|The BGR Energy team is engaged in the debate that swirls around energy policy on Capitol Hill and increasingly involves non-traditional energy and environmental organizations. We possess the industry expertise and knowledge of the government process to advocate our clients’ public policy goals successfully.
At a time when the price of crude oil has risen to over $150 a barrel and then dropped to below $50 a barrel in the space of one year, energy and our global economy are inextricably tied for at least a generation. Policy makers in Washington and around the world are about to embark on crafting new high-profile energy and environmental policy, which will impact every sector of our economy.
Just as telecommunications and technology know no borders, BGR’s experience and record of success for our telecommunications and technology clients is without boundaries. BGR represents many of the world’s leading telecommunications and technology providers before the U.S. House of Representatives, Senate, and Executive Branch. Our backgrounds in private-sector business, technology, and government telecommunications policy help to explain our recent successes, including winning recent regulatory approval of the largest U.S. telecommunications merger, helping to secure the passage of legislation pertaining to Customer Proprietary Network Information, and facilitating a client’s needs at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration at the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Intellectual property is America’s most important export, and international piracy is robbing American companies and workers of their creativity and livelihood. Whether refereeing patent disputes between companies or defending the performance rights of song writers, BGR has years of experience on the international battleground of intellectual property.