Zap! Pow! Bang! In a legal dust up between one of the world's biggest superhero sidekicks and a major pop star, D.C. Comics is opposing Rihanna's attempt to trademark her given name. In an effort to bring more product lines under her umbrella -ella -ella, the singer has filed for trademark protection for her given name, Robyn.
The comic book company claims that the trademarked name could cause confusion with Batman's sidekick, Robin. D.C. Comics holds the trademark for Robin in relation to action figures and comics, according to Inside Counsel.