Legal Awards 2018

15 APAC / 2018 Legal Awards , Supporting a range of creative clients and businesses, Michael Buck IP a boutique Patent and Trade Mark Attorney firm specialising in the areas of patents, trademarks and designs. Its staff draw on their wealth of knowledge to provide clients with expert support and advise, as Andy highlights in his opening comments. “Supporting clients across both patents and trade marks, we operate two key teams, both of which draw on vast industry experience to support their clients. As a privately-owned boutique firm, we are agile and are able to provide tailored services for small to medium sized enterprises. Our patent attorneys specialise in the areas of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, mining and metallurgy related technologies, computer science, software, telecommunications, materials science and chemistry. “Additionally, our trade mark attorneys are experts at assisting small and medium sized businesses serving a diversity of clients including multinational corporations, wineries, cosmetic companies, car manufacturers, food and beverage manufacturers, medical appliance developers and also a variety of local businesses.” Working with clients on protecting truly revolutionary solutions is what makes this area LG180013 Best Trade Mark Law Firm – Queensland & Patent Attorney of the Year - Queensland Michael Buck IP is an independent, Queensland owned and operated patent and trademark attorney firm, based in Brisbane Australia. Andy Mukherji provides us with an insight into the firm and how it came to win this prestigious award thanks to its commitment to excellence and strong legal industry expertise. of law so rewarding for the team at Michael Buck IP, as Andy is keen to showcase. “Fundamentally, the most rewarding aspect of working in a specialist IP firm is to see our clients leverage their registered IP for succeeding in the marketplace. Many of our patent clients are developing cutting edge technology and it is a great privilege to witness the continued success and growth of our clients.” This dedication is what marks the firm out from its competitors. Over recent years, many Australian IP firms have listed themselves on the stock market in order to grow, which has led to many being owned by the same holding companies. This has reduced the choice available to clients, but, as Andy explains, Michal Buck IP remains independent and committed to providing quality support and service to its valued clientele. “As some observers of the Australian patent and trade mark attorney profession might be aware, the public listing of Australian patent attorney firms by way of consolidation and amalgamation of smaller firms has lead to a lot uncertainty among attorneys in the profession. As a result, many associates and senior associates who used to work at Australia top 10 IP firms have seen their prospects for progression evaporate and our firm has greatly benefitted from some of these attorneys who have recently joined Michael Buck IP.” “As an independent IP firm, we strive to be different from the listed firms and our focus remains on our clients and not on the share price of the holding company. Our highly qualified team combined with our personalised and responsive service sets us apart from other firms in the industry and gives us an edge over our competitors.” Looking to the future, Andy foresees even greater success for Michael Buck IP as the firm seeks to build upon its current success and continue to offer its clients the same impeccable service that they have come to rely on. “As part of our ongoing drive towards excellence, moving forward we are trying to improve the way in which our firm interacts with our clients especially some of our larger institutional and corporate clients corporate to make ongoing correspondence and data management more client friendly and efficient.” Company: Michael Buck IP Contact: Andy Mukherji Address: P.O. Box 78, Red Hill, Queensland, 4059, Australia Phone: 0061 7 3389 2226 Website: