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SAP Rights and Royalty Management by Vistex

Centralise intellectual property (IP) management and monetization capabilities in a single enterprise cloud solution.

Recognise revenue and manage IP rights and royalties simply and effectively

Gain unprecedented insights into content management, rights, inbound and outbound royalties, payments, content accounting, and more.


Streamline control of IP management processes for music, media, and brand licensing. With the SAP S/4HANA solution for rights and royalty management by Vistex, you can create contracts, track financial obligations, and optimise the value of your IP.

  • Cloud or on-premise deployment
  • Process support across the IP rights lifecycle
  • Streamline integrated business processes in real time
  • Flexibility to adjust to changing business models

Key Benefits

Optimise IP assets

Support the end-to-end supply chain to manage all rights contracts and royalty agreements in one place, including rights availability analysis and IP usage tracking.

Earn more

Gain every dollar possible from your available rights by tracking dollars owed or due and increasing monetization of IP assets through license and product sales.

Increase operational efficiency

Unify processes for all IP contract types using a central data repository, and manage high-volume, complex financial processes, including settlement payments.

Key Features

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Inbound royalties

  • Automate the ingestion of inbound royalty transactions and validate ultra-high volumes of revenue income
  • Manage, track, and audit royalty payments received and processed for all licensed IP rights
  • Process and post royalty income between companies and to your general ledger 

Outbound royalties

  • Calculate and pay royalties quickly and accurately to all royalty recipients
  • Use automated processes to manage royalty expenses 
  • Gain visibility into guarantees and advances and obtain a real-time, accurate picture of your profitability

Rights management

  • Manage all inbound, outbound, and owned rights
  • Clear rights for usage and sales and optimise use of all available rights to ensure maximum exploitation of your IP
  • Support rights compliance across all your rights positions

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Technical Information

This product is deployed on premise or in the cloud through SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud.

Installation and setup

Follow the setup instructions so you can start running your SAP software quickly and confidently.


Optimise configuration of SAP S/4HANA for rights and royalty management with our comprehensive configuration guide.


Find out how you can seamlessly integrate SAP S/4HANA for rights and royalty management with your existing IT landscape.

Get Started

Jump-start your implementation and drive ROI by collaborating with industry experts, consultants, and support engineers throughout your journey.


Transform your business quickly and effectively by taking advantage of our holistic service and support plans, expert consulting services, custom application development, proven best practices, and deep industry and technical knowledge.


Help keep your SAP solutions running at peak performance with our IT experts and support services, including long-term plans, embedded teams, remote technology support, self-service portal, and innovation strategies.

Security and compliance

Focus on your business and customer relationships, while keeping your data safe and reliable. SAP takes a proactive, predictive approach to maintaining compliance and data security in the cloud and within an on-premise data centre.

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