Kardashians Have ‘Unclean Hands’ In IP Row, 9th Circ. Told

Law360, Los Angeles (May 10, 2017, 10:32 PM EDT) -- A cosmetics company that signed a licensing deal with Kim, Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian urged the 9th Circuit on Wednesday to undo a block on product sales while their trademark fight proceeds, saying a lower court ignored the celebrities’ “blatant and willful” violations of their agreement when issuing the preliminary injunction.

The reality television sisters launched their trademark infringement suit against Hillair Capital Management LLC over unpaid royalties in July 2016. Days later, Haven Beauty Inc., co-owned by Hillair, filed a $10 million breach of contract suit accusing the stars of not sufficiently promoting their Kardashian Beauty line while touting competitors’...

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Appellate - 9th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3840 Trademark

Date Filed

August 25, 2016

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