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OpSec Security Announces Partnership with Licensing Resource Group to Provide Online Trademark Management Tools
BOSTON, Ma – August 7, 2007 – OpSec Security, Inc., the global leader in anti-counterfeiting and brand protection management solutions, today announced a strategic partnership with licensing industry leader, Licensing Resource Group (LRG), to resell the Trademarx suite of online trademark management tools.
With clients including the major sports leagues, over 200 colleges, Olympics organizations, media studios, and major celebrities and characters, OpSec is spearheading the fight against counterfeit goods, and protecting due royalties from licensed merchandise.
“OpSec is the clear leader in delivering sophisticated product security and monitoring technologies to licensing companies. Our partnership together strengthens our ability to serve licensors, from ensuring genuine labeled merchandise to managing licensee royalties, and protecting valuable trademarks,” said Dick Rademaker, founder and CEO of LRG.
“This agreement between OpSec and LRG enhances our total brand protection solution to licensing companies,” said Tom Taylor, Chief Operating Officer, Brand Protection, OpSec Security. “LRG understand the needs of both trademark owners and licensees, and they have embedded their deep industry knowledge into Trademarx. By offering Trademarx, we are now able to ease the burden of managing the hundreds and thousands of licensees for brand owners.”
LRG’s Trademarx product suite was developed based on more than 15 years of experience in license and brand management. The system streamlines the entire trademark licensing process including contract management, royalty management, and artwork review and approval, and is used by licensing programs of various sizes.
About OpSec Security, Inc.
OpSec Security, Inc. is a wholly-owned division of OpSec Security Group plc (London AIM: OSG). OpSec is the global leader in providing anti-counterfeiting technologies, services and software to some of the world’s largest corporations and over 30 governments worldwide. The Group operates manufacturing facilities and laboratories in the USA and the UK, and has sales operations in the Americas, Europe, and Asia.
About the Licensing Resource Group, Inc.
The Licensing Resource Group, Inc. is a trademark management firm specializing in brand protection and promotion within the collegiate industry. LRG was founded in 1991 and represents more than 140 colleges and universities nationwide, as well as several athletic conferences and special properties. LRG was appointed as the CLPA’s management firm in August of 2006.