R&B singer The Weeknd wants some respek and protection placed on his name. The crooner has reportedly filed documents to block a person’s attempt of trademarking his “Starboy” alias.

According to reports, Weeknd is going head to head with a man named Eymun Talasazan who has a knack of trying to trademark popular names.

According to the docs, obtained by TMZ, Eymun is just trying to hitch his star to Abel’s success — which is why he filed his “Starboy” trademark, for use on TV projects, AFTER Weeknd’s 2016 hit single and album by the same name. And get this … 11 days after Weeknd and Marvel Comics announced a “Starboy” comic book — Eymun filed another trademark for comic books. Abel’s lawyers say the guy’s M.O. is clear — he’s previously filed perfectly timed trademarks for “Straight Outta Bombton” and “Runnin’ Through the 6” … riding the coattails of the NWA movie and Drake. (TMZ)

Earlier in the week, Migos’ Offset saluted Weeknd’s new My Dear Melancholy album release.

A few hours prior, NBA superstar LeBron James shared footage of himself turning up to the new Friday release.

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Heading into the weekend, The Weeknd released a couple new music videos exclusively through streaming giant Spotify.