Abby Minns

Consultant Partner
Recent Work

Abby is a senior intellectual property specialist with expertise across all key IP rights.
A former biochemist, she is fully conversant with patents and is greatly experienced in patent litigation across the life sciences and pharmaceutical sectors. In addition to contentious patent matters, she also works with corporate teams during investment, divestment and collaborations, advising on patent due diligence ahead of a transaction.

Abby has deep trade mark knowledge and has managed trade mark portfolios, as well as IPO and EUIPO actions and high court litigation proceedings. She also provides day-to-day trade mark, copyright and brand protection advice to clients across a full range of sectors.

Abby trained and qualified at Bird & Bird.

In her spare time, Abby enjoys running, the theatre, and spending time with her young family.

*Abby Minns is a Consultant at Acuity Law working on a self-employed basis*

  • Patent litigation
  • Patent due diligence
  • Trade mark proceedings
  • Patent and trade mark portfolio management
  • Trade mark
  • Copyright
  • Brand protection
  • Advising on complex patent litigation and brand protection strategies
  • Providing strategic IP and business development advice to clients
  • Guiding a care home franchise on brand protection and strategic IP agreements
  • Assisting a visual effects training company with vital business changes, including partner
    negotiations and policy implementations for IP protection
  • The Intellectual Property Team is ranked Tier 2 by The Legal 500
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