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Gibson Guitar Corporation Company News

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:00:20 GMT
Corrections and clarifications  -  The Guardian
To clarify: Les Paul was one of several pioneers of the solid-body electric guitar, but it was the Gibson Guitar Corporation which mass-produced the instrument that bears his name; the Gibson Les Paul was launched in 1952, two years after Fender's ...
Fri, 17 Jun 2016 06:11:39 GMT
$12M renovation planned for Kalamazoo guitar factory  -  Washington Times
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) - A $12 million renovation planned for a historic guitar factory in Kalamazoo will include a beer garden, a bar or restaurant and observation areas. The Kalamazoo Gazette (http://bit.ly/1Yvbkmw ) reports that a commercial real ...
Thu, 16 Jun 2016 16:30:49 GMT
$12 million Heritage Guitar building renovation includes beer garden, restaurant  -  MLive.com
KALAMAZOO, MI — A big renovation is planned for a landmark building that has been a part of Kalamazoo's history since 1917. The building that houses Heritage Guitar Inc. at 225 Parsons St. will undergo a $12 million renovation with developers PlazaCorp.
Fri, 13 May 2016 15:20:37 GMT

First Les Paul 'Burst Comes to Carter Vintage Guitars  -  Grateful Web
“The original owner, who still lives in Memphis, sent us photos with the serial number, 8 3087,” said Walter Carter, proprietor of Carter Vintage and former historian for Gibson Guitar Corp. “I had found an entry twenty years ago in Gibson's shipping ...
Mon, 02 May 2016 02:24:59 GMT

Kalamazoo guitar company strikes a new chord  -  The Detroit News
He also said the new owners want to maintain the landmark, 99-year-old smokestack of the facility, which was the original factory of Gibson Guitar Corp. The building's brick smoke stack continues to bear the Gibson name. Word that PlazaCorp planned to ...
Thu, 14 Apr 2016 11:15:03 GMT
Heritage Guitar's old-school production to get new-wave marketing push  -  MLive.com
He also said the new owners want to maintain the landmark, 99-year-old smokestack of the facility, which was the original factory of Gibson Guitar Corp. The building's brick smoke stack continues to bear the Gibson name. Word that PlazaCorp planned to ...
Sat, 20 Feb 2016 03:27:47 GMT
9th Circ. Revives Spongebob TM Row But Viacom Off Hook  -  Law360 (subscription)
A three-judge Ninth Circuit panel said the lower court properly dismissed Gibson Guitar Corp.'s claims against Viacom International Inc. for contributory infringement, saying Gibson didn't allege Viacom had the required amount of control over U.K ...
Fri, 05 Feb 2016 02:56:08 GMT
SpongeBob Ukulele Puts Viacom On IP Hook, 9th Circ. Told  -  Law360 (subscription)
Law360, Los Angeles (February 4, 2016, 9:55 PM EST) -- Gibson Guitar Corp. on Thursday urged the Ninth Circuit to revive its suit alleging Viacom infringed its “Flying V” trademark with a SpongeBob SquarePants ukulele, arguing the alleged infringement ...
Tue, 25 Aug 2015 20:14:28 GMT

Gibson Guitar building sells to out-of-state investor  -  Nashville Business Journal (blog)
An out-of-state investor paid $3.3 million to own the Nashville building where Gibson Guitar Corp. produces high-end custom guitars and mandolins. Holladay Properties had renovated the building for Gibson, and decided that now — amid Nashville's real ...
Tue, 19 May 2015 16:01:21 GMT

BB King, Lucille and Gibson: The origins of a lifelong partnership  -  Los Angeles Times
Henry Juszkiewicz, chief executive of Nashville-based Gibson Guitar Corp., said the association with King has been a boon for the company and its image. “We've acquired a bit of his halo,” Juszkiewicz said in an interview with the Los Angeles Times.