Gibson Guitar Corp. Sued For Trademark Infringement

Law360, New York (January 8, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Kaman Music Corp. has slapped Gibson Guitar Corp. with a lawsuit, claiming the Nashville, Tenn.-based musical instrument maker struck a foul note by illegally copying Kaman’s trademarks to tap into Kaman’s customer base and trade on the good will associated with Kaman’s products.

Kaman filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut on Thursday, accusing Gibson of violating the Lanham Act by infringing on federally registered trademarks and engaging in unfair competition. The charges in the four-count complaint also include common law...
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