Topic: OPEN

The 3 Reasons Why Infiniti Picked Crispin

Marketing chief Vincent Gillet explains his thinking

Crispin Porter + Bogusky's culture, experience and energy distinguished the agency in Infiniti's just-completed global creative review, which culminated with the hiring of Crispin as the brand's new lead global agency. In…

AmEx's Open Concludes Creative Search

Account shifts after 5 years at CP+B

American Express has selected Wieden + Kennedy to handle creative responsibilities on the financial giant's Open subsidiary. The selection follows a review in which the other finalists were Ogilvy & Mather,…

Shops Reply to American Express Open RFP

Boston consultancy Pile + Co. is managing search

The creative review for American Express' Open is in the early stages, with replies to the company's request for proposals due back this week. Media spending on the brand exceeded $36…

SOPA Halted in the House

Fight over bills now turns to Senate

The controversial Stop Online Piracy Act has been stopped dead in its tracks in the House. Until there is broader consensus among the lawmakers about legislation that would crack down…

Rep. Smith to Remove Controversial Provision From SOPA

Smith's move signals debate over piracy bills shifting

The debate over how to crack down on foreign Web sites that steal U.S. content or sell counterfeit goods took yet another turn late Friday. Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas), chairman…

Leahy Plans Amendment to Controversial Piracy Bill

Wyden responds he will still filibuster proposal

It looks like the aggressive campaign spearheaded by Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., to change the course of debate in Congress over how to stop foreign…