Antonella Pearce – Business Development Manger, IPR License


Antonella is Business Development Manager at the IPR License in London. IPR License is the online platform for licensing book rights. IPR works with publishers, authors and agents to maximise their rights licensing business. It operates on a global scale allowing its clients to grab a piece of the burgeoning international rights, licensing and permissions marketplaces all from the comfort of their own desktop.

Antonella is the key contact for identifying and pursuing likely sales targets including but not limited to large publishing organisations, reproduction rights organisations, trade shows and media outlets. Her role also focusses on establishing long-term relationships with major customers/clients and to license and sell bespoke technology products solutions from IPR License that will drive increased value for customers’ IP assets and facilitate internal data administration

Antonella’s career in rights management began at Sage Publications where she worked as Assistant Rights Manager dealing with permissions requests and translation rights. Previously to her position at IPR, she was Publisher Relations Manager at the Publishers Licensing Society (PLS), where was the key contact for publishers in relation to mandates, new licensing and rights management services. Antonella also worked as a primary school teacher, and she has a degree in English and French Language and Literature.  You can contact her on

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