San Diego Wins Comic-Con Trademark Case

A jury gave a positive verdict to Comic-Con International in its three year old trademark lawsuit against the Salt Lake Comic Con. The lawsuit stems from 2014 when the Salt Lake convention drove a high end car labeled “Salt Lake Comic Con” around San Diego during the San Diego convention. Although Comic-Con International sued for $12 million in damages, they were only awarded $20,000.
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Very Wrong Role Play

Jonathon Wall, a 29 year old refrigerator mechanic in the Air Force was arrested at Salt Lake Comic Con in Salt Lake City after he claimed to be part of the Air Force Office of Special Investigations to obtain access to the Green Room. An off duty police officer working con security grew suspicious and questioned him, calling the real OSI. Wall explained that he had been given a VIP pass from a friend but wanted better access. He has been indicted for impersonating a federal officer and making false statements to a federal officer. If found guilty, he can receive a sentence of up to five years in prison.
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