King & Spalding assists its energy clients with the development and strategic planning needed to handle patent and trademark prosecution and intellectual property litigation matters that stretch across country borders and continents, providing a consistent and thorough worldwide protection and enforcement strategy. The firm specializes in navigating the ever-evolving legal intricacies of information technology and e-commerce transactions in the energy sector. The firm regularly advises energy clients regarding the following:
King & Spalding also works with clients to initiate strategies and written policies to protect their corporate network systems and other information technologies. The group counsels clients on establishing policies in such areas as the storage of electronic data, network security and employee access to confidential materials. Clients regularly turn to King & Spalding for assistance with developing policies concerning confidentiality, noncompetes, intellectual property ownership and strategies for protecting valuable property.