International Literary Properties


Rights firm International Literary Properties expands Hilary Strong’s remit across Europe

New York- and London-based rights management firm International Literary Properties (ILP) has expanded the remit of its CEO Hilary Strong to cover Europe as well as the UK. Strong will have responsibility for the company’s acquisition programme, with her remit to acquire the rights in literary estates from those who have inherited them, as well as […]

BBC Studios strikes first-look deal with Hilary Strong & Bob Benton’s ILP

BBC Studios has struck a first-look deal with Hilary Strong and Bob Benton’s recently launched IP management firm International Literary Properties (ILP), which earlier this month unveiled an eight-figure deal to acquire a dozen literary estates. The agreement will allow BBCS Production and BBCS-owned prodcos to “explore the intellectual property owned and managed by ILP,” […]

Hilary Strong & Bob Benton’s ILP strikes ‘eight-figure’ literary estates deal

Hilary Strong and Bob Benton’s recently launched IP management firm International Literary Properties (ILP) has struck an eight-figure deal to acquire a dozen literary estates, including Brideshead Revisited writer Evelyn Waugh. The agreement was struck with former rights holders Peters, Fraser + Dunlop and will see ILP also take control of the estates of Maigret […]