J. Anthony Chavez
Exxon Mobil Corporation
Primary Areas of Practice: Antitrust, information technology, technology licensing, and international transactions.
Law School: Stanford Law School
Work History: ExxonMobil Corp. 1981 - present (except 1986 - 1990), Associate General Counsel, Sybron Corp., (1986 - 1988), and Associate General Counsel, Crown Equip. Corp. (1989 - 1990).
Professional Memberships: American Bar Association (Sections of Antitrust and International Law) and the Houston Bar Association.
He currently serves as Vice-Chair, Technology Resources ABA Antitrust Section (2008 -present). Previously, he served as Vice Chair, Section Listserv (2007), member of the Long Range Planning Committee of the ABA Antitrust Section (2006-present); Vice Chair of the Sherman Act Section 2 Committee of the Antitrust Section (2003-2006), Vice Chair of the Intellectual Property Committee (2000-2003), Vice Chair of the Corporate Counseling Committee (1998-2000), member of an Antitrust Section working group which drafted comments on the European Commission's discussion paper on the application of Article 82 to exclusionary abuses (2005-2006), member of an Antitrust Section Task Force which drafted comments on the Standards Development Organization Advancement Act of 2003 (2003), and member of ABA Task Force (Sections of Antitrust Law, International Law and Practice, and Intellectual Property Law) which drafted comments on the European Commission's Evaluation Report on the Transfer of Technology Block Exemption Regulation No. 240/96; Technology Transfer Agreements Under Article 81 (2002).
In addition, for the Antitrust and Trade Regulation Section of the Houston Bar Association, he served as Chair (1997-1998); Vice Chair (1996-1997); Secretary/Treasurer (1995-1996); and Council Member (1993-1995). He also served as Chair of the Standard Setting Committee of the Intellectual Property Owners Association (2001-2002).
He is admitted to practice before the bars of the States of California (1981), New York (1986), and Texas (1982), the United States Supreme Court (1986), and the United States District Courts for the Central (1983), Northern (1982), and Southern (1982) Districts of California; the Southern (1982), Western (1983), and Northern (1991) Districts of Texas; and the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York (both 1986).