Sports AND ESPORTS

We have a recognised expertise in sports law and esports, and we assist clubs, teams, federations, leagues, associations, athletes, coaches, gamers.

Our non-contentious work includes advice on the strategy, management, structuring, drafting, negotiation and performance of all kinds of agreements and documents for:
• The protection, management and licensing of all intellectual property, including portfolios of trademarks, emblems, signs and the corporate identity, notably of sports clubs;
• Charters, regulations, codes of ethics, gender and diversity issues, CSR;
• Partnerships, sponsorships, co-marketing, investment, acquisition, supply and service provision;
• Sports events and all related content exploitation, including audiovisual sports rights, image rights, branding and commercial communications at and during sports and esports events.

Our contentious work includes the protection and enforcement of the rights of all players in the sports and esports sectors:
• Before sports justice authorities;
• Before judicial and administrative authorities against unauthorised use, infringement, defamation, whether on-line or off-line:
• For the enforcement of trademark and/or signs portfolios before administrative and judicial authorities;
• For the protection of image rights and reputation of sports and esports entities, athletes and esports players. 

Our clients include leading players active in Europe, the US, Africa and Asia, such as:
• Sports: sports clubs, athletes;
• Technology, Innovation, IOT: videogames producers, software houses, high-tech companies, innovative start-ups.

We are very active in industry associations and clubs and we regularly participate to industry events (ESports BAR).
Sports Events
Sports Entertainment
Competitive Video Games
Interactive Software and Apps
Augmented Reality
Virtual Reality
Athletes and Players
Esports Pro Gamers
Sports Clubs
Sports Organizations
Esports Teams
Esports Organizations
Image Rights
Audiovisual Sports Rights
Sponsorships
Esportainment
Streaming Platforms
Sports Justice