Kim Kardashian Sues Old Navy Over Look-Alike In Ad

Law360, New York (July 21, 2011, 3:34 PM EDT) -- Reality TV star Kim Kardashian filed suit Wednesday in California federal court, claiming that Old Navy LLC violated her right of publicity by running TV ads featuring a model that allegedly looks like her.

The star of "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" claims that the model in the ad, Melissa Molinaro, looks so much like Kardashian that people may become confused and believe the plaintiff endorses Old Navy.

"Defendants knowingly and intentionally took steps to exacerbate and perpetuate the likelihood of confusion and actual confusion in...
To view the full article, register now.



Case Information

Case Title

Kim Kardashian v. The Gap Inc et al

Case Number



California Central

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Dale S. Fischer

Date Filed

July 20, 2011

Law Firms


UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.