A very important part of Mr. Koziol’s practice involves preparing trademark and patents searches and advising clients regarding the results.  Mr. Koziol’s legal opinions help his clients make informed decisions about their intellectual property strategy and their exposure to the competition. 



Common opinions relate to novelty, infringement/non-infringement, validity/invalidity, freedom to market, and trademark clearance searches.   These opinions are used by clients in making business decisions as to which intellectual property to pursue, litigation strategies, market analysis, and the value of IP that is the subject of an acquisition or sale.