Kim Kardashian’s company, Kimsaprincess Inc., is in a bad position for its support of LuMee, the light-up telephone case that makes it perfect for taking selfies.
Snaplight on Monday documented a patent encroachment claim in California government court. As per the grievance, a man named Hooshmand Harooni documented a patent in 2013 for a “coordinated lighting embellishment and case for a cell phone gadget.”
Harooni at that point authorized his development to Snaplight, which contends that “it has been amazingly troublesome for Snaplight to contend in the selfie case showcase” with Kardashian’s advancement of LuMee to her 165 million or more social adherents crosswise over Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
Urban Outfitters is likewise being sued for having “profited monetarily through expanded offers of the LuMee selfie cases,” peruses the claim.
Snaplight is requesting that the court prevent the truth star from additionally advancing and utilizing the LuMee cases. The California-based organization is likewise requesting $100 million in harms.
In November, LuMee documented a claim against Snaplight for encroaching on its patent. That case is right now pending in Delaware government court.
A rep for Kardashian sent The Hollywood Reporter an announcement Monday evening: “The patent claim recorded by Snap Light has no legitimacy and is simply one more endeavored squeeze. Kim has done literally nothing incorrectly.”
A rep for LuMee included the accompanying explanation: “LuMee was disillusioned to find out about the claim recorded against Kim Kardashian West by Snaplight, LLC, asserting patent encroachment as to her association with LuMee.
The claim has no legitimacy and Kim has done nothing incorrectly. LuMee is a trailblazer of lit up mobile phone cases and was the first to advertise. Between its licenses, copyrights and trademarks, LuMee has created significant protected innovation rights encompassing its product offering.”