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Old 01-11-2018, 04:34 AM   #51
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I just found this thread. I only skimmed it some, but I had no idea this was a thing. I actually did assume that all the other cities that have Comic Con were affiliated (like run by the same organization). None of them are?
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Old 01-11-2018, 03:14 PM   #52
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I just found this thread. I only skimmed it some, but I had no idea this was a thing. I actually did assume that all the other cities that have Comic Con were affiliated (like run by the same organization). None of them are?
Wow, I guess SDCC might have had more of a case than I thought, if you actually assumed that. I assumed the opposite, that they were just comic conventions using the logical generic term for such.

Some conventions WERE affiliated, but most were not.

(More are affiliated now than used to be, I think, as I believe that SDCC, in an attempt to bolster their claims in the suit, offered affiliation free of charge to some other Comic Cons, in return for those cons acknowledging that SDCC had a right to the term. That happened here in Portland, anyway.)
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Old 01-17-2018, 10:49 PM   #53
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I just found this thread. I only skimmed it some, but I had no idea this was a thing. I actually did assume that all the other cities that have Comic Con were affiliated (like run by the same organization). None of them are?
Very few of them are affiliated, as it turns out. Reed Pop runs the most cons: NYCC, ECCC, PAX, C2E2, Star Wars Celebration and a few others, many of which are outside the US. Wizard World is its own entity, CCI runs SDCC and WonderCon. Salt Lake City Con has their own two conventions (SLCC and Fan Experience). AceCon has several shows scattered throughout the US. Besides the aforementioned, most other cons are small, singular, unaffiliated shows.
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