Guidelines for Potential Organisers of IFF Events

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Guidelines for Potential Organisers of IFF Events

2.4 Doping TestsIn IFF events, the IFF shall determine the number of finishing placements tests,random tests and target tests to be performed. The players selected for to be testedshall always be done by drawing of lots.At least one player from each team shall be tested in all IFF events.In the World Championships at least one extra player from each team in the semifinals and the medal matches shall also be tested.The Host Association is responsible for all costs related to the doping tests.3 POLITICAL SUPPORT AND LEGAL CONDITIONS3.1 Political System and supportThe organising of IFF events requires cooperation between all levels of governmentwithin the Host Country. As a result, the political system of the Host Country must bestable and the Bidder must enjoy the support of all relevant governments (e.g.national, provincial, regional, Host Cities municipal and local) in respect of its bids.3.2 Legal Conditions3.2.1 Intellectual propertyIFF will develop significant intellectual property in connection with the IFF eventsincluding, without limitation, word-marks, designations, logos, emblems, symbols,devices and mascots. This intellectual property will be used by the IFF and theOrganisation Committee in promoting and advertising the IFF events. Such propertywill be owned by the IFF. However, IFF may grant licences to use such intellectualproperty to its Commercial Partners and certain other licences.In order to ensure that it can control the look, feel and public perception of IFF eventsand to preserve the commercial value of rights of association with IFF events whichare granted to Commercial Partners, IFF must be sure that it will be able to assert itsownership of its intellectual property and to prohibit unauthorised persons from usingit in all relevant markets including, most importantly, in the Host Country.3.2.2 Ambush MarketingMany companies and private individuals may, without IFF´s authorisation, attempt toestablish a direct or indirect association with the IFF events through their marketing,promotional, advertising and/or public relations activities in order to benefit from thegoodwill associated with the event. Such activities are commonly referred as "ambushmarketing". Ambush marketing activities undermine the value of the rights that areacquired by IFF´s Commercial Partners. IFF will aim to eliminate such activities byorganising and implementing a comprehensive rights protection programme.5

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