New York – 4Kids Entertainment, Inc. has made key sub-agent appointments for several properties in its global portfolio across the Asian region, announced Roz Nowicki, executive vice president, licensing & marketing, 4Kids Entertainment. CLICK! Licensing Asia will now represent the American Kennel Club in China, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia and the Philippines, as well as Jim Henson Designs in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia and the Philippines, and Empire International Merchandising Corporation will be representing The Artlist Collection’s popular The Dog/The Cat/The Pig photographic properties in the Philippines. Additionally, Impact Licensing & Marketing will represent Jim Henson Designs in Taiwan. “These agencies will be our eyes and ears on the ground in these important Asian countries,” said Nowicki, “and we anticipate that they will enable us to sign additional licensees throughout the region for these three popular brands.” The companies will work closely with Nowicki and Dave Sharat, vice president of marketing and licensing, Asia Pacific, who has day-to-day oversight for 4Kids’ licensing activity in the region from his Hong Kong base. CLICK! is a brand marketing company that manages both character and lifestyle brands for publishing, merchandise, and promotional activities. Empire International Merchandising Corporation represents major global brands, entertainment companies, and property owners with offices in Manila (head office), Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, China, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and Korea. Impact Licensing & Marketing has been providing marketing/management services as well as brand licensing expertise in Taiwan and China for over a decade.