Blue Hat Signs a Three-Year Licensing Agreement with Cup of Cosmo Studio for Use of WUHUANGWANSHUI Intellectual Property

Jan 19, 2021 at 9:00 AM EST

XIAMEN, China, Jan. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Hat Interactive Entertainment Technology ("Blue Hat" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: BHAT), a leading producer, developer and operator of augmented reality ("AR") interactive entertainment games, toys and educational materials in China, today announced that the Company signed a three-year licensing agreement with Cup of Cosmo Studio (Beijing) Culture Co., Ltd. ("Cup of Cosmo Studio") for the use of its WUHUANGWANSHUI intellectual property ("IP") on social media, toys and marketing materials, effective January 1, 2021.

According to the terms of the agreement, Blue Hat can use the IP images on toys and on its e-commerce website to drive sales. Cup of Cosmo Studio is responsible for providing the photo gallery to Blue Hat. The Company is also authorized to use the IP images in its online and offline marketing campaigns, subject to the advance approval by Cup of Cosmo Studio. Blue Hat may also use the WUHUANGWANSHUI IP images for product displays for three years. In the event Blue Hat creates custom comics, videos or self-made content utilizing the IP, Cup of Cosmo Studio will receive additional payment.

The popular original Chinese cartoon WUHUANGWANSHUI featuring a cat (Wu Huang) and a dog (Ba Zahey), Source: Cup of Cosmo Studio

WUHUANGWANSHUI is an original Chinese cartoon image brand set of a cat (Wu Huang) and a dog (Ba Zahey) owned by Cup of Cosmo Studio, which has become an influential brand easily recognized in the Chinese pop culture. Primarily seen in cartoon image, comics, animation and an emoticon package, WUHUANGWANSHUI has over 30 million online fans and followers and its promotion has led to over RMB2 billion in licensed product sales.

Mr. Xiaodong Chen, CEO of Blue Hat, stated, "We are pleased to be partnering with Cup of Cosmo Studio with this licensing agreement for their famed WUHUANGWANSHUI brand, which we are confident will increase Blue Hat's exposure and attract the attention of more potential customers. We expect this collaboration to serve as a catalyst for our business development efforts and strengthen our brand recognition."

About Blue Hat

Blue Hat Interactive Entertainment Technology is a producer, developer and operator of AR interactive entertainment games and toys in China, including interactive educational materials, mobile games, and toys with mobile game features. The Company's interactive entertainment platform creates unique user experiences by connecting physical items to mobile devices, which creates a rich visual and interactive environment for users through the integration of real objects and virtual scenery. Distinguished by its own proprietary technology, Blue Hat aims to create an engaging, interactive and immersive community for its users. For more information, please visit the Company's investor relations website at http://ir.bluehatgroup.com. The Company routinely provides important information on its website.

Forward-Looking Statements 

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