will.i.am Denies Lawsuit With Pharrell

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will.i.am is taking back previous claims that he is suing Pharrell Williams‘ “i am OTHER” brand. A lawyer for the Black-Eyed Peas singer insists that there is “misinformation” surrounding the alleged lawsuit in which he said Pharrell’s i am OTHER is “confusingly similar” to will.i.am’s trademarked phrase “I AM.”

In a statement provided to Rolling Stone, will.i.am’s attorney Ken Hertz says will.i.am. isn’t suing Pharrell. Instead it’s a “run-of-the-mill trademark procedure in order to “defend trademarks that have been registered and that [will.i.am] has used widely and continuously for many years.”

And will.i.am also tweeted out a series of messages stating that “i.am not suing @Pharrell & I NEVER WAS.”

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