SDCC 2014: SDCC Sends a Cease and Decist to SLCC

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Saturday as folks were enjoying San Diego Comic-Con, a letter made its way through the press from Salt Lake ComicCon concerning a cease and desist letter they received from SDCC concerning their use of the word “Comic-Con.”  San Diego Comic-Con, or Comic-Con International as they’re going by now, trademarked the term in 2005.

comic-con trademarkHere’s a link to the letter SLCC received from SDCC’s law firm of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP. And here’s a copy of the press release that Salt Lake Comic Con sent out.

San Diego Comic-Con International vs. Salt Lake Comic Con 
 
– San Diego Comic-Con International sends cease and desist order siting intellectual property infringement for use of name of “Comic Con” –
 
SALT LAKE CITY, July 26, 2014 – On Friday, July 25, 2014 Salt Lake Comic Con (http://saltlakecomiccon.com/) organizers received a cease and desist order from San Diego…

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