Dale J. Davis ’04 was recently promoted to Senior Counsel – Intellectual Property for GE Energy’s Thermal business which is valued at roughly $40 Billion USD. His role includes ownership for all IP matters and a wide-array of complex legal and technical issues, global IP transactions and global mergers and acquisitions. He is also an accomplished GE inventor holding three patents related to the reduction of carbon emissions and power plant efficiency. Additionally, Davis is an appointed member of the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO). Upon graduation Davis was an IP Associate with Moore & Van Allen in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. He became IP counsel for GE Energy in 2006.