Abby Minns

Abby Minns


Abby is a senior lawyer specialising in intellectual property matters. She has over 12 years’ experience at the highly regarded IP firms, Bird & Bird and Osborne Clarke. Having obtained a first class honours degree in biochemistry she initially focused on advising clients in the pharmaceutical and life sciences sectors, but she has significant experience across a number of industries, including digital media, communications and electronics.

Abby’s expertise covers a wide range of IP rights, including copyright, trade marks, database rights and patents. Her science background enables her to grasp new technologies quickly and understand the application of the relevant IP rights to that technology.

She is an experienced IP litigator and has broad experience working on patent, trade mark, copyright and database right litigation. She also provides strategic advice in connection with the protection and exploitation of clients’ IP assets such as advising on brand management issues or advising on patent portfolios.

Abby joined Avery Law in 2020.

Areas of Specialism

  • advising on intellectual property rights
  • patent, trademark, design rights and copyright disputes and litigation
  • trademark portfolio management
  • database right infringement