At Michael Buck IP, our Trade Marks Attorneys assist international clients with the protection and enforcement of their trademarks in Australia and New Zealand.

We assist international clients not only to register a trademark but also with trademark clearance, filing, prosecution and enforcement. We are also experienced in appearing for international clients in Opposition and Removal proceedings, before the Australian and New Zealand Trade Marks Offices.


Madrid Protocol

Our Trade Marks Attorneys are able to represent international clients who have received Examination Reports in relation to their international applications designating Australia.


We will provide practical and commercial advice regarding how to best overcome the objections under Australian law. Our expertise focuses on presenting legal argument, preparing and filing evidence and advising applicants regarding the best strategy for securing trademarks  in Australia and New Zealand.


Power of Attorney

We do not require a Power of Attorney, or any other form, to be executed by the trade mark applicant, in order for us to represent an international applicant in Australia.


To learn more about Australian and New Zealand practice in relation to trade marks, we have compiled some information which will be of help to you. Please click on the links below.


Australian Trade Marks Filing Requirements and Processes


New Zealand Trade Marks Filing Requirements and Process


Please contact us directly on +61 3369 2226 or regarding the best strategy for securing trademarks in Australia and New Zealand.


Contact Michael Buck, Principal

Contact Geraldine Rimmer, Senior Associate

Contact Kellie Jukkola, Associate


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