Bryn Mendenhall is a patent agent in Sterne Kessler’s Electronics Practice Group, where she assists in patent preparation and prosecution. Her technical areas of expertise include bioinformatics, machine learning, deep learning, genetics, and computer algorithms.

Prior to joining Sterne Kessler, Bryn was a research assistant at Brigham Young University, focusing her research in cancer at the transcriptomic and proteomic level. She led a project that used machine learning to predict clinical outcomes of cancer patients using protein and RNA levels. She also worked in collaboration with the Simmons Center for Cancer Research and New York University to develop deep learning methods to classify molecular subtypes of tumor cell biopsy images. She developed an advanced course for teaching Cancer Bioinformatics, including topics such as copy number variations, protein domain structures, and gene enrichment, while also creating an encryption python package for instantaneous grading.

Bryn received her B.S. in bioinformatics with a minor in computer science from Brigham Young University.


  • B.S., Bioinformatics, Brigham Young University


  • United States Patent & Trademark Office

Languages Spoken

  • Swedish