Sports, Media and Entertainment Law
NORDIA has a unique sports law desk with comprehensive experience in sports disciplinary, integrity, and regulatory matters. Our sports law practice also encompasses the main transactional areas within the sport sector, including sponsorship agreements, M&A, governance, rules and regulations, transfers, player contracts, and image rights. We represent numerous Nordic and international, high-profile professional athletes in different sports, such as ice hockey, football, track and field, tennis, and golf. We also advise top global sports management companies, international and national sports governing bodies, national teams, sports clubs, and intermediaries. We regularly contribute with the Swedish chapter on sports law of international publications, such as The Law Reviews, Chambers Global Practice Guides and Lexology Getting The Deal Through. We regularly appear in the mainstream media as sports law experts.
Our dedicated media, entertainment, and gaming law desk represent Nordic and international broadcasting companies, gaming companies, artists, publishers, management companies, theatres, etc. in matters of licence applications, regulatory issues, advertisement, the protection of rights, and dispute resolution. We also advise Nordic and international clients on advertisement issues on sweepstakes competition clearance, ad clearance both in general and for high regulation products, objections to ad campaigns made by competitors, and requirements received from public authorities (e.g., on statements made in advertisement). Being part of LAWorld’s Advertising and Media Law Group, we can also assist on international advertisement campaigns.
Our approach is creative and solution oriented, striving to give business-minded advice combined with a thorough understanding of our clients’ priorities and preferences.
‘NORDIA Law advises on IP, marketing and sport matters and acts for clients with a notable Nordic presence. Practice head Karl Ole Möller is a sports law specialist and was selected by the UEFA legal division to assist individuals and clubs before the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body.’ (Legal500).
‘The media, entertainment and sports industries are focus sectors for NORDIA Law’s IP group; practice co-head Karl Ole Möller advises sports governing bodies, athletes and officials on contentious, commercial and regulatory matters. Co-head Fredrik Persson handles trade mark and copyright portfolio management issues and licensing negotiations, and co-head Mårten Stenström advises on broadcasting and advertising law matters. Besides highly professional legal practice, its very personal and trustworthy.’ (Legal500).