Boss & Young possesses an excellent reputation in international sports arbitration and sports dispute resolution. Our partners have been appointed as arbitrators of the International Court of Arbitration for Sports in Switzerland. Our clients include athletes, agents, clubs, professional associations and other corporations engaged in sports. We provide legal opinions to our vast array of clients, and handle domestic and foreign lawsuits and arbitration on behalf of our clients.
We provide advice and suggestions, participate in negotiations, and draft various contracts in the sports field (labor law, image right, sponsorship, market and broadcasting rights) for our clients; provide advice and participate in various arbitration proceedings (labor law, disciplinary, commercial advertisements, civil liabilities and stimulant investigations) in normal courts and arbitration courts (the Lausanne International Court of Arbitration for Sports in Switzerland) on behalf of athletes, clubs, federations and associations. Our trademark and patent practice division provides legal opinions for the protection of intellectual property in the sports field.