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.
- Named a 2016-2018 "San Diego Rising Star" by Super Lawyers magazine for his work in intellectual property litigation.
- Named to the San Diego Business Journal (SDBJ) 2015 "Best of the Bar" list.
GDPR: Ready for the EU's New Data Privacy Law? What You Need to Know, Knobbe Martens Firm Alert (January 2018)
Is Your Organization Ready for the New EU Data Privacy Rules? In The House (January 2017)
Where Plaintiffs Are Filing Suit Post - TC Heartland, Law360 (July 7, 2017)
Knobbe Martens PTAB Blog
Knobbe Martens Litigation Blog
SAP AMERICA, INC. v. INVESTPIC LLC (May 2018)
IN RE: BIGCOMMERCE, INC. (May 2018)
Hologic, Inc. v. Smith & Nephew, Inc. (Mar 2018)
NALCO COMPANY v. CHEM-MOD, LLC (Feb 2018)
THE MEDICINES COMPANY v. HOSPIRA, INC. (Feb 2018)