Adelaide Leitzel, Ph.D.

Patent Agent Cincinnati
Contact Info


Adelaide is a registered patent agent, holds a Ph.D. in genetics and molecular biology from the University of North Carolina and received her undergraduate degree in biology and history from Davidson College in Davidson, North Carolina. She has extensive experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications for inventions from diverse areas including genetics, transgenic animals, immunology, bacteriology, cardiology, nephrology, pulmonology, diagnostic methods, transgenic plants, plant pathology, and plant development. Her research recently was published in the journal Yeast. Dr. Leitzel is a registered patent agent with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. She practices in the area of Patent Prosecution with a focus on Life Sciences. 

All Service Areas


  • University of North Carolina
  • Davidson College (B.S. Biology)


  • Federal - United States Patent and Trademark Office

Speeches and Publications

  • Presenter, "The Patent Prosecution Landscape: Addressing Domestic and Global Trends," The Knowledge Group CLE webinar, Feb. 21, 2019
  • Co-author, "Is CRISPR Treat Worth Two Licenses?" les Nouvelles, the Journal of the Licensing Executives Society International, Mar. 2018
  • Presenter, "Patent Protection for Pharma and Biotechnology in 2018," The Knowledge Group CLE webinar, Jan. 26, 2018
  • Presenter, "Effective Tools & Techniques to Minimize Section 101 Rejection in a Patent Prosecution Minefield," The Knowledge Group CLE webinar, Oct. 4, 2017