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  • Sports personalities and agents
    • Term options and exclusivity clauses
    • Remuneration provisions
    • Exploitation of marketing rights
    • Agency remuneration regulations and employment services in accordance with SGB III (German Social Welfare Code, Volume 3)
    • Morality and terminability of contracts, in particular "adhesion contracts"
  • Financing and structuring
  • Sports rights marketing
    • All types of sports broadcasting contract, for example TV and radio licensing rights, sports broadcasting via the Internet and mobile phones
    • Centralised marketing of sporting events by associations, including representation before the European Commission
    • Advertising and sponsoring, such as equipment and sponsorship contracts
    • Ticketing, merchandising, perimeter advertising, Web presence
    • Introduction of new sport-related TV formats and platforms
    • Advising on major sporting events, contracts for sporting events

Focus

We have many years of experience in all areas of sports law. Drafting and negotiating contracts is just as much part of our core activities as in-court assertion of claims and providing strategic advice. We advise agencies, sports associations and media companies on marketing sports rights and developing new marketing strategies, paying particular attention to the possibilities offered by new media. We support sports clubs, sport-related public limited companies and individual sports personalities in planning and implementing sporting events and help to protect their contract rights. We also advise rights owners on protecting intellectual property rights and copyright.

[...] große Erfahrung [...].

JUVE Handbuch, 2015/2016

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20/08/2018
SPOBIS Gam­ing & Me­dia
On 20 Au­gust 2018 – with the start of the Gamescom – the SPOBIS Gam­ing & Me­dia will take place in Co­logne. CMS is a premi­um part­ner of the in­ter­na­tion­al con­fer­ence that takes place at the in­ter­face...
15/08/2018
Sum­mer of sports 2018
After much ex­cite­ment in June and Ju­ly, it was France who were left hold­ing the golden trophy aloft, with Les Bleus able to over­come Croa­tia to win their second FIFA World Cup.As al­ways, the FIFA World...
19/01/2016
CMS to host “Fu­ture of Di­git­al Busi­ness” for­um in Da­v­os
Frank­furt, 19 Janu­ary 2016. For the second year, CMS, a top ten in­ter­na­tion­al law firm, in con­junc­tion with Ger­many’s lead­ing weekly news­pa­per Die Zeit, has in­vited busi­ness and polit­ic­al lead­ers to...
14/12/2015
The European Court of Justice's Safe Har­bour De­cision: Con­sequences and...
Re­gister now >>The CMS Em­ploy­ment & Pen­sions and TMC Prac­tice Groups are de­lighted to in­vite you to our joint we­bin­ar on the im­plic­a­tions of the European Court of Justice's Safe Har­bour De­cision across...
29/03/2012
De­feat for Uni­ver­sum – Ham­burg High­er Re­gion­al Court con­firms valid­ity...
Ham­burg – Ham­burg High­er Re­gion­al Court (HRC) has con­firmed that the ter­min­a­tion of his con­tract by box­er Gen­nadiy Go­lovkin back in Janu­ary 2010 is val­id. The Uni­ver­sum box­ing stable, with which Go­lovkin...