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Frankfurt Rights is the leading online platform for buying and selling permissions and rights internationally

Frankfurt Rights is Frankfurter Buchmesse’s platform for the international rights and licence trade. Anyone interested in buying rights can sign up to Frankfurt Rights, browse the platform, contact sellers, and initiate business. Rights Sellers can set up an online presence of their company and content as well as facilitate transactions by using Frankfurt Rights' productivity tools.

Frankfurt Rights is designed to support rights professionals and editors on a daily and weekly basis as they make acquisition decisions. This platform brings together buyers, sellers, and relevant rights information on a single, easy-to-use platform— there is no more searching through multiple websites, PDFs, and emails to find the information and contacts you need. Our digital communication and presentation tools keep your rights business run smoothly, no matter where you work from. As a buyer you can always use Frankfurt Rights for free — there is no subscription required.
  • Trusted Partner

    Bastei Lübbe AG

    Bastei Lübbe AG, based in Cologne, Germany, is a large, both traditional and modern company in the German publishing industry, specializing in the publication of books, audio books and eBooks with fiction and popular science content. The company's core business also includes periodically published novel books. The product range of the twelve imprints of the media company currently comprises a total of around 3,600 titles from the fiction, non-fiction, children's and youth book sectors. International and national bestselling authors such as Ken Follett, Dan Brown, Jeff Kinney, Rebecca Gablé, Petra Hülsmann, Andreas Eschbach, Timur Vermes and many more have published their books at the Cologne publishing house, some of them for decades. Die in Köln ansässige Bastei Lübbe AG ist ein großes, sowohl traditionsreiches wie auch modernes Unternehmen im deutschen Verlagswesen, das auf die Herausgabe von Büchern, Hörbüchern und eBooks mit belletristischen und populärwissenschaftlichen Inhalten spezialisiert ist. Zum Kerngeschäft des Unternehmens gehören auch die periodisch erscheinenden Romanhefte. Das Angebot der zwölf Verlage und Imprints des vor mehr als 60 Jahren gegründeten Medienhauses umfasst derzeit insgesamt rund 3.600 Titel aus den Bereichen Belletristik, Sach-, Kinder- und Jugendbuch. Internationale und nationale Bestsellerautoren wie Ken Follett, Dan Brown, Jeff Kinney, Rebecca Gablé, Petra Hülsmann, Andreas Eschbach, Timur Vermes und viele mehr veröffentlichen ihre Bücher zum Teil seit Jahrzehnten im Kölner Verlagshaus.

  • Trusted Partner

    Franz Steiner Verlag Stuttgart

    Academic publishing house, founded in 1949. Main focus is on ancient history of economics, history of science/medicine, geography, musicology, philosophy of law.

  • Trusted Partner

    United States Institute of Peace

    TheUnited States Insitute of Peace was created by the US congress as a federally funded presscreatingworks toprevent and resolve global conflict by providing education and resources to work towards peace.

  • Trusted Partner

    Wochenschau Verlag

    Das Programm des Wochenschau Verlags bietet Bücher zur Didaktik und Unterrichtspraxis der Fächer Politik, Geschichte, Ökonomie und Geographie

What our members can expect:

  • A custom publisher portal, including profile, key titles and branding
  • Unlimited upload of titles to the platform
  • Instant Offer — automated, fully customizable, flat fee transactions
  • Instant Permissions — automated, fully customizable, permissions transactions
  • Instant Rights Guide — quickly created and exported rights catalogues
  • Advanced messaging functionality between buyers and sellers
  • Comprehensive search and browsing features
  • A 24-hour global market

We also offer a White Label solution that allows our members to individualize and brand their Rights Portal so as to look like their own website. They can integrate the Frankfurt Rights services directly into their website and offer a seamless one-stop-shop experience to customers.