WTR 1000: World’s Leading Trade Mark Firms and Individual Practitioners

Buchanan Law Firm 

Award – World Trademark Review 1000, 2021


Buchanan Law Firm of Melbourne, Australia has again been recognised in the 2021 edition of the World Trademark Review 1000 (WTR 1000) rankings of the world’s leading trademark professionals. The listing recognises Buchanan Law Firm’s expertise and reputation in the field of trademark prosecution and strategy.

The publication also ranked our director, Scott Buchanan, in the silver band for trademark prosecution and strategy work.  The silver band denotes individuals described as “eminent” and as “having attracted extensive feedback and being renowned for their top-end work”.

The WTR writes:

Independent outfit Buchanan Law has the legal, technical and commercial expertise that keeps rights’ holders coming back again and again. “Scott Buchanan and his team stand out as a specialist IP firm and for their depth of experience when it comes to trademarks. Their thorough investigations, professionalism and attention to detail are commendable. Additionally, Scott’s pragmatic approach, as well as his understanding of what is important to each business and its commercial objectives, brings about outstanding results for the client.”

Scott Buchanan writes:

Our listing in the 2021 edition of WTR 1000 is testament to our values of being approachable and accessible in the delivery of top-tier service.  More importantly, this listing again recognises the excellent outcomes we regularly achieve for a pre-eminent client base who entrust their important trade mark work with our firm. To our clients and referrers – thank you! 


World Trademark Review 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals is an annual guide published by World Trademark Review honouring the top law firms and lawyers working on trademark prosecution and enforcement matters across over 80 key jurisdictions. In compiling the rankings, WTR 1000 researchers consider information provided from law firms on their work over the past year, insight from other legal professionals and client input. More information on the methodology behind WTR 1000 is available through the World Trademark Review website.​​​