Gov. Cuomo Warns Kardashian: Statue of Liberty Logo on Her T-Shirt Could Violate Copyright Laws

May 21, 2013 - 11:35 AM

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FILE - In this March 23, 2013 file photo, Khloe Kardashian arrives at the 26th annual Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards, in Los Angeles. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo sent a letter to Khloe Kardashian's informing the reality star that the logo on her T-shirt line may be violating copyright law. Her T-shirt line resembles the logo of a New York farm program. The state's design has an image of the Statue of Liberty above crop rows, encircled by the words “Pride of New York.” (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's sent a letter to Khloe Kardashian informing the reality star the logo on her T-shirt line may be violating copyright law.

The governor confirmed his administration sent what he called a "pro forma" letter advising Kardashian that her T-shirt line resembles the logo of a New York farm program.

The state's design has an image of the Statue of Liberty above crop rows, encircled by the words "Pride of New York."

Kardashian's shirt contains the Statue of Liberty image and crop rows and, in font similar to the New York logo, the words: "Rich Soil New York."