Timothy D. Ardizzone Ph.D.

Timothy D. Ardizzone Ph.D.

Cincinnati, Ohio

Dr. Timothy D. Ardizzone, Ph.D. is a Partner in the firm's Biotech Practice Group. Tim works in all phases of the firm's practice. His representative technical areas, among others, include: biology, pharmaceuticals, chemistry, genomics, neurotherapeutics, neurology, anatomy and physiology.

Previously, Tim served as an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Anatomy and Physiology at the University of Cincinnati, Department of Biological Sciences, and also as a Research Scientist at the University of Cincinnati, Department of Neurology and Neurosciences. Additionally, Tim has served in the Army National Guard and is a recipient of the National Defense Medal and the Army Commendation Medal. Tim resides in Ft. Thomas, Kentucky, with wife, Trudie McAdams, and their daughter.

Areas of Practice

  • Biotech
  • Chemicals/Materials Science
  • Diagnostic Processes
  • Medical Devices

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 2007
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio


  • University of Cincinnati College of Law, Cincinnati, Ohio
    • J.D. - 2007
    • Honors: Edmund P. Wood Law Scholarship
    • Honors: Robert W. Kershner Scholarship
    • Honors: College of Law Honors Scholarship
    • Honors: Dean’s List
    • Honors: Secretary of the Intellectual Property Legal Society
    • Law Review: University of Cincinnati Law Review, Articles Editor
  • Louisiana State University
    • Ph.D. in Pharmacology and Therapeutics - 2001
  • Tulane University
    • B.S. in Cellular and Molecular Biology - 1996

Published Works

  • Ardizzone, T. D., Zhan, X., Ander, B. P., and Sharp, F. R. Src Kinase Inhibition Improves Acute Outcomes After Experimental Intracerebral Hemorrhage. Stroke, 38:1621, 2007
  • Ardizzone, T. D. Comment: The FDA: Advocate or Regulator of the Pharmaceutical Industry? The Attempted Preemption by the FDA of State Tort Claims for Failure to Warn on Pharmaceutical Labeling. U. Cin. L. Rev., 75:3, 2007
  • Lu, A., Tang, Y., Ran, R., Ardizzone, T. D., Wagner, K. R., and Sharp, F. R. Brain genomics of intracerebral hemorrhage. J. Cereb. Blood Flow Metab., 26:230, 2005
  • Ardizzone, T. D., Lu, A., Wagner, K. R., Tang, Y., Ran, R., and Sharp, F. R. Glutamate receptor blockade attenuates glucose hypermetabolism in perihematomal brain after experimental intracerebral hemorrhage in rat. Stroke. 35:2587, 2004
  • Sharp, F. R., Ran, R., Lu, A., Tang, Y., Strauss, K. I., Glass, T., Ardizzone, T., and Bernaudin, M. Hypoxic preconditioning protects against ischemic brain injury. J. Am. Soc. Exp. Neurotherapeutics. 1:26, 2004
  • Wagner, K. R., Sharp, F. R., Ardizzone, T., Lu, A., and Clark, J. Heme and iron metabolism: Role in cerebral hemorrhage. J. Cereb. Bld. Flow Metab. 23:629, 2003
  • Dwyer, D. S. and Ardizzone, T. D. Mimicry of dimerization by synthetic peptides designed to target homologous regions of proteins. Proteomics. 3:317, 2003
  • Dwyer, D. S., Ardizzone, T. D., and Bradley, R. J. Psychotropic drugs affect glucose transport and the expression of glucose transporter (GLUT) proteins in neuronal cells. Int. Rev. Neurobiol. 51:503, 2002
  • Ardizzone, T.D. and Dwyer, D.S. Inhibition of neuronal glucose transport by calcium channel antagonists. Rec. Res. Develop. Neurochem. 5:103, 2002
  • Ardizzone, T. D., Bradley, R. J., and Dwyer, D. S. Calcium-independent inhibition of glucose transport in PC12 and L6 cells by calcium-channel blockers. Am. J. Physiol. 283:C579, 2002
  • Ardizzone, T. D., Bradley, R. J., Freeman III, A. M., and Dwyer, D. S. Inhibition of glucose transport in PC12 cells by the atypical antipsychotic drugs risperidone and clozapine, and structural analogues of clozapine. Brain Res. 923:82, 2001
  • Ardizzone, T. D., Pharmacological Regulation of Glucose Transport in PC12 Cells, Ph.D. Dissertation, Louisiana State University, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 2001, 2001

Representative Clients

  • UC
  • OU
  • OSU
  • U of L


  • CBA IP Litigation Group presentation, Differing standards for patentability and infringement of product-by-process claims, November, 2009
  • CBA IP Litigation Group presentation, The Myriad Case: The Supreme Court’s Attempt to Clarify Patentable Subject Matter, July, 2013

Honors and Awards

  • Ohio Super Lawyers®, Ohio Rising Stars, 2016 - 2017

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • CincyIP

Pro Bono Activities

  • President of the Board of the Science and Engineering Fair of Northern Kentucky (SEFNK)
  • Member of the Board of Directors for CincyIP