Geoffrey Oliver is partner at Jones Day (Washington). His practice focuses on antitrust matters, with emphasis on government merger and conduct investigations and on litigation and counseling with respect to matters involving antitrust and patent law. He counsels high-tech and manufacturing companies in the computer, semiconductor, consumer electronics, satellite, defense, pharmaceutical, health care, and medical devices industries. Mr. Oliver co-coordinates the firm’s practice involving application of antitrust law to issues involving intellectual property. From 1998 to 2007, Mr. Oliver held various positions in the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Competition, including Assistant Director responsible for the Anticompetitive Practices Division. During his tenure at the FTC, he supervised numerous nonpublic investigations and litigated cases in both the FTC’s Part III administrative proceedings and federal court. He was lead counsel on In re Rambus Inc. and played substantial roles on litigation teams for In re Hoechst Marion Roussel, Inc. et al., In re Intel Corp., and FTC v. Tenet Healthcare Corp. In addition to his enforcement responsibilities at the FTC, he participated in various policy initiatives involving standard-setting, intellectual property, and other issues. Before joining the FTC, Mr. Oliver spent ten years in private practice in Washington, D.C. and Brussels, Belgium. Mr. Oliver has written on antitrust enforcement topics and has spoken on antitrust and intellectual property issues in the United States and abroad. He currently serves on the board of editors of the ABA’s Antitrust magazine.