The Weeknd files paperwork to protect his Starboy title from being trademarked ...

The Weeknd released his new album My Dear Melancholy on Wednesday.

And instead of celebrating, the singer will be busy with litigation as he has filed a motion to stop the title of his song Starboy from being trademarked on Sunday.

According to documents obtained by TMZ, Eymun Talasazan is attempting 'to use the Starboy title on various TV projects', after The Weeknd's 2016 hit single by the same name.

Filing paperwork: The Weeknd has filed a motion to stop the title of his song Starboy from being trademarked on Sunday; (pictured September)

Filing paperwork: The Weeknd has filed a motion to stop the title of his song Starboy from being trademarked on Sunday; (pictured September)

Lawyers for The Weeknd - birth name Abel Makkonen Tesfaye - argue that Talasazan 'is just trying to hitch his star to Abel's success.'

The Weeknd - birth name Abel Makkonen Tesfaye - also announced a Starbook comic book and Talasazan 'filed another trademark for comic books 11 days after.'

Talasazan previously filed timely trademarks for 'Straight Outta Bombton and Runnin' Through the 6 ... riding the coattails of the NWA movie and Drake.'

Meanwhile, the pop star released his third studio

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