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REGISTERED PATENT & TRADE MARK ATTORNEYS

Who Are We?

Michael Buck IP
Independent Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys Based in Brisbane

Michael Buck IP (MBIP) consists of highly experienced attorneys, who have assisted both local and overseas companies with their trade mark and patent portfolios.
In addition to assisting local clients, we work closely with foreign attorneys to navigate the vast domain of Australian IP law, and to enforce and defend clients’ IP rights around the world.
We specialise in complex patent matters and our drafting skills are reflected by the fact that MBIP is consistently listed among the top 10 filers of Australian provisional patent applications.

OUR SERVICES

PATENTS

Australian & International

Apart from the more common filing jurisdictions of the USA, New Zealand, Europe, Japan and China, we’ve also provided patent attorney services to our local clients seeking IP protection in less common filing countries.

TRADE MARKS

Australian & International

Our services include the professional preparation of applications for trade mark registration. We can assist you in overcoming examination objections to secure trade mark registration in Australia, New Zealand and overseas.

DESIGN REGISTRATIONS

Australian & International

A Certificate of Design Registration is a legal document which includes representations of a design and confers a right to exclude others from applying the design to an article nominated in the Certificate for a maximum period of ten years.

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Why Choose Us?

Beaton Consulting’s Client Choice
Winner 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023 & 2024

Best Specialist IP Firm (boutique category)

OUR TEAM

Michael Buck IP is an independent, Queensland owned and operated patent and trade mark attorney firm, with our Head Office based in Brisbane, Australia. We help creative people and businesses.

HOW WE WORK

Our work starts with a simple phone call or email enquiry. We discuss your objectives and IP protection requirements from our patent and trade mark attorneys.

Latest Updates

To keep up to date with what is happening at MBIP as well as news relating to Australian and New Zealand Patents, Trade Marks and Designs, check out our Blog Articles below, or please follow us on LinkedIn.
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“Hands off my patent!”: Preventing the wrongful grant of a patent to non-entitled Applicants

Our fourth article of the series exploring patent ownership and entitlement, follows on from our previous articles that have discussed how (i) patent ownership is distinct from the concept of entitlement, (ii) how entitlement disputes between joint applicants may be resolved and (iii) how eligible persons can seek to apply for a determination on entitlement under the Patents Act (“the Act”). The present article presents further considerations on what can

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What People Say About Us?

Made the process so easy and the guidance was extremely valuable.
David Brims
VTEX Industries Pty Ltd
I have been using the team at Michael Buck IP for several years. During this time I have always found them to be very knowledgeable and the service is always prompt. Would have no hesitation in recommending Michael Buck IP to any future customers.
Tim Clifton
Western Roofing, Ipswich

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