Katarina Pijetlovic

Associate Professor of Sports Law and EU Law, Tallinn Law School, Tallinn University of Technology

Presentation Curious case of draws at the ITF Grand Slam tournaments (2008-2011) - Play the Game 2011 (PP Pdf.) Power struggles in football and treatment of breakaway structures under EU competition law - Play the Game 2009 (PP Pdf.) (With Simon Gardiner)

Sustainable Football Financing - Part 2 - Play the Game 2009 (Video) CV
Katarina Pijetlovic lectures in sports law and various subjects of European Union law at Tallinn Law School, and is an academic researcher in sports law at the University of Helsinki. Her research interests include European Union sports law, sports governance, and fundamental rights of athletes in the investigation of doping and corruption offences in sports with emphasis on tennis. She is a member of Sport&EU, Editorial Board Member of LawInSport.com, and she occasionally acts as a legal representative for professional athletes and clubs. Katarina Pijetlovic is a regular presenter at international sports law conferences and has authored numerous publications in the field of EU sports law including, most recently:
  • a book on “EU Sports Law and Breakaway Leagues in Football” (Springer 2014);
  • “Fundamental Rights of Athletes in the EU post-Lisbon”, Springer (Aug 2013) in “Protecting Human Rights in the EU: Controversies and Challenges of the Charter of Fundamental Rights”;
  • “Corruption and Manipulation in Sport: Interdisciplinary perspectives” Gaming Law Review and Economics New York: Mary Ann Liebert publishing (April 2013).
  • “Liberalising the Service Market for Satellite Transmission: Interplay Between Intellectual Property Rights, Specificity of Sport and TFEU Economic Provisions in Murphy ((Joined Cases C 403/08 and C 429/08)” International Sports Law Journal 1/2 Asser/Springer (2013).
  • “Estonia: Legal Regulation of Sports Betting under the New Gambling Act” in “Sports Betting: Law and Policy”, Springer (2012), pp-363-382.
  • “European Union Sports Policy Update” UK: Sports Law and Policy Journal, Vol. 18, Issue 2, (2011).  
  • “Another Classic of EU Sports Jurisprudence: Legal Implications of Case C 325/08 Olimpique Lyonnais v. Olivier Bernard and Newcastle United”, Sweet & Maxwell: European Law Review, 35, 858-869, (2010).
At 2011 Play The Game conference she presented statistics on suspicious draws at tennis Grand Slam tournaments which can be found here

She is currently a 5.0 level tennis player and a former Estonian student champion in tennis.

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