Shocking news in the entertainment world again! Monday morning TMZ released that, Pop Star, Rihanna is currently suing her own father!nj Although we are not brand new to "Ri-Ri" making headlines, this legal matter is a little more serious than her usual shenanigans. Sources say that Rihanna's father, Ronald Fenty, and a business partner used the very popular "Fenty" name to start up his own business. Ronald has made millions using the trademark and has even scheduled multiple appearances for Rihanna without her knowledge, estimating a payout of $15 million. Rihanna will be suing for damages and has asked that the judge place an injunction on her father using the "Fenty" brand.
Trademarking is the easiest way to protect your trade name. Your trade name is your name and it carries weight, as it represents your company and the most important aspect when it comes to your image.This is why it must be protected or you will be in the media all the time apologizing for actions taken in your name, but not with your permission. So make sure you swing by the USPTO website to trademark your name and Logo.