Blog Archives : Royalty Management

ROI Study: How Rights & Royalty Management Increases a Licensee’s Bottom Line

Licensing, Legal, Finance and Accounting teams are painfully aware of the time and effort it takes to manage license agreements and royalties using traditional, manual processes. This study outlines the typical challenges and complexities faced by a licensee, and opportunities … Continue reading

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11 Avoidable Expenses Most Licensees Are Paying

Licensees pay substantial royalties for the rights to use licensed IP, with the intention that these properties generate revenue and turn a profit. Yet many licensees are paying avoidable expenses due to lack of visibility into their operations and error-prone … Continue reading

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Association of American Publishers Appeals to President Elect

With a spirit of optimism, the Association of American Publishers (AAP) penned a 5-page letter last month appealing to the president elect’s personal interests—and his ego—in order to garner his support for their priorities, namely protecting IP rights, defending the … Continue reading

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Turning Fear Into Trust – Can Rights Software Become Your Company’s Best Friend?

So you’ve come to the realization that managing rights and royalties using spreadsheets and patched-together customizations to your financial platform has become unworkable. You know that what you are doing is not scalable, but still, there is a fear of … Continue reading

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AT&T’s Pending Acquisition of Time Warner Shows How Relevant Content Is

Media, entertainment and broadcasting content represents an enormous market, which is underscored by the $109 billion price tag that AT&T is willing to pay for Time Warner. Between 2010 and 2016, the number of smart phone users grew 331%, from … Continue reading

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Are You Prepared for the Pain of a Licensing Audit?

It’s not uncommon for licensees to be writing a five- or six-figure check when they’re audited by a major licensor. A potential cost of more than one hundred thousand dollars or pounds. That’s a huge impact on cash flow, or … Continue reading

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Rights Management in 5 Years, Part 2

How Brand Ambassadors are Shifting the Landscape of Social Media The power and reach of the social content contributor has caused corporations to sit up and take notice. How can they attract and compensate contributors with large followings to post … Continue reading

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Top 5 Royalty Management Mistakes

Licensed content accounts for significant revenue for many companies, yet there are five no-nos when it comes to royalty management. Link to our slideshare, or view the slides below to find out the Top 5 Royalty Management Mistakes–and their solutions. 1. … Continue reading

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5 Hidden Ways Licensors Lose Money

In the past decade, IP Commerce has become incredibly lucrative, yet at the same time it has reached a whole new level of complexity. Lack of visibility into contracts, reporting and analytics can mean licensors are losing money without even … Continue reading

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4 Ways Licensees Are Losing Money

When you make the investment to license intellectual property, the intention is naturally to monetize your investment to its fullest potential. However, because most licensees lack visibility into their contract terms and usage analytics, they are often hemorrhaging money that … Continue reading

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