The Dean USA Leslie West Tattered N Torn Thoroughbred TBZ signature model is part of a limited run of 50 guitars, all aged by John Cruz.
Is the Megadeth frontman switching over to Gibson? According to rumours, we may see a new Dave Mustaine Gibson signature model sometime in the future.
Heritage Guitars announces on Instagram that it's made a "defensive" legal filing against Gibson, alleging a "campaign of harassment", presumably over copyrights.
Kiesel Guitars is the latest manufacturer to recieve a 'cease and desist' letter from Gibson's lawyers. Jeff Kiesel goes online to share why he thinks Gibson will lose.
An interview with Mark Agnesi of Gibson Guitars! Expecting a frank exchange about "Play Authentic"? Don't. But Mr Agnesi does hint at interesting times for Epiphone...
Gibson has announced the first boutique guitar companies to sign on for their Authorized Partnership Program. Could this be the beginning of a new era?
James “JC” Curleigh and the team at Gibson HQ are moving out of the outskirts and into Cummins Station in Downtown Nashville. I wonder if Mark Agnesi will have a corner office?
Potentially boutique builders may only be able to build a certain amount of those Gibson authentic guitar shapes, but will have to pay a royalty or license for the privilege to do so.
Armadillo is accusing Gibson of threatening dealers that are selling Dean and Luna guitars with legal action. They are also making a counterclaim against the Flying V, Explorer and ES-335 body shape trademarks.
Gibson has now officially responded to the whole trademark infringement case with Dean Guitars and you can read the full statement here.
Gibson has lost their Flying V trademark case in European courts. The court has stated that the US company just waited far too long to act.
Gibson is taking its anti-counterfeiting efforts to the next level, launching a web page for the public to report potential copyright infringements. But who is the target of this new initiative?