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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


    Kids and Young Adults want to read books by Loewe for over 150 years. As the market leader for Early Reading, Loewe is renowned for the concept Loewe´s Lions, which has companied children for generations. Over the last three years, Loewe developed its market position, with a focus on topics that children want to read, we publish books that match the changing media use and developed a new form of narration.

  • Trusted Partner

    Rowohlt Berlin Verlag GmbH

    Rowohlt Berlin Verlag GmbH, specialising in contemporary German literature and literature from Eastern Europe as well as political, historical and narrative non-fiction.

  • Trusted Partner

    Thieme Group

    Thieme is an award-winning international medical and science publisher serving health professionals and students for more than 125 years.

What our members can expect:

  • A custom publisher portal, including profile, key titles and branding 
  • Instant Permissions — automate or partially automate your permissions requests
  • Instant Offer — automate or partially automate your rights requests
  • Instant Rights Guide — quickly created and exported rights catalogues
  • Include your content in our weekly recommendations 
  • Advanced messaging functionality between buyers and sellers
  • Comprehensive search and browsing features
  • A 24-hour global market

Join the Frankfrights community to gain access to these fantastic features and more. We offer a variety of packages, and signing up is both free and easy.