Rights Management & Royalty Accounting Key Capabilities

The cloud-based solution, IPM Suite Publishing Edition, is being used by some of the world’s largest publishers to manage rights and calculate royalty payments. With IPM Suite, publishers optimize operational processes to ensure long-term and sustainable success in a vertical that is ever changing.

IPM Suite enables businesses to verify, capture and manage rights and royalties for their products and micro-content. The secure and scalable architecture supports multicurrency, multi-language and multi-organization deployment needs. IPM Suite seamlessly integrates with 3rd-party enterprise systems for financials, product information management, contract management and business analytics.

Create and monetize new content.  

The platform enables you to design, plan, assemble and deliver master content and products—while maintaining full insight into the cost of production & distribution and rights availability of all content elements.

Negotiate contracts with ease.  

The deal management module captures agreement terms, creates approval workflows, processes financial payments, allows for contract amendments, and creates a history and audit trail.

Manage complex rights and payment terms.

The rights management module supports deal search and deal creation, IP rights hierarchies, advances and guarantees, payment schedules, royalty rates, and collision checking/rights clearance/holes analysis.

Process sales data and calculate royalties in and out.

The royalty management module processes sales and usage data, calculates and validates royalties in and out, allows for deductions/recoupments, handles violations, enables analytics, and generates royalty statements.

Calculate financial payments and accruals.

The finance management module integrates seamlessly with your ERP’s AP, AR, and General Ledger and incorporates revenue recognition rules, attribute mapping into your accounting process and chart of accounts, and an accounting sub-ledger.

Gain 40+ reports and BI integration with industry popular tools.

The business analytics and reporting module includes IPM business views, dashboards, KPIs, ad-hoc reporting, data warehousing, and IP usage tracking. Supports integration with SAP BO, IBM Cognos and Oracle OBIEE. 

Provide & view forecasts and statements online.

The self service module allows for licensee, agent, and talent self service, royalty upload and forecast management, talent royalty statements and history online, document sharing, portal integration, and ACH/wire transfer payments.