Michael Buck

Australia and New Zealand

Principal, Patent and Trade Mark Attorney

Michael BuckMichael Buck has been a registered Australian patent and trade mark attorney since 1998. He holds degrees in Engineering (Electrical) and Arts (Philosophy & Mathematics) from The University of Queensland and a Masters of Legal Studies (IP) from the University of Technology Sydney.

 

After graduation Michael initially worked as a computer programmer on parametric CAD applications before taking a position with an electronic communications engineering company.

 

In the period 1994 to 1996 Michael was sole patents officer with international medical electronics company, Cochlear Limited. Subsequently he undertook studies for registration as a patent and trade mark attorney during three years of employment with Watermark patent and trade mark attorneys in their Sydney office.

 

Michael is one of a very small number of Australian patent attorneys to have passed all of the final Patent Attorney Standards Board admission examinations simultaneously and on first attempt.

 

From 2001 to 2008, Michael was a partner of the Brisbane firm of Eagar & Buck.

 

Michael’s clients enjoy the benefit of his experience, gained from serving a wide variety of clients ranging from individuals and small businesses to University commercialization departments and multinational corporations.

Example Patents originally drafted by Michael:

US 10,575,751 – Method and apparatus for determining sleep states

US 10,566,875 – Hydrokinetic power generator

US 10,180,397 – Laser system for imaging and materials analysis

US 10,177,549 – Interconnection and insulation module for busbars

US 10,098,569 – Method and Apparatus for Processing Patient Sounds

US 9,863,164 – Awning Arm for a Camper Trailer

US 9,844,842 – Scaffolding Clip and Applicator

US 9,842,425 – System and Method for Rendering Three-Dimensional Scenes

US 9,670,642 – Coupler for Coupling Attachments to Excavation Machines

US 8,880,207 – Multi-Parametric Analysis of Snore Sounds for the Community Screening of Sleep Apnea with Non-Gaussianity Index

US 8,636,312 – Lifting hook with backstop

US 8,480,145 – Vertical bore coil lifting apparatus

US 8,194,875 – Communication Apparatus and Helmet

US 8,009,094 – Method for Producing Wavefronts at a Desired Angle

US 7,876,838 – Low Complexity Multi-Channel Modulation Method and Apparatus

US 7,831,527 – Feature Reduction Method of Decision Machines

US 7,702,898 – Method for Authenticating and Verifying SMS Communications

US 6,839,193 – Method and Apparatus for Determining Read-to-Write Head Offset of a Disk Drive

US 6,377,075 – High Voltage Protection Circuit on Standard CMOS Process

US 6,205,360 – Apparatus and Method for Automatically Determining Stimulation Parameters

WO/2021/016675 IMPROVEMENTS TO ARTICLES OF FOOTWEAR

WO/2020/243794 A POSITION TRACKING SYSTEM FOR A VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT

WO/2020/223769 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ESTIMATING TENSION IN A BOLT OR STUD

WO/2020/124148 AUTOMATED UPDATING OF GEOLOGICAL MODEL BOUNDARIES FOR IMPROVED ORE EXTRACTION

WO/2020/087128 SOLAR FARM FAULT DETECTION AND DIAGNOSIS

WO/2020/077396 HYDRAULIC TENSIONING AND RELEASE TOOL FOR EXPANSION FASTENERS

WO/2020/019039 A METHOD FOR SECURE HANDLING OF GENE SEQUENCES

WO/2019/173868 PRESSURE APPLICATOR ASSEMBLY FOR EXERCISE AND REHABILITATION

WO/2019/157567 A DIRECTIONAL FLAT-PANEL ANTENNA

WO/2019/113641 IMPROVEMENTS TO INCONTINENCE ASSISTANCE APPLIANCES AND GARMENTS

WO/2019/018881 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR SEEDED GROWTH MEDIA

WO/2019/014718 MULTIPLE OBSERVER IMPROVEMENT FOR A VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT

WO/2019/000041 IMPROVEMENTS TO FITTING ORTHOKERATOLOGY LENSES

WO/2018/223196 IMPROVEMENTS TO ARTIFICIALLY INTELLIGENT AGENTS

WO/2018/176088 APPARATUS FOR ARRANGING STEEL REINFORCEMENT PRIOR TO A CONCRETE POUR

WO/2018/141016 IMPROVEMENTS TO MONITORING AND CONTROL OF REMOTE LIGHTING SITES

WO/2018/112534 IMPROVEMENTS TO POWER OUTLETS FOR BENCHES

WO/2018/053604 A METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR AUTOMATIC DISEASE STATE DIAGNOSIS

WO/2018/032061 AN IMPROVED ALARM OPERATOR ASSIST METHOD AND ASSEMBLY

WO/2017/214667 BOAT WITH RETRACTABLE WHEELS

WO/2017/205913 AN IMPROVED APPARATUS FOR HANGING DOORS

WO/2017/161421 IMPROVEMENTS TO REFRIGERATOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY

WO/2016/141407 AN IMPROVED HIGH TORQUE TRANSMISSION

WO/2016/065401 AN IMPROVED COMPUTER SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR USER NAVIGATION IN A VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT

WO/2016/019410 AN INTERCONNECTION AND INSULATION MODULE FOR BUSBARS

WO/2015/106313 A TRANSFORMER WITH IMPROVED HEAT DISSIPATION

WO/2015/089569 AN ASSURED INTEGRITY CONTAINER

WO/2014/197926 A STABILIZED PLATFORM FOR A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION LINK

WO/2014/113838 AN IMPROVED LIGHTING ASSEMBLY FOR INTENSIVE PLANT CULTIVATION

WO/2014/094047 A METHOD FOR EFFICENT STREAMING OF OCTREE DATA FOR ACCESS

WO/2013/166551 A SURFACE COMPOSITION AND METHOD OF APPLICATION THEREOF

WO/2012/006688 EXTRACTING ENERGY FROM FLOWING FLUIDS

WO/2011/094813 A REMOTELY OPERABLE VEHICLE COMPARTMENT LOCK

WO/2011/014915 A TORSION CUSHIONING SPROCKET

WO/2010/130002 A FLUID DRIVEN PUMP

WO/2007/062470 A METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DETECTING ENGINE KNOCK

WO/2006/089339 METHOD OF JOINING CLAD METALS AND VESSEL PRODUCED THEREBY

WO/2006/063395 FEATURE REDUCTION METHOD FOR DECISION MACHINES

WO/2006/050568 A SURGE PROTECTION DEVICE

WO/2006/000060 A METHOD AND SOFTWARE PRODUCT FOR ESTABLISHING INFORMED CONSENT

WO/2005/103472 ENGINE OPTIMISATION METHOD AND APPARATUS

WO/2005/076243 LANGUAGE TEACHING METHOD

WO/2005/043450 IMPROVED SUPPORT VECTOR MACHINE

WO/2005/031241 TURBULENT FLOW HEAT EXCHANGER

WO/2005/022078 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PRECISION MEASUREMENT OF PHASE SHIFTS

WO/2005/020402 INTEGRATED ELECTRONIC DISCONNECTING CIRCUITS METHODS, AND SYSTEMS

WO/2004/100329 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DETECTING FREQUENCY CHANGE OF ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION

WO/2004/034544A PROTECTION DEVICE FOR PREVENTING THE FLOW OF UNDESIRABLE DIFFERENTIAL MODE TRANSIENTS

WO/2004/023914 COMMUNICATION APPARATUS AND HELMET

WO/2004/006408A PROTECTION AND INDICATION APPARATUS

WO/2003/096615 METHOD FOR AUTHENTICATING AND VERIFYING SMS COMMUNICATIONS

 

 

 

 

Managing IP – IPSTARS
Rating: Patent star 2020/21
Jurisdictions: Australia

 

Qualifications

B.A. (Maths, Phil) Univ. Qld

B.Eng. (Elec) Univ. Qld

Master of Legal Studies(IP) UTS

Regd Patent Attorney AU

Regd Trademark Attorney AU

Regd Patent Attorney NZ

Professional Associations

Licensing Executive Society ANZ

Member of Licensing Executive Society ANZ

Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle’s (FICPI) logo

Member of the Australian Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI)

Logo of the Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys Australia

Fellow of the Institute of Patent and Trademark Attorneys

The Intellectual Property Society of Australia & New Zealand Inc logo

Member of Intellectual Property Society ANZ

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