The Black Eyed Peas producer took to Twitter yesterday evening to tell everyone that he is not suing Pharrell for supposed copyright violation over the phrase 'I am.’
Will.i.am took to his personal account to deny the allegations and to promote his charity work:
Despite Will’s social media claims, a court document that Rolling Stone obtained states otherwise: “registration of the mark… is likely to dilute the I AM mark and the WILL.I.AM mark.”
Additionally, in a statement made today, Will.i.am's attorney Ken Hertz said that the two have "discussed the matter for several months." Apparently their battle began all the way back in December. As you will see in the tweets above. Will does use 'I AM' for a number of his businesses, including his charity work.
Knowing that, his tweets seem a bit passive aggresive.