14 Jul 2020 in GuitarAnother day, another Gibson legal case. This time the guitar giant is going after Collings Guitars. Gibson is contesting the headstock shape and believes it is too similar to its own designs.
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14 Mar 2020 in GuitarHeritage Guitars announces on Instagram that it's made a "defensive" legal filing against Gibson, alleging a "campaign of harassment", presumably over copyrights.
28 Jan 2020 in GuitarGibson CMO Cesar Gueikian admits that the controversial Play Authentic YouTube video featuring Mark Agnesi was his idea - seven months after it created a tsunami-sized backlash.
11 Jan 2020 in GuitarThe era of flares, sideburns and hard rock was a time when Gibson rocked the world - the new Original Collection Classic V and Explorer models look set to take us back for more!
29 Oct 2019 in GuitarYou can now wrap your beloved smartphone in a case with either AAA Curly Hawaii Koa, Indian Rosewood or Santos Rosewood with a classic Gibson logo on the back.
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...
04 Oct 2019 in GuitarMessrs Mark Agnesi and Marcus King discuss a brand new ES-345 signature model during a backstage interview at the Eric Clapton Crossroads festival. You can also get a sneak preview of the prototype!
28 Sep 2019 in GuitarGibson has pulled all its official videos from YouTube worldwide, while rumours are flying that Mark Agnesi has been let go from the company as well. What is going on at Gibson?
01 Aug 2019 in GuitarA video has surfaced online of Gibson destroying hundreds of Firebird X guitars using a digger and it essentially shows just how bad the quality control at the company can be. Even the company's official ...
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.
21 Jun 2019 in GuitarImages that are almost too bizarre to be true (!) have popped up on the net - showing a Behringer-branded single cut guitar with a built-in synth! Couldn't be someone having a laugh, could it?
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?
14 Jun 2019 in GuitarGibson goes on the offensive against copyright infringement, with a stark warning to luthiers copying its designs in a new YouTube video entitled, "Play Authentic". And it's, well, a bit odd.