Rights and Clearance Services

We specialize in intellectual property and talent clearances using our vast knowledge, experience and worldwide industry relationships to handle the licensing and clearances you need. A few ways the Rights and Clearance Services team can help you include:

  • Using famous personalities, properties and artwork in your advertising
  • Securing viral videos to use in your project
  • Using popular music tracks or clips from famous movies

Contact the Rights and Clearance team to learn more. Contact Customer Support for all other questions.


Check out some of our work

To convey the concept of timeless elegance, Swiss watch maker Candino wanted to feature James Dean and Marilyn Monroe in their campaign. We managed the clearances to enable them to use both icons.

Australian broadcaster SBS wanted to promote their FIFA 2014 World Cup coverage with our image of Neymar celebrating. We cleared Neymar before deadline and within budget.

Diageo wanted globally recognized “free spirits” to promote their Sol Beer brand. Our Research & Clearance team partnered with their agency BBH London to select images based on their branding and creative needs, then cleared the rights for each of the people selected.

Optic Nerve was looking to feature an iconic location to evoke a sense of elegance and luxury in a campaign for Häagen-Dazs. They chose the Eiffel Tower lit at night. The tower’s lighting design is protected by copyright and we cleared it for them.

To advertise Procter & Gamble’s Olympic sponsorship of the London Games, The Integer Group created a campaign pairing Olympic athletes with iconic London properties. We cleared the necessary rights for the London Eye.

Pull Love
Pull Love wanted to use this exclusive Getty Images News photo to promote their clothing brand in Italy. Our Rights & Clearances team cleared the couple so that they could be featured in the campaign.

The de Young Museum
The de Young Museum wanted to use this striking image showing eight fashion models to promote a retrospective celebrating the life and career of Oscar de la Renta. We cleared all eight models featured in the image.

Tenuta il Palagio
Tenuta il Palagio wanted to use this vintage image of a graceful, but unidentified, acrobat for one of their wine labels. After extensive research, we identified, located, and cleared the acrobat.

We provided indemnification to Wrangler to allow them to use an archival photo of police cadets taken 50 years ago. All of our clearance work is 100% guaranteed, giving Wrangler the peace of mind to use this image.

Banco Santander
Banco Santander wanted to create a campaign featuring the iconic "Charging Bull" sculpture. We cleared the sculptor’s copyrighted artwork on time and within budget.

180 Amsterdam wanted to use a Japanese street scene for an Asics advertisement. Because the image was unreleased, our Rights & Clearance team assessed it and provided indemnification, enabling them to use the image they selected in their advertisement.