The San Diego vs Salt Lake “con” legal battle has dragged on for four years and more than 500 court filings. And now some new ones! At stake was Comic-Con International’s trademark on the term “comic-con” and derivatives. Earlier this year a jury ruled in favor of San Diego, but appeals and motions have […]
Can angry retailers sue over Batman #50? The legal standing may surprise you.
The Marvel icon has filed a restraining order against Keya Morgan, who was arrested earlier this week.
Last week the trial of the year ended when a six person jury ruled for San Diego Comic-Con in their trademark dispute with the Salt Lake Comic Con. I haven’t had time to dig into this much, but luckily Rob Salkowitz has this covered here, with an overview, and here with analysis of what the […]
A lot is going on in convention world, so let’s get to it! § The trial of the month is now taking place in San Diego! The battle over the trademark for Comic-Con. On one side, San Diego Comic-Con which owns the trademark and is defending it against the Salt Lake Comic Con. On the […]
A new framework for volunteering raises serious questions about law and business strategy. Jeff Trexler
The latest hearing in the Siegel family lawsuits has been scheduled for Tuesday, November 3 — but if you think this points to an undoing of their losses to this point, don’t get too excited. Jeff Trexler
The Federal Trade Commission has just sent a press release touting its first successful action against a failed Kickstarter campaign. Jeff Trexler
Retailer organization ComicsPRO has been a major influence in the industry over the last few years, working with publishers and holding a yearly conference that is widely thought to be one of the most important of the year. However, now it seems a former Board member is under investigation for possible misuse of funds, as […]