Recognition & Awards

beaton2020 logo

WINNER: beaton’s Best Specialist IP & Related Services Firm (<$20m revenue)


In 2020 Michael Buck IP was the winner of the coveted Beaton Research + Consulting Client Choice Award in the category for boutique intellectual property firms. Beaton Research + Consulting is a highly regarded firm based in Melbourne which has run the awards for 15 years.  Over sixty of our clients took the time to complete Beaton’s comprehensive survey. 


Here are some of the comments we received that went towards our firm winning the award:  


“Nothing is ever too hard for the team at MBIP and they are a very reliable partner. We have given MBIP some detailed patent applications with very short notice and they have always achieved the challenge and surpassed expectations.”

An Australian patent client


“Great people, very helpful, they go above and beyond to assist.”

A Brisbane based patent and trade marks client


“As a new consultancy it was hard to navigate the trademarking landscape. Our associate at MBIP helped us work out a best fit solution. Their advice was timely and helped us to determine the best path for our IP needs.”

A Brisbane based trade marks client


“Their service is swift, thorough and they are very pleasant to deal with all around.”

A Victorian patent client


“From the first telephone call they conveyed a very clear and professional approach towards my enquiry. This gave me complete confidence (having already contacted several other like businesses) to go forward with MBIP (Michael Buck). The work carried out by them was very extensive and thorough and completed on time. I look forward to continuing and building our business association with further project developments.”

A Queensland based patent client


“Made the process so easy and the guidance was extremely valuable.”

A Queensland based patent client


RECOMMENDED: World Trademark Review’s WTR1000


In 2020 Michael Buck IP was included on the 2020 World Trademark Review’s WTR1000 list of top Australian firms for trade mark prosecution and strategy.


Our Geraldine Rimmer, Senior Associate was ranked and recognised as an individual practitioner for trade mark prosecution and strategy.


Great feedback from our clients:

“Armed with broad and deep experience in Australia and internationally, the firm effectively navigates clients through trademark issues to provide substantial value add. The timely and practical advice is also easy to comprehend. Geraldine Rimmer is astute and trustworthy and offers same-day turnaround on enquiries.”

wtr1000Geraldine Rimmer WTR1000 B&W










RANKED: Managing IP’s IP STARS 2020/21


Michael Buck, Principal has been recognised as a Patent Star in Managing IP’s IP STARS 2020/21 guide to the world’s leading IP law firms and practitioners. 


Translate »