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PSS: Building UglyDoll

What does it take to build a global, bespoke brand from Korea? What advantages does Korea offer in aiding founders, entrepreneurs, and creatives in tackling the global market?

Sept. 9, 2020

David Horvath
Founder, UglyDoll

Best known for co-founding the Uglydoll brand, David Horvath is the creator and producer of several successful character brands, toy lines, consumer products, children's books, stationery, comics, games and TV shows.

He has been featured on CNN, the TODAY show, NHK, CNBC, and by TIME magazine. His work can be found everywhere from the Louvre in Paris and the MoMA in NYC to your neighborhood toy shop and book store. Projects include collaborations with Sony, Sanrio, Coca Cola Japan, Chronicle Books, Random House, Abrams, Illumination Entertainment, NHK, Sun Arrow, and STX.

More details on participation for this online event will be forthcoming shortly.

On the KBLA Blog

Proposed Pharmaceutical Affairs Act Amendment Regarding Patent-Approval Linkage System

On August 20, 2020, the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (‘MFDS’) announced a proposed amendment to the Pharmaceutical Affairs Act (‘PAA’) aimed to address certain deficiencies in the Patent-Approval Linkage System that went into effect in 2015. Key features of the proposed amendment may be summarized as follows.

Aug. 27, 2020

KBLA Polls: Crowdsourcing Predictions

If the goal is to predict the future, all of us are smarter than any one of us.

Aug. 24, 2020