Will Fender Sue Fender?

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  1. BatUtilityBelt

    BatUtilityBelt Well-Known Member

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    Saw this on the GC Used site today:
    New Telecaster Shape.jpg

    So apparently Fender will probably have to sue Fender. The question is whether it would be over misuse of the Telecaster name or exact copy of the Stratocaster shape without attribution, perhaps to confuse the consumer. :unsure:
     
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    Law suit bump
     
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    Gibson might sue! :)
     
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    You're right! It looks a lot like a Gibson Jimi Hendrix Signature!
     
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    No one should get sued, but a number of GC employees should be shot for their incompetence and their bodies should hang in the break room for months so they may serve as a warning to others.

    Or perhaps a stern talking to about carelessness.
     
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    Hey, at least they listed it as left handed and not a right handed Hendrix model.
     
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    If it were a right-handed Hendrix model it would just have a reverse headstock, and everything else would be right-handed.
     
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    Now GC is just messing with me. This used listing is obviously a Gibson Jimi Hendrix Signature model, not a Les Paul.
    Screen Shot 2019-07-09 at 10.40.48 AM.png
     
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    Well, they got the “used” and “electric guitar” parts correct. That’s 3 out of 10 words in the description that were actually representative of the guitar. Normally that would be a complete fail, but if we grade the Guitar Center employees on a curve against each other, 30% is a solid C+.
     
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    Is Kurt working there now?
     
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    If I had a nickel for every blatantly inaccurate GC Used listing I've seen... well... I'd have more money than I do now!
     
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    After John Fogerty was sued for plagiarizing his own song, I'll believe anything. It's a crazy world we live in.
     
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    GC Used site just keeps making me laugh. Check out the description on this Gibson... Screen Shot 2019-07-11 at 3.33.22 PM.png
     
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    I only buy trash that is in good condition.
     
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