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Blac Chyna’s lawyer responds to Kardashians’ trademark lawsuit

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Blac Chyna‘s lawyer reveals his shock after learning of the Kardashians’ opposition over the reality star’s request to trademark her name, “Angela Renée Kardashian.”

Previously reported, the 28-year-old (real name Angela Renée White) recently filed a motion to legally trademark the name “Angela Renée Kardashian” for business purposes, in addition to the moniker for her social media platforms. Meanwhile, it’s reported that the Kardashian sisters — Kim, Kourtney and Khloé — aren’t with the plea. Now, in response to their disapproval, Chyna’s lawyer Walter Mosley tells People that of the “many trademarks” he’s filed (for Chyna), “This is the first one that’s ever been opposed.”

“The Kardashians, like Angela and my other clients are very protective of our marks, I think for us this is going to be a clear case win, because it’s actually her name, it’s not a poaching. I would hope that this is just a junior lawyer’s error, who’s just responding to everything and not really looking at who it’s from or why it was filed. There’s a softer side of this where Angela has to have a conversation with her family. But until I hear otherwise, I’m just going to proceed as I normally would with a lawsuit. I have 40 days to respond.” said Mosley of the suit.

Of course, it all boils down to dollar, dollar bills. According to court documents, the sisters’ companies claim they’ll “suffer damage including irreparable injury to their reputation and goodwill” should Chyna change her name, adding that Rob Kardashian‘s fiancée is “deliberately seeking to profit from the goodwill and popularity” by taking on the Kardashian name. Take for instance,, which appears to have been registered in March by a woman in Georgia, reports say.

In spite of it all, Mosley is hopeful that it’s all “just a big misunderstanding.” He continued, “I have to respond to the notice of opposition, so the way this works is we filed the mark, it was initially unopposed, it was published and then the representatives of the sisters’ companies filed an opposition to Angela owning her name. Sure, it’s not her legal name now, but it is certainly her stage name — her next stage name and her legal name once the wedding is done. In the complaint, they are not short or shy as to how they feel about Angela using the trademark. I’m hoping that it’s just a big misunderstanding but I’m just proceeding as if it’s not and am going to do the best work I can for my client,” Mosley says.

However, in the event the matter goes to court, Mosley says he’s prepared to “zealously represent” the Lashed Bar owner. “I filed this trademark with the utmost confidence that it would not be opposed at all. I did not foresee this, but in retrospect maybe I could have, all things considered,” said Mosley, before ading “I’m going to zealously represent my client in a trademark we legally filed and a name that we feel like we own and need to protect.”

Earlier this year, the “Rob & Chyna” stars sent the socialsphere into a tizzy when they announced their engagement in April. Fast forward to November, and the pair had welcomed a precious baby girl, Dream Renée Kardashian, whom herself is already a budding social media star. Although no official wedding date has been set, Mosley claims that there’s no trouble in paradise — hence his utter shock.

“Everything has been fantastic between her and the family to the best of my knowledge, so this is a shock. Thus, I’m under the belief that it’s a misunderstanding. I don’t know how this plays out any other way,” says Mosley, who adds, “There’s a whole process that went on like anyone else does. So again, I’m hoping this just goes away once they see what it is. Angela, Rob and Dream are doing amazing, wonderful and things couldn’t be better.”

Meanwhile, it appears the Kardashian clan may have a case. According to U.S. trademark laws, trademark infringement “hinges on whether there is a likelihood of confusion caused by the two marks at issue.”

What are your thought’s on the Kardashians’ opposition to Chyna’s motion? Sound off in the comment section below.

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