Kim Kardashian Faces Trademark Suit Over Makeup Line

By Hannah Meisel (July 27, 2017, 5:54 PM EDT) -- A New York-based makeup artist with the same initials as Kim Kardashian-West sued the reality TV star in federal court this week, claiming Kardashian-West's new cosmetics line's branding as KKW infringes upon trademarks held by the makeup artist.

Danish makeup artist Kirsten Kjaer Weis filed a complaint in Illinois federal court on Tuesday, claiming that her brand, which also uses the initials KKW, will be damaged by Kardashian-West's use of the initials in her makeup line released last month. In her suit, Kjaer Weis said she'd already attempted to stop Kardashian-West from branding her cosmetics with KKW to no avail before...

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