About CCC

We make copyright work

Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) offers rights-licensing technology solutions that remove the
complexity from copyright. A global rights broker for the world’s most sought after materials –
such as in- and out-of-print books, journals, newspapers, magazines, movies, television shows,
images, blogs and ebooks – CCC makes it easy for businesses and academic institutions to use
copyright-protected materials while compensating rightsholders and content creators for their

Based in Amsterdam and with a presence in Tokyo, RightsDirect is a wholly-owned subsidiary
of Copyright Clearance Center. Working in close partnership with the world’s leading
rightsholders and collecting societies, we offer licensing and content solutions that reflect the
needs of local and global organizations. Together, CCC and RightsDirect serve more than 35,000
companies and over 12,000 rightsholders around the globe.