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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

    Frankfurt Invitation Programme Alumni

    The Invitation Programme offers independent publishers from Africa, the Arab world, Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean the chance to participateat the Frankfurter Buchmesse.

  • Trusted Partner

    Qingdao Publishing House

    Qingdao Publishing House is a state-owned publisher of China founded in 1987. It has published nearly 20,000 titles covering the complete publication spectrum.

  • Manchester University Press

    Manchester University Press is known globally for high-quality publications in the Humanities and Social Sciences, involving leading names and up-and-coming scholars from around the world. We currently publish over 200 books a year, as well as six journals and a growing number of digital subject collections. Discoverability and accessibility are at the heart of our publishing principles, as well as traditional standards of excellent author care, good design and high production values. We are proud to say that MUP authors and readers come back to us time and again.

  • NYU Press

    The New York University Press has sought to reflect the intellectual vitality of NUP by publishing a wide array of provocative and compelling titles, as well as works of lasting scholarly value.

  • 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.

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.