Kendall and Kylie Jenner have settled the lawsuit that retailer Island Company filed against them for copying. You may recall that the Palm Beach-based company filed suit against the reality television stars and retailer, PacSun, in connection with the sisters’ collection for the well-known mall brand. Island Company alleged in its complaint that the Jenners were liable for trademark infringement for copying its “QUIT YOUR JOB, BUY A TICKET, GET A TAN, FALL IN LOVE, NEVER RETURN” slogan in connection with clothing, namely, on the sisters’ tee that reads, “RUN AWAY, FALL IN LOVE, NEVER RETURN.”
Well, as of this week, the case has been dismissed by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. According to the New York Post’s sources, “The parties have settled this matter and PacSun has removed all existing shirts from its stores.” No word yet (or ever, probably) on how much the sisters and PacSun had to pay up in order to prevent the case from going to trial.
The lawsuit and subsequent settlement comes on the heels of an array of alleged intellectual property violations from the reality TV family.
Other recent instances of Kardashian/Jenners allegedly misappropriating others' intellectual property include: the Kim Kardashian: Hollywood game, which her mother allegedly stole from a development company after working on it with them for several months; the sisters' Khroma make-up collection; the other lawsuit filed against them for stealing the name of their Khroma collection; all of the copies that make their way into the Kardashian Kollection, and the list goes on …