuteness” popular among Hong Kong populationLanham Place, Mong KokPhoto: Danny Friedmann Roberto Lanzi, president of Sanrio Consumer Products for Europe, Middle East and Africa, was speaking at a panel called “Licensing and the flourishing region: […]

Golden Combination: Chow Tai Fook and Disney

“You can’t stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes,” said Winnie the Pooh. Winnie the Pooh: “All this gold makes me crave for … honey.“Exhibition at Yitian Holiday Plaza,Windows of the World, ShenzhenPhoto Danny Friedmann Now Winnie is talking the talk […]

“Disney Is Too Far”, Let’s Start An Unauthorised State-Owned Amusement Park

In 2005 the Hong Kong Disneyland Resort was opened. It was build by the Government of Hong Kong and the Walt Disney Company. So far it is the only Disney related amusement park in China. Or so we thought. Japanese bloggers, however, have discovered an unauthorised Disney themepark in China that is state-owned: Beijing’s Shijingshan’s […]

MPAA Victorious Against Shanghai Leying; So Far Damages Have Been Peanuts

So far three out of the seven American film production companies won in piracy cases in Shanghai, March 7, 2007. The Chinese Law Digest found this story in the Shanghai Youth Daily (Chinese): “Initiated by the Motion Picture Association of America, seven American film production companies, including Warner Bros. sued Shanghai Leying Audio and Video […]