Ultravision International, a world-leading innovator, manufacturer and distributor of LED displays and LED lighting, today announced and welcomed Daniel O’Brien as General Counsel, charged with managing a variety of legal issues pertinent to Ultravision’s business operations, technology and intellectual property issues.
“Dan brings a wealth of experience to the Ultravision team, particularly with litigation as it applies to the multifaceted industry of LED technologies,” said William Hall, CEO and co-founder of Ultravision International. “In this position, Dan will use his expertise to help protect our patented assets and guide our company’s growth efforts.”
O’Brien joins Ultravision after practicing law for ten years at the international law firm Jones Day, where he managed legal teams that handled complex litigation and transactional matters for leading U.S. and international technology companies. O’Brien began his legal career at McAndrews, Held & Malloy, a boutique intellectual property law firm in Chicago, at which he worked on behalf of clients faced with patent infringement issues.
“I’m honored to be joining the Ultravision team as the company maintains its path of significant growth in an industry of evolving technologies, many of which have been developed and patented by Ultravision’s own team of innovators,” said O’Brien. “I look forward to working with Bill Hall and his team of experts in the LED display and lighting industries as they continue to research, develop, and manufacture products that are 100 percent Made in America.”
With a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, O’Brien received his Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois College of Law. In his spare time, he volunteers and co-chairs the Dallas Bar Association LegalLine Committee, which is responsible for recruiting volunteer attorneys to provide anonymous, free legal advice via a telephone hotline service.