Change SKKN brand name or there will be consequences
Kim Kardashian’s simply hit a hindrance as she attempts to reserve “SKKN” for her new magnificence line … appears to be there’s another image asserting they’ve effectively secured the name.
Legal counselors for Beauty Concepts LLC shot a cut it out letter to KK’s legitimate group, asserting since July 2017 it’s given salon and healthy skin administrations under its SKKN+ image name, possessed by Cydnie Lunsford.
In the letter, gotten by TMZ, Beauty Concepts says it additionally works a site and web-based media handles utilizing a similar square letters. Also … Magnificence Concepts claims it applied to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office back in March to enlist the SKKN+ logo.
The organization asserts it’s contributed significant time, exertion and cash to create and showcase its SKKN+ administrations throughout the most recent 3 years, and Kim’s play for a similar name would create turmoil in the commercial center. Them’s sorcery words, since it’s the premise on which the Patent and Trademark Office would dismiss an application.
Kim’s attorney, Michael G. Rhodes, tells us, “We certainly appreciate and support small businesses, and our hat is off to Ms. Lunsford. But the question at hand is one of trademark law and we’ve not done anything deserving of legal action by her.”
He continues, “We are disappointed that she has chosen to run to the media knowing that we were scheduling a call for tomorrow, requested by her attorney. So while disagreeing with the letter, we’re hopeful that we can smooth things over once both sides speak.”
In the lawful letter, Beauty Concepts says Kim’s brand name application for “SKKN” is a counterfeit of their creative moniker and essentially adding “By Kim” does little to separate the brands.
Furthermore … Magnificence Concepts says it has utilized the SKKN+ name for a very long time before Kim’s organization applied for its brand name.
As we’ve detailed … as well as petitioning for the brand name, SKKN.com and @SKKN online media handles were totally secured by Kim’s group in December 2020 … demonstrating this had been underway for some time.
Magnificence Concepts needs Kim K’s organization to ease off … or there will be consequences.