Ninth Circuit Asked to Time-Travel to Resolve Comic-Con Trademark War

Considering whether to travel back in time 50 years to resolve a trademark question not considered by a jury when it found San Diego Comic-Con’s mark is enforceable, a Ninth Circuit panel on Wednesday questioned whether the term “Comic Con” was generic when first used by the decades-old comic convention.

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Stan Lee’s Daughter Files Suit Against His Former Business Partners

The daughter of comic book legend Stan Lee filed a federal lawsuit in Los Angeles Thursday against the company responsible for marketing his image and intellectual properties, claiming that the founders of the company misappropriated his image and misled Lee into believing he had retained the rights to his name and likeness.

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