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You’d expect Kim Kardashian to have something like the LuMee, an illuminated smartphone case that uses light to help the user take a perfect selfie. It comes in two versions, depending on how much light is desired.
Kardashian’s not just a proud owner, however, but a representative of the product. For over a year, she’s plugged the LuMee — and now a holder of a copyright is coming after her to the tune of $100 million, claiming that LuMee stole his idea and Kardashian is responsible for the success of the product.
A man named Hooshmand Harooni claims to hold a copyright to an “integrated lighting accessory and case for a mobile phone device,” reports TMZ. He’s suing her company, Kimsaprincess Inc., to recoup lost profits.
TMZ reports that a rep for the Kardashians says the suit has “no merit,” and is “just another attempted shakedown. Kim has done absolutely nothing wrong.”