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Kim Kardashian sues iHandy's Sweet Cam app for $ 10 million, according to legal documents obtained by DailyMail.com

EXCLUSIVE: Kim Kardashian sues $ 10 million photo editing app for using one of her sultry Instagram photos in advertising without paying her – and destroys the & # 39; ridiculous & # 39; the company's claim that it did not know that the photo was of the world-famous star & # 39;

  • Kim Kardashian sues iHandy's Sweet Cam app for $ 10 million, according to legal documents obtained by DailyMail.com
  • The makeup mush has filed documents against iHandy and Taplogic in the Superior Court of California in Los Angeles on Wednesday
  • Kardashian claims that iHandy used a photo of herself from 2017, in which she promotes her beauty line, to promote her own makeup editing app
  • She accuses the developer of deliberately exploiting her image to harvest & # 39; millions of dollars in advertising and promotional services … without paying for it & # 39;
  • Kim & # 39; s lawyers Lavely & Singer also destroy the & # 39; ridiculous & # 39; defense of the company that it did not realize that the photo used was actually from Kardashian
  • According to legal documents, Kim raises $ 300,000 to $ 500,000 for every Instagram ad she posts, but sources later said the amount was actually $ 1 million
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Kim Kardashian has started a bomb shop against a photo editing app for using her photos in her advertising campaign without paying her, according to legal documents obtained by DailyMail.com.

The makeup mool filed Wednesday against iHandy and Taplogic in the Superior Court of California in Los Angeles, seeking at least $ 10 million in damages.

Kardashian claims that the Sweet Cam app from iHandy uses her 2017 photo, in which she promotes her beauty line, in her own advertising campaign that promoted the app for editing makeup.

The mother of four accuses the developer of intentionally exploiting her image to harvest & # 39; millions of dollars in advertising and promotion services from (her) without paying for it & # 39 ;.

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Her legal team, led by mega lawyer Marty Singer, explodes according to iHandy & # 39; s & # 39; ridiculous & # 39; defense that it did not realize that the photo it used was actually from Kardashian, according to legal documents.

Kim Kardashian sues iHandy's Sweet Cam app for $ 10 million, according to legal documents obtained by DailyMail.com

Kim Kardashian sues iHandy's Sweet Cam app for $ 10 million, according to legal documents obtained by DailyMail.com

Kardashian claims that iHandy used a photo of herself from 2017, in which she promotes her beauty line, to promote her own app for editing makeup. She accuses the developer of deliberately exploiting her image to harvest & # 39; millions of dollars in advertising and promotional services ... without paying for it & # 39;

Kardashian claims that iHandy used a photo of herself from 2017, in which she promotes her beauty line, to promote her own app for editing makeup. She accuses the developer of deliberately exploiting her image to harvest & # 39; millions of dollars in advertising and promotional services ... without paying for it & # 39;

Kardashian claims that iHandy used a photo of herself from 2017, in which she promotes her beauty line, to promote her own app for editing makeup. She accuses the developer of deliberately exploiting her image to harvest & # 39; millions of dollars in advertising and promotional services … without paying for it & # 39;

The suit explains: & # 39; Defendants did incredible and ridiculous ignorance and claim that out of billions in billions of photos on the internet and Instagram, they didn't know that one photo they had taken and featured … a popular one photo is of Kardashian she had posted to promote her make-up beauty line, that is, a photo of one of the most famous and recognizable women in the world. & # 39;

iHandy is a mobile app developer that operates in Hong Kong and also has offices in California.

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Co-suspect Tapologic is also mentioned as a mobile app developer based in Delaware, but according to the lawsuit doing business in California.

The suit adds: & # 39; Even after notification of the infringement, iHandy continued to exploit Kardashian's image and personality and even threatened to go after Kardashian if she filed claims to protect her rights. & # 39;

The Kardashian Legal Team finds the $ 10 million sum not too high because, according to the court, if they agree to an advertisement or an approval campaign & # 39; (which they would only do for a product they like and use) , in contrast to Sweet Camera App), she receives a substantial compensation per individual Instagram post and / or for the use of her image and persona in advertising campaigns. & # 39;

According to May legal documents, it was revealed that Kim rakes between $ 300,000 and $ 500,000 for every Instagram ad she places. Sources told later TMZ that the amount was actually $ 1 million.

iHandy is a mobile app developer operating in Hong Kong with offices in California and fellow suspect Tapologic is also named as a mobile app developer based in Delaware and doing business in California, according to the lawsuit

iHandy is a mobile app developer operating in Hong Kong with offices in California and fellow suspect Tapologic is also named as a mobile app developer based in Delaware and doing business in California, according to the lawsuit

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iHandy is a mobile app developer operating in Hong Kong with offices in California and fellow suspect Tapologic is also named as a mobile app developer based in Delaware and doing business in California, according to the lawsuit

Her legal team also destroys iHandy's & # 39; s reported & # 39; ridiculous & # 39; defense that it did not realize that the photo they used from Kardashian was from the reality star, according to legal documents

Her legal team also destroys iHandy's & # 39; s reported & # 39; ridiculous & # 39; defense that it did not realize that the photo they used from Kardashian was from the reality star, according to legal documents

Her legal team also destroys iHandy's & # 39; s reported & # 39; ridiculous & # 39; defense that it did not realize that the photo they used from Kardashian was from the reality star, according to legal documents

iHandy & # 39; s app is free to download, but in-app purchases range from 99 cents to $ 6.99.

According to the Instagram page, the app has about 20 different filters and users can & # 39; Make Eye Color Shine & Fashion; Lipstick and Blush; and & # 39; Hairstyles and Hair Color. & # 39;

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It also provides users with & # 39; perfect selfies with professional beauty and body retouching tools including face lift, smooth, concealer, slim and more. & # 39;

Kardashian is known worldwide for its beauty line, clothing companies, fragrance line and its reality show Keeping Up with the Kardashians.

Its net worth is estimated at least $ 350 million.

She has more than 150 million followers on Instagram and her messages regularly receive millions of likes.

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