Faaez Samadi
Jul 4, 2018

4As Malaysia slams brands over 'unethical' pitch practices

Agency association takes stand against claims of clients demanding ownership of agency pitch ideas.

The Association of Accredited Advertising Agents 4As Malaysia has issued a strong statement berating brands that are engaging in what it calls “unethical and unfair” practices during the pitch process.

Specifically, the body has called out the “alarming number” of reports it has received from agencies that clients are “demanding the ownership of intellectual property in terms of ideas, plans and work product described in the RFPs regardless of which agency wins the pitch”....

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