Howard Jay Fleischer, President and Founder of RoyaltyPros, is an accomplished licensing agent, entrepreneur and product designer. Over the last 20 years Howard has participated in negotiating licensing deals with such notable companies as; Amigo Spiel, Basic Fun, Byron Preiss Visual Publishing, Cadaco, Can You Imagine, Cap Candy, Cine-Groupe, Fisher-Price, Fundex, Gigamic, Group Berchet, Haba, Hasbro, Intervisual Books, Kellogg's, Mattel, Microsoft, Monogram, Ravensburger, Roy Rogers Family Entertainment, Shmidt Spiele, Sega, Spinmaster, Thinkfun, Vivid Imagination and Wild Planet, among others.
Conversant in five languages, Howard is well known internationally for being a prime mover in cutting edge brand design, product development, distribution, and licensing. He started in the industry as an inventor of his own toy, Polygonzo the stretch-cube, which has sold over 1 million units worldwide. He is a respected member of the Toy & Game, Candy, Publishing, Entertainment, and licensing communities.
As a noted authority on inventing and licensing, he has appeared on ABC News, CNBC, CNN, and FNN. Howard has been written up in the NY Times, Newsday, The NY Post, The Robb Report, and US Air Magazine. He regularly lectures to students of all ages on the subject of Inventive Thinking or, Failure Can Be Good!.
Mike Flynn is the Contract Manager and Inventor Relations
for RoyaltyPros. Mike got started in the toy and game industry in 1978 as the designer and developer of Omnigon, a strategy board game where he was soley responsible for all aspects of product development, manufacturing, marketing, warehousing, and distribution.
Aside from creating new product ideas and inventions of his own, Mike is responsible for reviewing new game and toy products, and helping new inventors develop their ideas that have potential for the market place.
For the past five years Mike has worked closely with Howard Fleischer presenting new products for licensing to toy and game companies worldwide. He
is also responsible for
the company's database and correspondence.