The wrath of Comic-Con: S.L. convention readies for trademark fight

July 29, 2014 4:08 AM

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SALT LAKE CITY — The founders of Utah's year-old comic and pop-culture convention are preparing to fight on behalf of geeks everywhere as the reigning San Diego Comic-Con attempts to claim the title "Comic Con" for itself.

The San Diego convention, which was in full swing over the weekend, sent a letter to Salt Lake Comic Con on Friday ordering the upstart convention to turn over its website,, and drop "Comic Con" from its name, advertising and promotional materials.

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