Members of En Vogue Battle Over Legal Rights to Group's Name
Black Enterprise Magazine September/October 2018 Issue

en vogue smilingTwo of the original members of female group, En Vogue, won a lawsuit against their former bandmates over the legal rights of the group’s name, according to TMZ.

A judge granted Cindy Herron and Terry Ellis the exclusive right to use the name “En Vogue” while performing and touring after a long legal battle with former bandmates Maxine Jones and Dawn Robinson.

Herron and Ellis reportedly sued Jones and Robinson for the name and $1 million in damages in 2012, claiming the two did not own the LLC and illegally toured using the name after the group broke up. The judge awarded Herron and Ellis the right to the name, but said the two failed to prove damages.

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Gerren Keith Gaynor (@MrGerrenalist) is a freelance journalist based in New York City. He has been published in the New York Times, ESSENCE magazine, EBONY.com, New York Amsterdam News, Loop21.com and Newsone.com. Gaynor received his master degree in Journalism from Columbia University and his bachelor's in English from Morehouse College.


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