Doing battle on and off the pitch

By Jose Henrique Vasi Werner and Gustavo Piva de Andrade

A review of IP disputes in Brazil during the FIFA World Cup and the lessons learnt.

When German midfielder Mario Götze controlled the ball on his chest and volleyed it into the net to score a spectacular goal against Argentina in extra time, the world witnessed the final act in a phenomenally successful Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup. For one month, fans from all over the world gathered in Brazil to support their national teams and celebrate their passion for football.

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