Knobbe/Martens: Intellectual Property Law

Benjamin Anger

Partner

At a Glance

  • J.D. William & Mary School of Law
  • B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Utah

  • State Bar of California
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of Tennessee
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Professional Profile 

Ben Anger's practice is primarily focused on patent litigation, with deep experience in pharmaceutical and medical device litigation. Ben also has experience drafting and prosecuting patents in technologies such as medical devices, display technologies, microfluidic systems, software, e-commerce, optics, process engineering, biofuels, and mechanical systems.

Ben is a member of many pharmaceutical litigation teams at Knobbe Martens, whose Hatch-Waxman litigation practice is "highly recommended" by Managing IP magazine. He has practiced extensively in the area of pharmaceutical litigation, and is well versed in the Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) process and the complexities of litigation involving pharmaceuticals under the Hatch-Waxman Act.

Ben is very active in Knobbe Martens' Inter Partes Review practice.  He has led team efforts in Inter Partes Review in the life sciences, chemistry, and medical devices industries.  

Prior to joining the firm in 2009, Ben graduated from William & Mary Law School where he served in leadership positions in the school’s Intellectual Property Law Association. He also externed with the Honorable James E. Bradberry, Magistrate Judge, United States District Court, Eastern District of Virginia and served as the Contracts Teaching Assistant during his third year of law school. 

Prior to law school, Ben worked for the multi-national consulting companies, Accenture and CGI, developing and implementing large-scale enterprise computer systems.  Representative projects involved stream-lining the State of California purchasing workflow and helping to design the system architecture for the State of California Child Support computer system.

Education

  • William & Mary School of Law (J.D. 2009)
  • University of Utah (B.S. Chemical Engineering 2000)
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