Hasbro Trademarks CybertronCon Name

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 2:20pm CST

Categories: Rumors, Company News
Posted by: Va'al   Views: 52,692

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Via Transformers@theMoon, the UK based site, we have some interesting, rumour-mongering tidbits of news which we leave to you all to decide the implications of. It appears that Hasbro have registered the trademarks for CybertronCon, currently the name of their big Transformers Asian convention - could this mean a name change for BotCon? Something more radical? Nothing at all? Let the speculations run wild in the Energon Pub!

Transformers News: Hasbro Trademarks CybertronCon Name

Transformers News: Hasbro Trademarks CybertronCon Name

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Re: Hasbro Trademarks CybertronCon Name (1740502)
Posted by Sabrblade on November 10th, 2015 @ 2:43pm CST
I wouldn't worry too much about this affecting BotCon. It's probably just Trademark protection business as usual, making it so Hasbro continues to hold on to the name.
Re: Hasbro Trademarks CybertronCon Name (1740509)
Posted by YoungPrime on November 10th, 2015 @ 3:15pm CST
They haven't had a "CybertronCon" in 2 years now. Am I missing something..?
Re: Hasbro Trademarks CybertronCon Name (1740531)
Posted by Rodimus Prime on November 10th, 2015 @ 6:36pm CST
I also don't think there's much to this. Good job fanning some flames, Va'al. :-P
Re: Hasbro Trademarks CybertronCon Name (1740541)
Posted by megatronus on November 10th, 2015 @ 7:45pm CST
Fan them flames!

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Re: Hasbro Trademarks CybertronCon Name (1755679)
Posted by LegendaryAntiHero on January 14th, 2016 @ 7:46pm CST
I'm definitely excited if Hasbro hosts BotCon themeselves rather than have Fun Publications run it
Re: Hasbro Trademarks CybertronCon Name (1801678)
Posted by Va'al on June 29th, 2016 @ 1:13am CDT
After the CybertronCon trademark registration on Hasbro's behalf a while ago, we have the full confirmation from its official site! The event - supported and organised via ReedPop - will take place in China on 29-31 July 2016, and tickets are already available to purchase here. It looks like the event will also include a fan art competition, exhibitors, entertainment and creator guests from the Transformers family, all in the ShanghaiMart Expo area! More details will be announced soon, so keep keep your optics tuned to Seibertron.com.

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Re: Hasbro Trademarks CybertronCon Name (1801722)
Posted by Sabrblade on June 29th, 2016 @ 9:03am CDT
Guess it's not the successor to BotCon, then.
Re: Hasbro Trademarks CybertronCon Name (1802187)
Posted by Va'al on June 30th, 2016 @ 4:08pm CDT
Some more news regarding the Chinese event from Hasbro - CybertronCon - sees the addition of the initial guestlist, ranging from voices to comics to toys: the iconic Peter Cullen (!), artists Alex Milne, James Raiz and Sara Pitre Durocher, and Takara Tomy designers Shogo Hasui and Hisashi Yuki! Check out the page in Japanese and almost English here, and let us know what you think of the event so far in the Energon Pub.

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