Sister Sledge Settles Trademark Row With Former Member

Law360, New York (February 19, 2014, 11:41 AM EST) -- Members of the soul group Sister Sledge on Tuesday reached an agreement to settle a suit accusing former member Kathy Sledge Lightfoot of misusing the band's name as a means of furthering her own solo career, leading an Arizona federal judge to dismiss the case.

U.S. District Judge David G. Campbell tossed the suit shortly after Sister Sledge and Kathy Sledge notified the court that a settlement had been reached. The band, which is best known for its 1979 hit "We Are Family," had accused Kathy...
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