Semie Mosley was an outstanding luthier and guitar designer, but he was not a good businessman. Subsequently he was taken advantage of and did not have money to hire attorneys to sue for patent infringement.
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There are a couple of interesting facts resulted from the sale of Unicord to Korg. Merson founder, Bernie Mersky quit after the Gulf and Western takeover.
In 1988 the Matsumoku factory in Japan was destroyed by fire which shut down manufacturing for good.
In 1992 Korg acquired the Vox musical instrument company from it’s parent Rose Morris Music of the U.K. and manufacturing shifted to the Far East.
As of last year, 2010, Marshall ended its relationship with Korg USA and now distributes its own amplifiers.