DC Comics is trying prevent Rihanna from trademarking her first name, Robyn. The singer, who was born Robyn Rihanna Fenty, is reportedly set to launch her own magazine using her birth name. However, DC Comics says it’s too similar to their Batman character Robin.
DC Comic’s complaint argues that Rihanna’s proposed magazine would be “identical and/or highly related” to DC’s existing trademarks, suggesting that it “is likely to cause confusion, cause mistake, or to deceive the public”, with it argued that consumers “are likely to be deceived into falsely believing” that there’s a connection between the two products.
We think Rihanna would look better in Robin’s costume, but that’s just our opinion.
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