The Latest San Diego wins comic con trademark b

first_imgThe Latest: San Diego wins ‘comic con’ trademark battle by The Associated Press Posted Dec 8, 2017 4:24 pm PDT Last Updated Dec 8, 2017 at 5:00 pm PDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email SAN DIEGO – The Latest on a court battle between rival pop-culture conventions over the phrase “comic con.” (all times local):5 p.m.A jury is siding with San Diego Comic-Con in a court battle with a rival pop-culture convention in Utah over naming rights to the phrase “comic con.”Salt Lake City-based KUTV reports the jury decided Friday Salt Lake Comic Con used the trademark without permission. They awarded the California event $20,000, far less than the $12 million they’d sought.Utah organizer Dan Farr says they plan to appeal.San Diego lawyers argue Salt Lake City stole their name to benefit from their work. Utah organizers contend the phrase is generic and used by 140 different events nationwide.San Diego Comic-Con, considered the flagship of the popular convention circuit, filed the trademark violation lawsuit in 2014 against the rapidly growing Salt Lake convention. Both are known for guests elaborately costumed as superheros and movie villains.__4:15 p.m.A jury is deliberating in a court battle between rival pop-culture conventions in California and Utah who are battling over the phrase “comic con.”The Deseret News reports the panel weighed the case for a second day Friday. Lawyers for the San Diego convention argued at trial the upstart event in Salt Lake stole their name to benefit from their decades of hard work.Salt Lake, though, maintains the phrase is a generic shortened form of “comic book convention” that’s used by 140 different events around the country.San Diego Comic-Con, considered the flagship of the popular convention circuit, filed the trademark violation lawsuit in 2014 against the rapidly growing Salt Lake convention. Both are known for guests elaborately costumed as superheros, movie villains and more.center_img FILE- In this Sept. 4, 2017, file photo, Jessica Nowan, left and Caitlin Grandstaff, right, stand in line for the Salt Lake Comic Con at the Salt Palace Convention Center, in Salt Lake City. There is a court battle between rival pop-culture conventions in California and Utah who are battling over rights to use the phrase “comic con.” (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File) last_img read more

7yrold boy drowns in Mumbai drain 3rd such death in a week

first_imgBy PTI |Mumbai | Published: July 15, 2019 9:50:41 pm Related News Advertising Mumbai Mayor’s vehicle found in no-parking zone; fined This is the third such death in a week in the metropolis.Divyansh, an 18-month-old boy, fell into an open gutter in suburban Goregaon on Wednesday night.BMC officials had called off the search 48 hours later after checkingover 10kilometres of the drain line in vain. On Monday, Dindoshi police filed a criminal case under section 304 A (causing death due to negligence) of the IPC against the officers and staff involved in supervision work of the drainage on the basis of a complaint filed by the child’s father Suraj Singh.Singh, talking to reporters during the operation, had accused the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and other forces of negligence during the search. LiveMumbai building collapse LIVE UPDATES: 10 dead, several others feared trapped; CM orders probe Advertising Karnataka: SC to rule today, says Speaker’s powers need relook Mumbai: Bail after 7 years, man says said yes to LeT charge to avoid long trial center_img Mumbai boy drowns, Mumbai boy drowns in Mumbai, Mumbai drowning, Minor boy drowns, Mumbai news, Indian Express news  The boy, Amit Munnalal Jaiswal, fell in the drain at the Rajiv Gandhi Colony in Dharavi, a sprawling slum colony in the heart of the city, an official said. (Representational)A seven-year-old boy died after falling into an open drain in Dharavi slum Monday, the third case of drowning of a minor in a week here, police said. Best Of Express The boy, Amit Munnalal Jaiswal, fell in the drain at the Rajiv Gandhi Colony in Dharavi, a sprawling slum colony in the heart of the city, an official said.The incident took place when Amit and his brother were playing near the drain, he said.After being alerted about the incident, the police rushed to the spot and pulled out the boy from the open drainage. He was rushed to Sion hospital, where he was declared brought dead, the official said. In undecided Congress, first open call for Priyanka: She should be party chief Post Comment(s) Singh had claimed the civic body did nothing about the open gutter despite constant reminders from local residents. On Saturday, a 12-year-old boy died after falling into a water-filled pit, dug for the construction of the CoastalRoad, near Worli.The boy, Bablu Kumar Paswan, had fallen in the pit near the Worli Sea Link on Friday, the police said. NRC deadline approaching, families stranded in Assam floods stay home last_img read more