RightsDirect provides licensing solutions that make copyright compliance easy, allowing
companies to re-use and share the most relevant digital content across borders. With
RightsDirect copyright licenses and complementary information management tools, users can
instantly check license coverage, manage permissions and optimize content workflow in one
Based in Amsterdam and with a presence in Tokyo, RightsDirect is a wholly-owned subsidiary
of Copyright Clearance Center (CCC). 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.
RightsDirect acts as an agent for Copyright Clearance Center, Danvers, Massachusetts, USA. RightsDirect issues licenses to business organizations headquartered in any country in the world other than the USA, and authorizes use of copyrighted works within the scope of its licenses to those licensees employees located anywhere in the world (including the USA). RightsDirect has the legal form of a Besloten Vennootschap (BV). According to Dutch law, a BV cannot have members in the same sense that a collective management organization has members; thus, RightsDirect has no members.