Source: The Toy Book

In this week’s episode of the “Power Kid Podcast,” host Phil Albritton of Power Kid Design welcomes toy and entertainment attorney Scott Landsbaum to the show.

Over the past 25 years, Landsbaum has represented intellectual property (IP) clients, including toy companies, entrepreneurs, inventors, designers, and artists across multiple industries.

On the show, Landsbaum shares details on what his background in hedge fund taxes has in common with toys. Then, he unpacks the complexities of executing a merger in the toy industry. From there, Albritton and Landsbaum discuss the current speed of the industry, the need for patents, and how legal, marketing, creative, and finance converge to create one licensed item.

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The “Power Kid Podcast” is presented by The Toy Book Podcasts by Adventure Media and Events. The long-running series presents in-depth interviews and conversations with some of the biggest names and rising stars in the toy, game, and family entertainment industries. The Toy Book Podcasts are available through all of your favorite streaming services, including AnchorSpotifyApple PodcastsGoogle Podcasts, and more.

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