Pop star Rihanna is suing her father for allegedly violating her trademark through the use of her final identify with out her permission. In a lawsuit filed in federal court docket in California, Rihanna, whose full identify is Robyn Rihanna Fenty, claims her father Ronald Fenty and his enterprise accomplice Moses Joktan Perkins are misusing the Fenty identify for their very own enterprise endeavors. 

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The singer trademarked the identify in 2014 for her profitable Fenty Magnificence line. 

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Rihanna attends the Fenty Magnificence by Rihanna Anniversary Occasion on October 3, 2018 in Sydney, Australia. 

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The lawsuit alleges Ronald Fenty created an organization referred to as Fenty Leisure “in a fraudulent effort to solicit tens of millions of {dollars} from unsuspecting third events in trade for false promise that they had been licensed to behave on Rihanna’s behalf, and/or that Rihanna would carry out at varied areas all through the world.” The singer’s attorneys wrote that Rihanna’s firms don’t have any affiliation along with her father’s enterprise. 

Rihanna claims her father and his co-defendants accepted a deal for her to carry out 15 exhibits in Latin America for $15 million, in addition to further exhibits within the U.S. for $400,000, all with out her permission. 

The lawsuit says Ronald Fenty additionally tried to trademark the Fenty identify with the U.S. Guardian and Trademark workplace in 2018, however was turned down. 

Rihanna’s authorized staff repeatedly despatched cease-and-desist orders to her father previous to the lawsuit, all of which they mentioned had been ignored. She has requested an injunction in opposition to her father to cease utilizing the Fenty identify, in addition to unspecified damages. 

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