Sister Sledge Alleges Ex-Member Performing As 'Impostor'

Law360, New York (July 3, 2013, 8:13 PM EDT) -- Soul group Sister Sledge hit former member Kathy Sledge Lightfoot with a lawsuit Tuesday alleging she has misused the group's trademarked name as a “vehicle” for her solo career, performing as Sister Sledge and misrepresenting to third parties that her three singing sisters have retired.

The trademark infringement suit, which was filed in Arizona federal court, indicated some family disharmony in the group founded by Kathy Sledge and her older sisters Kim, Debbie and Joni that is best known for the smash 1979 dance hit “We...
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Case Information

Case Title

Sister Sledge LLC v. Lightfoot et al

Case Number




Nature of Suit

Property Rights: Trademark


David G Campbell

Date Filed

July 2, 2013


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