Thursday 21 September 2017

Will: No law suit against Pharrell

Will.i.am has denied he has launched a law suit against Pharrell Williams
Will.i.am has denied he has launched a law suit against Pharrell Williams

Will.i.am has insisted he isn't suing Pharrell Williams over logo confusion.

The Voice mentor and Black Eyed Peas star was thought to be filing a law suit against Pharrell according to Rolling Stone who said they had seen the court documents.

It was thought the spat was over Pharrell's use of the phrase "i am OTHER" in his branding which was similar to will's "I AM" mark.

But Will tweeted: "i.am not suing @Pharrell and I never was... what i.am doing is #iamangel TRANS4Ming inner cities with #STEAM tools... http://www.iamangelfoundation.org."

He also tweeted: "i.am not suing @Pharrell & I NEVER WAS.. What i.am doing is... #iamSCHOLARSHIP sending kids to school debt free. go2 http://www.iamANGELfoundation.org."

Pharrell, who sings on the Daft Punk hit Get Lucky, had told Rolling Stone: "I am disappointed that Will, a fellow artist, would file a case against me. I am someone who likes to talk things out and, in fact, I attempted to do just that on many occasions.

"I am surprised in how this is being handled and I am confident that Will's trademark claims will ultimately be found to be as meritless and ridiculous as I [find them]."

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