Representing the Professional Athlete / Edition 1

Representing the Professional Athlete / Edition 1

by Peter A. Carfagna
     
 

ISBN-10: 0314204415

ISBN-13: 9780314204417

Pub. Date: 02/28/2009

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

This book is an interactive, hands-on guide to negotiating, drafting and litigating agreements in the context of representation of professional athletes. The book begins with the negotiation and drafting of a standard form athlete representation agreement. In so doing, it details all of the NCAA amateurism rules and the legal do's and don'ts relating to the recruiting…  See more details below

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This book is an interactive, hands-on guide to negotiating, drafting and litigating agreements in the context of representation of professional athletes. The book begins with the negotiation and drafting of a standard form athlete representation agreement. In so doing, it details all of the NCAA amateurism rules and the legal do's and don'ts relating to the recruiting of pre-professional athletes. Subsequent chapters track the typical progression of a successful professional athlete's career: the drafting, negotiating and (where necessary) litigating of product endorsement and license agreements in the increasingly important context of protecting professional athletes' rights of publicity.

Interactive group negotiation/drafting hypotheticals are also provided in the areas of fantasy sports, and of representing the "mature athlete" who is nearing the end of his career. The book concludes with a Jerry McGuire-type litigation hypothetical and settlement agreement negotiation ex

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314204417
Publisher:
West Academic Publishing
Publication date:
02/28/2009
Series:
American Casebook Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
170
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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