What is Collective Licensing?
Collective Licensing offers a simple and cost effective solution both
for those who wish to copy from published materials without breaking
the law and for rights holders where direct licensing would be
inefficient and unduly burdensome.
A blanket licence allows users to copy from a broad range of repertoire
in return for a licence fee, providing excellent value for money. This fee
is paid to rights holders whose publications have been shown to have
The Publishers Licensing Society (PLS) was named Innovator of the Year by the Stationers’ Company in their 2017 Innovation Excellence Awards after winning the award for the best Digital Technology Application.
“The judges were very impressed with PLS Permissions since it fills a major gap in the publishing market and represents a clever evolution of rights management into a field suggested by the Hargreaves Report."