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Negotiation Strategies in Sports Management (LAWS 5335)

Course Info

This course covers drafting of sophisticated contractual documents in the Sports Law world. Document that will be negotiated and drafted include a lease agreement between a municipality that is constructing a new stadium/arena and the owner/operator of a team that will play in the new venue. Also covered will be naming rights, presenting sponsorship agreements for beverage/food, automobile/rental cars, and financial/medical services. We will also examine coordination of all sponsorships in the team's print/multimedia advertising, as well as with the broadcasts of the team's games.


Prof. Aaron Caputo

Aaron Caputo is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Case Western Reserve University.


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