20 Feb in GuitarKiesel 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.
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30 Jan in GuitarCheck out these new Epiphone "Inspired by Gibson" guitars! We have all the specs on the new Epiphone electric range including a new headstock shape, new finishes and both classic and modern designs.
11 Jan in GuitarThe Gibson Original Collection and Modern Collection. It's going to be a crunch year for Gibson, a chance to prove its commitment to quality, vintage authenticity and consistency.
24 Oct 2019 in GuitarGibson has lost its Firebird guitar body shape trademark across the EU after a legal decision that echoes a previous one stripping Gibson of its Flying V trademark. Ouch.
07 Oct 2019 in GuitarAn 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...
Summer NAMM 2019: Gibson partners with Banker Custom Guitars, Echopark Guitars and Jimmy Wallace Guitars
18 Jul 2019 in GuitarGibson has announced the first boutique guitar companies to sign on for their Authorized Partnership Program. Could this be the beginning of a new era?
16 Jul 2019 in GuitarJames “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?
15 Jul 2019 in GuitarPotentially 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.
10 Jul 2019 in GuitarArmadillo 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.
01 Jul 2019 in GuitarGibson has now officially responded to the whole trademark infringement case with Dean Guitars and you can read the full statement here.
20 Jun 2019 in GuitarDean Guitars CEO Evan Rubinson has gone on record defending his company's guitars, saying that Gibson’s claims are without merit. This could be the beginning of a bruising legal battle.
20 Jun 2019 in GuitarThat was quick! Gibson follows through with its threat to take legal action on companies it says infringe on its copyrights - the first company is Dean Guitars! Will this be the first of many?
30 May 2019 in GuitarBurls Art fast becoming a social media star thanks to his DIY guitar designs - his latest creation has a body made 100% from coloured epoxy resin and takes his work into new directions.