Bryan J. Mechell is a trial lawyer and registered patent attorney with experience in complex patent litigation. He focuses on new and cutting-edge technologies in order to help large companies, small businesses, and inventors assess and protect the value of their intellectual property.
Bryan regularly represents clients as both plaintiffs and defendants in various phases of litigation—including trial proceedings conducted by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board—and has experience identifying and implementing strategies to clearly and persuasively present complex legal and technical issues in order to drive business-oriented solutions.
Bryan has completed coursework in quantum physics, advanced mathematics, chemistry, and computer science, and is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Bryan is committed to pro bono representation and has obtained asylum for Tibetan monks who have been imprisoned and repeatedly tortured after demonstrating against the government.
In the community, Bryan sits on the Executive Board of Directors of the Minnesota Chorale – the Principal Chorus of the Minnesota Orchestra and one of the foremost professional choruses in the United States – where he supports the Chorale’s mission of fostering and deepening community through its outreach initiatives and educational activities.
Bryan is also an active tenor soloist, recently volunteering his time as the lead role in a seven-night stage production of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” that raised funds for individuals with developmental disabilities.
Bryan attended the University of Minnesota where he completed the Lower Division Institute of Technology Honors Program and graduated magna cum laude with a degree in Political Science and Physics minor. Bryan graduated from the George Washington University Law School where he was a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) Quarterly Journal.
Bryan was a Judicial Intern to the Honorable Ann D. Montgomery, U.S. District Court, Minnesota and an Intern at the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Trademark Division.
- The George Washington University Law School, J.D.
- University of Minnesota, B.A.
- District of Columbia
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
- U.S. District Court, Colorado
- U.S. District Court, Minnesota
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
- American Bar Association
- Federal Bar Association
- American Intellectual Property Law Association
- Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association
- Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO): Software & Business Methods Committee Member
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