Counting on the flexibility of a specialized firm, Bichara e Motta Advogados is prepared to meet the demands of athletes, agents, clubs, federations, sports-management bodies, investment funds, and companies operating in the world of sports.
The firm has an innovative preventive consulting front, providing consultations, legal opinions, corporate and labor planning to its clients, as well as a renowned performance in litigation and dispute resolution, acting in contractual, commercial, disciplinary and doping issues. The following services stand out:
Our Firm assists with the corporate structuring of foreign and domestic investments in athletes, clubs, events and other sports-related projects.
Our team includes sports labor law experts, who advise Brazilian and foreign athletes, as well as sports associations throughout the country. Our team has been acting at the forefront of major sports-related labor lawsuits in recent years.
E-sports is already a reality, and a billion-dollar annual turnover market. Knowing the importance and continuous transformation of this area, our firm has a specialized team prepared to meet multiple market demands.
Bichara e Motta Advogados e-Sports practice specializes in the following services:
We know that when it comes to sports, issues can go far beyond the pitch. For this reason, our team is ready to use multidisciplinary concepts to assist athletes, clubs, investors, and other market players with the protection of intellectual property.
We are proficient in assisting our clients with their trademark protection before the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office, in order for our clients to explore their activities in multiple areas of interest.
Moreover, Bichara e Motta Advogados has expertise in drafting licensing and sponsorship contracts, as well as developing and protecting information products.
The firm has a specialized and multidisciplinary team, prepared to act in judicial litigation, before sports courts and in alternative dispute resolution bodies, defending our clientsinterests in sports arbitration and mediation.
Widely used worldwide and with exponential growth in Brazil, alternative dispute resolution mechanisms demand expertise and a proven know-how. Our firm is ready to provide our clients with services tailored for each specific situation.
The Firm’s services include, but are not limited to:
Many disputes arise from interpretation or inaccurate application of the numerous bylaws and regulations of sports federations. Bichara e Motta Advogados team is prepared to act in several legal scenarios, considering the absence of standard regulation texts, the peculiarity of each sport, the application of each country’s legislation, allied to the Firm’s vast experience in previous cases.
We help our clients to defend their interests by: