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I am the one and only, tells Pharrell Williams

By | Published on Thursday 27 June 2013 is suing Pharrell Williams for using the phrase ‘I am’ in the name of his media company I Am Other. According to Rolling Stone, Will’s grievance is that Williams might put the name of his company on t-shirts and then people might get confused about whether it has something to do with his I Am clothing brand. Well, I’m confused.

In legal papers,’s lawyers said: “The registration of the [new] mark … is likely to dilute the I Am mark and the mark”.

Williams 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 [the courts will ultimately think that] Will’s trademark claims are as meritless and ridiculous as I do”.