Genius Products Inc (OTCBB:GNUS) and its licensing agent Global Icons, (, announced today that they have come to an agreement to award the Baby Genius apparel license to Catton Apparel Group, a division of Catton Brothers Corp.

Catton, which makes the Disney Babies line of clothing, will develop a full line of Baby Genius clothing and layette gift sets for newborns, infants and toddlers.

"We are delighted to have Catton Apparel Group as the principal apparel licensee for Baby Genius. They bring a wealth of expertise and knowledge to the business and, of all the apparel companies, we believe that Catton is in the best position to fulfill the potential of a Baby Genius clothing line," said Klaus Moeller, chief executive officer of Genius Products. "We are very pleased with how far Global Icons has taken our licensing program in such a short time. They're doing a brilliant job," added Moeller.

The license was negotiated by Karen Aaron who works with Ken Abrams, executive vice president sales and marketing in Global Icon's Kids division, ( "We're thrilled that after two months of representing Genius Products we managed to sign up a top clothing company like Catton Apparel to be a partner in this very exciting infant development brand. This award follows our recent award of the Baby Genius® master toy license to JAKKS Pacific (Nasdaq:JAKK), this confirms the strength and momentum of the brand. We have now secured the two anchor categories to our licensing program," said Abrams.

Richard Rosenbluth, VP sales/licensing, at Catton Apparel Group, said: "We're excited to partner with Genius Products to develop a Baby Genius® line of clothing and gift sets. We think the brand has great potential and we have some very innovative ideas on how to tie the music for which Baby Genius is so well known, with the clothing products we intend to develop."

Genius Products Inc owns the Baby Genius brand name and a family of related brand names including Kid Genius, Little Genius and Parent Genius. The company publishes an award-winning line of Baby Genius® music CDs, cassettes and videos, and is developing the brand though CD and video products, its licensing program and the Web site

Catton Apparel Group has been in business for over 40 years. It has been associated with Disney (Disney Babies) for 30 of those years. During the last three years, Catton Apparel Group has expanded into the Department store and Specialty store markets with new brands/licenses such as Wee Witness, Weatherproff Kids Sportswear, OTB (One Tough Brand), while also growing its private label programs.

Global Icons is a unique licensing and merchandising company specializing in promoting and merchandising classic celebrity and corporate images. Their recently established Kids Division focuses on children's entertainment properties such as Stan Lee Media's Online Internet webisodes and HBO's "The Worst Witch." Global Icons' clients include The Hollywood Sign, The Hollywood Wall of Fame, and many legendary movie stars.

Except for historical matter contained herein, the matters discussed in this press release are forward-looking statements and are made pursuant to the safe harbor provision of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements reflect assumptions and involve risks and uncertainties which may affect Genius Products' business and prospects and cause actual results to differ materially from these forward-looking statements.