Journal Article

The London Olympics 2012—restrictions, restrictions, restrictions

Victoria Horsey, Rachel Montagnon and Joel Smith

in Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice

Volume 7, issue 10, pages 715-727
Published in print October 2012 | ISSN: 1747-1532
Published online August 2012 | e-ISSN: 1747-1540 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jiplp/jps129
The London Olympics 2012—restrictions, restrictions, restrictions

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Vicky Horsey, Rachel Montagnon and Joel Smith are all IP specialists in the London office of Herbert Smith LLP.

This article explains the three types of rights of association with the London Olympics and Paralympics and how they apply in references to the London 2012 Games.

The authors discuss both civil and criminal penalties, as well the restrictions in place in relation to "fair use" in media coverage of the Games and the restrictions on advertising and trading in the vicinity of the Olympic venues.

Another area that is discussed is the regime within which individual athletes and their sponsors must operate.

Journal Article.  9322 words. 

Subjects: Arbitration ; Intellectual Property Law

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