Popularity of sport among customers gives commercial business a wide field for promotion of brands, simultaneously enabling sports rights holders to have additional income. However, sponsorship contracts have a number of particularities and without special legal care may cause substantial damages to players, athletes or companies.
sports team has expertise in this area and advises famous brands, teams and individuals on the exploitation and protection of commercial rights in sport, on how to use wisely benefits of image rights in order to optimise taxation and protect economic rights of the players and athletes.
Our Clients benefit from our services, which include:
- analyses and drafting of sponsorship contracts, contracts related to the transfer of intellectual property rights, image rights contracts, agency contracts, resolution of disputes arising out of such contracts
- structuring employment relations between Club and Player through exploitation of image rights
- using sponsorship and image rights for compliance with UEFA Financial Fair Play
- representation in disputes relating to ambush marketing
- creation and management of companies for the exploitation of image rights, copyrights, franchising, merchandising and advertising
- protection of trademarks, logos, naming rights of sport events and organisations
The main concern of the athletes is to win.
GoldenGate will take care about protection of their intellectual property rights!