Sporting Goods Industry

Sporting Goods Law

Our sporting goods industry experienced lawyers help sporting goods companies navigate the legal landscape and proactively advise on unique legal issues faced by the sporting goods industry. 

Common legal issues faced by sporting goods companies include:

  • Advertising, including sweepstakes, loyalty programs, and sales;

  • Digital and social media compliance, including privacy and terms of use;

  • Cybersecurity and data protection;

  • Product clearance issues (patents, trademarks, copyrights);

  • Agreements with franchisees, licensees, suppliers, customers, distributors, and/or manufacturers;

  • Competition-related issues;

  • Ownership and registration of intellectual property;

  • Enforcement of intellectual property rights against infringers;

  • Strategy to protect and monetize intellectual property rights; and

  • Defense of third-party infringement claims.

Sporting goods companies face similar legal issues as businesses in the Retail, Luxury Brands, Technology, and Ecommerce industries.  Read those pages for additional information regarding the legal solutions our industry teams provide.  

Legal Solutions for the Sporting Goods Industry

Clients in the sporting goods industry receive the full range of the firm’s services: litigation, intellectual property, and transactional. 

Our sporting goods Industry team is experienced in intellectual property counseling with respect to advertising; product clearance; ownership and registration of intellectual property; business counseling related to trading, finance, and leasing as well as commercial and regulatory issues; competition-related issues; digital and social media compliance; intellectual property enforcement against infringers; defense of third-party infringement claims; drafting and reviewing agreements with franchisees, licensees, suppliers, customers, distributors, and/or manufacturers; and monetizing intellectual property rights in intellectual property rights.    

Meet our Sporting Goods Industry Team

Click here to see our team of professionals that provide business and legal solutions to the Sporting Goods industry.  


Read our Insights regarding Legal Issues affecting Sporting Goods Companies