SWA advises IDW Publishing on Establishing a New Licensing Division

January 17, 2016 ,

SWA advised IDW Publishing, a division of IDW Media Holdings, Inc. (OTC Pink Markets: IDWM), on establishing a new licensing division to manage its own foreign rights catalogue for global publishing.

SWA also advised IDW on its agreement with the renowned publisher Archie Comics to join IDW International.

IDW is known as the premier publisher for licensed material, in 2015 alone debuting comic series for Back to the Future, Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, Orphan Black, and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.

SWA’s Tuvyah Aronoff advised the IDW team on the establishment of this new division and negotiation with Archie Comics, as well as the licensing agreements for all the comics listed above.

In addition to representing IDW Publishing in connection with a wide range of publishing and content licensing agreements, SWA also provides corporate and securities advice to its parent, IDW Media Holdings, Inc.