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Recent articles by Patrick:

Down but Not Out, Gerry Graf Still Believes ‘Creativity Sells a Ton of Shit’

As his agency, Barton F. Graf, winds down, he still stands behind bold ideas and saying no to clients. → Read More

TBWA Picks Up Global Creative and Brand Duties for Semiconductor Giant AMD

The client powers popular products by Samsung and Sony, among others. → Read More

Why Fearless Girl Is at the Center of a Custody Battle Between Sculptor and Client

The investment firm that sponsored the statue and artist Kristen Visbal dispute who owns the copyright. → Read More

Leo Burnett Promotes Jordan Doucette to Lead Creative Team in Chicago Headquarters

She succeeds Britt Nolan, who recently went to Omnicom DDB. → Read More

ICE Prison Contractor Accuses Edelman of Bowing to Political Pressure in Resigning Account

The Geo Group defends its business in the wake of what it describes as ‘politically motivated attacks.’ → Read More

Facing Employee Backlash and Potential PR Fallout, Edelman Stopped Working With ICE Prison Contractor

Geo Group hired the firm to address ‘factually inaccurate portrayal of our facilities,’ according to sources. → Read More

The FBI Visited WPP Media Network GroupM to Investigate a Cyberattack

Incident described as a failed hacking attempt. → Read More

McDonald’s Reviews Its U.S. Agency Model and Adds Wieden + Kennedy N.Y. to Roster

The indie shop will handle a major U.S. brand project, sources say. → Read More

Read the Memo From Facebook’s Marketing Chief to Agency Partners Regarding Record $5 Billion FTC Fine

Carolyn Everson outlines actions that will ‘continue to strengthen us as a company’ in her note. → Read More

Vape Brand Juul Hires Red Bull, Beats Marketer as First Head of Creative to Refine Its Messaging

The company currently faces multiple FDA investigations. → Read More

Omnicom’s DDB Names New Global and North American Creative Leadership

Ari Weiss and Britt Nolan take on the roles. → Read More

The US Army Will Eliminate the Majority of Its Internal Marketing Department

Reduction follows an audit and agency review that sent the business to DDB. → Read More

WPP’s Grey Names First Global Chief Marketing Officer

Cory Berger joins the agency from Pereira O’Dell, where he was managing director. → Read More

Bowflex Looks to Redefine Its Brand as Home Fitness Category Heats Up

Nautilus has chosen Fig as its first creative agency of record. → Read More

Ogilvy Leadership Confronts Staff Concerns Over Customs and Border Protection Contract

Chairman and CEO John Seifert defended the agency’s work for the client in an internal email. → Read More

Publicis CEO Claims Epsilon Deal Will Give His Network An Advantage Over Consultancies Like Accenture

‘We’re not here to tell you we have the best data,’ says Arthur Sadoun. → Read More

The Gap Names Johannes Leonardo as Lead Creative Agency

It’s the company’s first AOR since 2012. → Read More

Pepsi Sends Mountain Dew Account to TBWA After 46 Years With BBDO

The decision followed a closed Omnicom review. → Read More

Former Creative Director Sues Omnicom and TracyLocke, Alleging Sexual Harassment, Wrongful Termination

Karen Dunbar calls agency ‘the most blatantly sexist place I have ever worked.’ → Read More

How Much Do Ad Agencies Spend on Awards Shows Every Year, Exactly?

Big networks can easily shell out $1M-plus for Cannes alone, sources say. → Read More