Legal Issues Related to the Operation of Pro Sports Teams

Legal Area:        Entertainment Sports Business Labor Employment                                                               
Session END DATE:        12/31/2024
Total CLE Hours:        1.00
Ethics Hrs Included:        0.00
Registration Fee:        $20.00
Information:        LAST CHANCE $10

** Available on-demand any time of day and in time increments convenient to you through Session End Date above **

This unique CLE program will examine the legal issues associated with the operation of a professional sports team including the agreements related to licensing, sponsorship, vendors, venues, human resources, security, marketing, and public relations. This course features streaming video and downloadable audio presentations from a CLE seminar by the Houston Bar Association (HBA) on February 18, 2022.

Some of the subjects for this course include:

  • Building Your Brand: Management Avenues and Inventory Components

  • Corporate Partnerships: Building Brand Value, Maximizing Revenue, and Protecting Rights

  • Corporate Partnerships Sample Provisions

  • Facility Operations (Security, Management, etc.)

  • Administrative Operations: Office, Event & Game Operations

  • Speaker:  Brian Michael Cooper, Frost Brown Todd, LLC.  Brian has served as president of two professional sports teams, most recently the XFL Houston Roughnecks, where he received recognition for his work in the national media. A four-time Super Lawyers 'Texas Rising Star' with over 20 years of experience as an attorney, executive, and advisor, Brian has guided sports, entertainment, media, retail, finance, and energy companies through all aspects of corporate transactions and operations projects. His transactional practice has included the negotiation of player and coach contracts, marketing, licensing, and sponsorship agreements, arena, stadium and facility leases, operating agreements, and content distribution agreements. As president of the NBA G-League RGV Vipers, he negotiated the first hybrid affiliation agreement between an NBA team and NBA G-League team. More information may be found on his firm's website.


    This course is approved for CLE credit by the STATE BAR OF TEXAS (MCLE Provider #8238).  Please check with your State Bar regarding specific accreditation requirements.

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