TOMY International is throwing open the doors of its infant and toddler business in search of new inventors with a passion for creating the next generation of great products for its JJ Cole, Boon, and The First Years brands.

TinkerTini — a full-service inventor relations agency that specializes in launching, scaling, and managing open innovation initiatives to get new toys from concept to market — is assisting TOMY in its search for inventors with an interest in juvenile products. This includes industrial designers, engineers, toy designers, or “clever people that can prototype.”

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TOMY is looking to develop new products, including infant carriers, bottles and feeding, thermometer and scale solutions, and nursery and home solutions.

Individuals interested in learning more about partnering with TinkerTini as a TOMY inventor can get in touch for more information about the onboarding process by emailing:

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James Zahn

James Zahn

James Zahn, AKA The Rock Father, is Editor-in-Chief of The Toy Book, a Senior Editor at The Toy Insider and The Pop Insider, and Editor of The Toy Report, The Toy Book‘s weekly industry newsletter. As a pop culture and toy industry expert, Zahn has appeared as a panelist and guest at events including Comic-Con International: San Diego (SDCC) Wizard World Chicago, and the ASTRA Marketplace & Academy. Zahn has more than 30 years of experience in the entertainment, retail, and publishing industries, and is frequently called upon to offer expert commentary for publications such as Forbes, Marketwatch, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, USA Today, Reuters, the Washington Post, and more. James has appeared on History Channel’s Modern Marvels, was interviewed by Larry King and Anderson Cooper, and has been seen on Yahoo! Finance, CNN, CNBC, FOX Business, NBC, ABC, CBS, WGN, The CW, and more. Zahn joined the Adventure Media & Events family in 2016, initially serving as a member of the Parent Advisory Board after penning articles for the Netflix Stream Team, Fandango Family, PBS KIDS, Sprout Parents (now Universal Kids), PopSugar, and Chicago Parent. He eventually joined the company full time as a Senior Editor and moved up the ranks to Deputy Editor and Editor-in-Chief.