Frankfurt Rights is Frankfurter Buchmesse’s new platform for the international rights and licence trade. All publishers registered as digital Frankfurter Buchmesse 2020 exhibitors can request a free trial account on Frankfurt Rights. Buyers who have a My Book Fair account can also use it to access Frankfurt Rights. Anyone interested in buying rights without a MyBookFair account can sign up to Frankfurt Rights, browse the platform, contact sellers, and initiate business. 

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 is required.

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 guides — 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.  

  • Penguin Random House UK

    At Penguin Random House UK, we champion the world's most brilliant voices, bringing them to life in compelling and dynamic ways for audiences everywhere. Our books shape the broader cultural life of our society and accompany people of all ages on their journey of discovery of the greatest stories, the smartest thinking and the best ideas. Penguin Random House UK Group Rights represents Foreign and Domestic Rights across the company’s seven divisions. One team represents Ebury, Cornerstone, Penguin General and Penguin Press, another represents Transworld, Michael Joseph and Vintage, and the third represents illustrated titles across the seven divisions. For more information and our catalogue, please visit our webpage.

  • Woongjin Thinkbig Co., Ltd.

    Established in 1980, Woongjin Thinkbig is a multi-award winning top publishing and education company in South Korea. We provide tutoring at home sevices, various children's books and a digital library service with a variety of digital contents.

  • Bonnier Books UK

    Bonnier Books UK is a major UK publisher with sales of £80m. Home to 12 adult and children’s imprints, we publish across a wide variety of genres for different ages. You can find titles from the following imprints here: Zaffre Manilla Press John Blake Blink Hot Key Books Piccadilly Press Echo

  • Sheikh Zayed Book Award

    The Sheikh Zayed Book Award was established in October 2006, in memory of the late ruler of Abu Dhabi who was President of the UAE for over 30 years. The Award, which has different categories, is presented annually to writers, intellectuals and publishers as well as to young talent whose writings and translations of humanities have enriched Arab cultural, literary and social life.