Real World article(written from a Production point of view)
CBS Consumer Products, Inc. is the licensing and merchandising unit of CBS Entertainment and handles the licensing of merchandise for the various television shows owned by CBS, CBS Television Studios and CBS Television Distribution.
This company controls the licensing to produce all Star Trek DVDs, novels, games, toys, clothing, and merchandise.
The company also collaborated with Mad Science to develop Star Trek Live, an interactive stage show which opened in 2010 and continues to tour today.
CBS Consumer Products branded products have also been released by The Bradford Exchange, The Hamilton Collection, and Hawthorne Village.