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Lionel to Introduce BSA 100th Anniversary Collector Train Set and Boxcar

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Lionel to Introduce BSA 100th Anniversary Collector Train Set and Boxcar

Posted on 11 September 2009 by admin

Lionel BSA BoxcarLionel, a leading manufacturer of electronic model train sets and accessories, is set to introduce an 0-8-0 Steam Freight Collectors Set commemorating the Boy Scouts of America 100th Anniversary. This first time offering incorporates the Boy Scouts’ ethos into the Lionel tradition, giving collectors a chance to play and learn with the classic work train set. This set is due to ship in early 2010.

The set will include:
0-8-0 steam locomotive and tender, boxcar, bulkhead flatcar with box and wheel load, work caboose, a powerful CW-80 Transformer, FastTrack track sections to create a 40″ x 60″ track layout oval. The collector’s Boy Scouts of America® 100th Anniversary boxcar in this set features Boy Scouts of America® illustrations by Norman Rockwell. Additionally, a special commemorative Lionel patch will be included with each set.

The set is expected to retail for $299.99.

Additionally, a BSA® Boxcar featuring the Scout Law will also be available. The decoration on this special boxcar includes the 12 points of Scout Law, the Universal Emblem, and authentic railroad markings. Expected Retail: $59.99

To purchase this set or add-on boxcar, locate a dealer near you by visiting the Lionel website.

Source: BSA Licensing Insider, Vol. 2, No. 9

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BSA Selects RoyaltyZone to Automate Trademark Licensing Compliance

Posted on 20 May 2009 by admin

RoyaltyZone LogoAustin, Texas (May 18, 2009) RoyaltyZone today announced that it has entered into an agreement with the Boy Scouts of America to provide a web-based software solution for the BSA’s trademark licensing program. RoyaltyZone automates license agreement compliance processes, enabling intellectual property licensors to share license agreement terms, payment schedules, and compliance tasks with their licensees.

Licensees access a web based system to upload licensed product and sales transaction data, calculate royalties owed, submit royalty reports, view invoices and track payment status. Automating these processes can prevent costly errors and eliminate unintentional misreporting and underpayment of royalties.

“Licensee compliance is critical to the strength of the BSA’s brands,” said David Harkins, Associate Director, Business Development, for the Boy Scouts of America. “RoyaltyZone’s ability to monitor and manage licensee compliance will support our efforts to connect the BSA’s brands with the millions of boys and their families who have been influenced by the organization for nearly a century.”

RoyaltyZone’s Software-as-a-Service business model allows users to access the application from any Internet browser, anywhere in the world, without any hardware or software to install. Licensors and Licensees are able to securely share data and communicate with each other on license agreement compliance issues. A flexible pricing model offers a variety of affordable subscription plans for licensing programs of all sizes.

“We are excited to be working with the licensing team at the Boy Scouts of America” said Lou Ellman, chief executive officer of RoyaltyZone. “RoyaltyZone was created to make license agreement compliance easy to manage for everyone involved in the process. We are pleased to assist in the operation of a licensing program that is home to one of the most consistently-recognized brands in America.”

About the Boy Scouts of America
Serving more than 4.1 million young people between 7 and 20 years of age with more than 300 councils throughout the United States and its territories, the Boy Scouts of America is the nation’s foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training. For more information on the Boy Scouts of America, please visit www.scouting.org. The use of the corporation name in this document is for the information and convenience of the reader. Such use does not constitute an official endorsement or approval by the Boy Scouts of America of any product or service to the exclusion of others that may be suitable.

About RoyaltyZone
RoyaltyZone automates license agreement compliance processes so that trademark, copyright, and patent licensors and licensees can realize the full potential of their intellectual property licensing programs. The company’s web-based Software as a Service (SaaS) application enables the sharing of license agreement terms and schedules, and automates product management, royalty reporting, invoicing, and payment tracking tasks. An innovative pricing model offers a variety of affordable subscription plans for licensing programs of all sizes. For additional information on RoyaltyZone visit www.royaltyzone.com or call 866.605.2219.

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BSA Licensing Presents 2008 Quality Licensee Awards

Posted on 10 May 2009 by admin

bsa-quality-licensee-2008The Boy Scouts of America recently awarded its 2008 Quality Licensee Awards. There were three award recipients: A-B Emblem of Asheville, North Carolina; Classb.com of Zephyrhills, Florida;
DK Publishing of New York, New York

A-B Emblem
Internationally recognized designer and manufacturer of embroidered emblems and patches. Look anywhere and you’re bound to see their products. Thousands of organizations around the world, from Fortune 500 companies and NASA to Boy Scout troops and bowling clubs, wear AB emblems. Whether you need fifty pieces or a million, your order will see a level of service and craftsmanship unmatched in their industry.

ClassB.com brags about their 90 years of combined scouting experience amongst their company’s leadership. Their knowledgeable staff and award winning art department can perfectly meet your vision. They’ve been screen printing custom t-shirts since 1982 and their 27 years of business is a testament to their quality of work and excellent customer service.

DK Publishing
DK Publishing is world renowned for its distinctive, highly visual books that inform, inspire, and entertain readers of all ages. Publisher of the recent New York Times bestsellers Do Not Open, and Star Wars: The Clone Wars: The Visual Guide among others, DK also publishes the award-winning Eyewitness series for children and Eyewitness Travel Guides. BradyGames and Rough Guides are also available from DK, a division of Penguin Group (USA).

Both DK Publishing and Classb.com recieved the award for the second year in a row.

The Boy Scouts of America Quality Licensee program is designed to recognize licensees that achieve excellence through their commitment to ongoing product development, their steadfast adherence to the licensing program requirements, and their active support and promotion of the Boy Scouts of America and its programs.

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