Salt Lake Comic Con Responds To Sdcc Cease & Decist

Last Friday, July 25th, the organizers of the Salt Lake Comic Con (saltlakecomiccon.com) received a cease and desist order from the San Diego Comic-Con International asserting that Salt Lake Comic Con cannot use the term "Comic Con" for any event, logo, trademark or website and claiming ownership of all variations of the term "Comic Con." Salt Lake Comic Con organizers have released a the following response regarding the issue: On Friday, July 25, 2014 Salt Lake Comic Con (http://saltlakecomiccon.com/) organizers received a cease and desist order from San Diego Comic-Con International asserting that Salt Lake Comic Con cannot use the term “Comic Con” for any event, logo, trademark or website moving forward, further claiming ownership of all variations of the generic term “Comic Con.” San Diego Comic-Con International is asserting intellectual property infringement for use of the name “Comic Con”, challenging hundreds of comic conventions around the country and
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