Contrary to the popular impression the phrase "I am Guam"" does not belong to the Guam Visitors Bureau. On Dec. 3 2008 the phrase and four logo designs were registered as trademarks with the Guam Department of Revenue and Taxation by Malia Polendey-Scott and her husband Stephen J. Scott the president/chief executive officer and vice president respectively of Shades of Paradise LLC. The Scotts had no idea that the phrase would surface in relation to the GVB's Jan. 28 launch of its $300 000 branding campaign . . .
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