Intellectual Property Attorney

Sports Licensing Attorney

Licensing Athletic Properties

Grimes LLC is a seasoned firm with decades of experience in legal matters pertaining to licensing of sports properties. Lawyers at our firm have authored hundreds of articles on sports licensing and related intellectual property, and are recognized worldwide for their specialized skills in sports-related intellectual property law. The licensing of sports properties is a booming industry worldwide. When negotiating sports licensing agreements, ensuring that intellectual property rights are protected is critical. Other important aspects of a sports licensing agreement can include:

  • The duration of the license
  • How the property will be used
  • Any use of the property that is prohibited
  • Warranty and liability clauses
  • Indemnification
  • Rights or restrictions on sublicensing

Licensing a sports property if done properly will safeguard your rights and interests, and help you achieve your financial goals. We will aggressively negotiate the terms of the license, and meticulously prepare each contract. Our firm can assist you with all aspects of the licensing process, and provide skilled representation in licensing disputes.

When drafting a sports license, we will discuss all of your options so that you can make an informed decision regarding the structure and scope of your agreement. This can include the advance payment of royalties, as well as a guaranteed minimum royalty amount. Our legal team can also provide guidance and assistance with protecting intellectual property rights in sports properties.