At the end of 2018, Kyiv Comic Con LLC filed a lawsuit against Comic Con Ukraine LLC with a request to prohibit the use of the sign Comic Con Ukraine or other similar ones for entertainment pop culture events.
Also, the plaintiff required to recover from the defendant the amount of 1 million UAH (app. 37 thousand USD).
Since 2015, Kyiv Comic Con LLC has been holding the annual Kyiv Comic Con Festival.
Filing date of the combined TM – November 24, 2016.
Comic Con Ukraine LLC held the Comic Con Ukraine festival for the first time in the fall of 2018.
Comic Con Ukraine LLC owns the verbal TM. The application filing date is December 8, 2016.
The Comic-Con festival was founded in 1970, and this TM is owned by San Diego Comic-Con International. Comic-Con festivals are held in dozens of countries all around the world.