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Left: Kylie Jenner arrives at the NBCUniversal Golden Globes afterparty at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP) Right: Singer Kylie Minogue poses for photographers upon arrival at the World premiere of the film 'Absolutely Fabulous' in London, Wednesday, June 29, 2016. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)

There may be more than one 'Kylie' but Kylie Minogue won the trademark on the shared name


There may be more than one "Kylie" but Australian pop star Kylie Minogue has reportedly won a legal battle against Kylie Jenner for the trademark on their shared first name. 

In April 2014, Jenner filed paperwork with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in an attempt to register her first name as a trademark for business purposes. 

But Minogue wasn't having it. 

Minogue's lawyers came forward in February of last year, saying Jenner's trademark application would "bring on confusion for both the celebrities and their brands." 

In a letter to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Minogue's lawyers said the office shouldn't grant the trademark, describing Jenner as "a secondary reality television personality," the Daily Mail UK reported

Instead, the lawyers argued that Minogue, who they described as an "internationally-renowned performing artist" should be able to secure the trademark. 

Minogue's lawyers further argued that Jenner's social media activity could tarnish the 48-year-old pop star's already established brand. 

In 2015, Jenner drew criticism for posing in a wheelchair for a magazine shoot. 

The legal battle win comes just as Minogue announced her split from fiance Josh Sasse.

"Thank you now for your love and understanding with the news that Josh and I have decided to go our separate ways," she wrote on Instagram last Friday. "We wish only the best for each other as we venture towards new horizons." 

WENN contributed to this report. 

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