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1972 Dec. 29

Rodrigues, Jose Fornos

Letter from Jose Fornos Rodrigues to Mark H. McCormack

Rodrigues writes to authorize McCormack to deal with the Pele and Puma affair, he hopes that the situation with Spain and negotiating the contract will be solved in a satisfactory manner and awaits results of the Adidas situation. He encloses Pele's itinerary with Sanots Football Club for 1973 and his possible free dates.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1974 Sept. 23

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to Jose Fornos Rodrigues

Looking forward to a Pele proposal for Spain and addressing a matter concerning Pele's playing for a Toronto indoor soccer team in October. McCormack indicates that he understood Pele would not make these types of associations and asks for clarification regarding the matter.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1973 Apr. 28

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to Senhor Jose Fornos Rodrigues

McCormack requests a response from Jose Fornos Rodrigues regarding his letter of March 16.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1973 July 26

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to Jose Fornos Rodrigues

McCormack was disappointed that the professor did not take the time to meet with Jacques de Spoelberch while he was in New York. McCormack comments on how difficult it is working the distance they do, and that he must meet with the professor soon.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1972 Sept. 19

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to Jose Fornos Rodrigues

McCormack writes regarding issues with the Sparta and Puma contracts for Pele, conflicts that exist, the royalty being too low and the product categories being too broad.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1972 Dec. 21

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to Jose Fornos Rodrigues

McCormack has received a letter from Rodrigues' trademark people, and notes that the letter is not encouraging. McCormack realizes that Rodrigues feels like trademark registration feels like just an expenses, but McCormack urges him to consider the long-term potential.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1972 Dec. 7

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to Jose Fornos Rodriguez

McCormack is sorry that the Puma arrangement is not being ended since they could do a contract with Adidas which would pay substantially more than Puma. McCormack discusses putting Pele's name on products in Spain only, especially shoes. McCormack feels it would be worthwhile to buy out the Puma contract.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1972 Oct. 7

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to Jose Fornos Rodrigues

McCormack would like to become involved in the Pepsi Cola re-negotiations as soon as possible. He would also like an autographed picture of Pele for his son, Breck.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1972 Dec. 26

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to Jose Fornos Rodrigues

Concerning attached letters that indicate someone in Paris tried to sell a Pele book in France. Enclosure not with letter.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1974 Feb. 12

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to Jose Fornos Rodrigues

McCormack is pleased to continue to represent Pele and asks about the current situation with puma concerning the renegotiation of Pele's contract.

Mark H. McCormack Papers