iKON Retains Group Name after Leaving YG Entertainment
According to the Korean Intellectual Property Rights Information Service (KIPRIS), the members of iKON (Kim Jin-hwan, Song Yun-hyeong, Kim Dong-hyuk, Koo Jun-hoe, Jung Chan-woo, and BOBBY) currently own all 13 trademark registrations associated with the group name iKON, and the final rights holder is listed under the members’ names. Learning this, fans are delighted and have been congratulating iKON on this development.
In December of last year, iKON decided to part ways with YG Entertainment after a long association, and all members left YG. Subsequently, the members joined 143 Entertainment, a company founded by producer and rapper Digital Master (DM).