Panini America, the world leader in licensed sports and entertainment collectibles and the exclusive trading card partner of the NFL, NFLPA, NBA, NBA Players and more than 200 colleges and universities, announced today that it has reached an exclusive multi-year trading card agreement with the University of Notre Dame that will begin in April. Panini America officials made the announcement today with the help of Notre Dame legend Tim Brown during a press event in advance of the College Football National Championship in San Jose, Calif. Fermata Partners, the University’s trademark licensing representative, negotiated the deal on behalf of Notre Dame.
The new pact gives Panini America the exclusive rights to produce licensed trading cards featuring former Notre Dame football, basketball and baseball players, as well as former athletes from other sports. The first Panini Notre Dame trading cards will be featured in the company’s Contenders Draft Picks and Prizm Draft Picks products that will release in early April.
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