There is a distinction between a sports lawyer and all other types of practitioners. It requires a deep understanding of the nuances that largely affect athletes, their representatives, and companies providing products and services in the space. It also necessitates an acknowledgment of and ability to effectively communicate and craft relationships with power brokers who may provide financial services, accounting, managerial services, or the like in the specific space. It discusses the laws that govern the sports industry, from contract drafting and negotiation to antitrust issues, intellectual property matters, and labor law concerns. It also discusses the role of players' associations, the power of sports commissioners, sports betting regulations, and more.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Arbitration and regulations governing players/agents Athlete agent duties, licensure, and litigation NCAA issues Intellectual property matters Gambling and gaming Defamation Drug testing and use Contract drafting and negotiation Esports.
KF299.S66 H45 2018
Chicago, Illinois : ABA Forum on the Entertainment & Sports Industries,