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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Intellectual Property and Management

Specialty Focus: Toys, Games, Manufacturing, Marketing, Sales,

Education: BA, University of Richmond; MBA, Pheonix University

Years in Practice: 36

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 19


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Richard Gottlieb is the CEO of Global Toy Experts, a toy industry consultancy. He is also the publisher of Global Toy News, a magazine that focuses on the business of play. Richard Gottlieb has been consulting to the U.S. and global toy industries since 1994. He has represented leading toy companies, including Hasbro, D.C. Comics, Radio Flyer, Warner Brothers, Rubik’s Cube, Zuru, Rose Art, and Rockstar Games. Richard co-produces the annual Toy Talks Forum in Shenzhen China and has spoken at toy industry events in Sao Paulo, Brazil; Hong Kong; Shanghai, China, Guangzhou, China, Nuremberg, Germany, Copenhagen, Denmark; Zagreb, Croatia; New York; Los Angeles; and Chicago. Richard has written numerous articles for his magazine, Global Toy News as well as for other toy publications in the U.S. and abroad. Due to his experience and expertise in the toy industry, he has been interviewed by hundreds of global media outlets, including ABC News, CNN, MSNBC, the New York Times, and Newsweek, regarding toy industry issues. (Examples of my interviews can be found at Global Toy Experts Interviews. Richard appeared in the History Channel documentary, “Christmas Through the Decades 1960s” and “Christmas Through the Decades 1970s” as well as in “A Lego Brickumentary.” Richard has an MBA in Global Management and is a voting member of the National Toy Hall of Fame Selection Committee.