Ben Anger is a litigation partner in our San Diego office.
Mr. Anger has a broad intellectual property litigation practice, having handled cases involving utility patents, design patents, trademarks, trade dress, copyrights, unfair competition, and breach of contract throughout California and nationwide. Mr. Anger 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.
He has worked on a diverse range of matters involving medical devices, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, consumer products, and sports equipment.
Mr. Anger has handled matters for a diverse array of clients, including Becton Dickinson, Smith & Nephew, Edwards Life Sciences, Lupin Pharmaceuticals, and Malibu Boats. Mr. Anger’s clients range from small, fast-growth companies to international corporations with billions of dollars of market share and extensive IP portfolios.
Mr. Anger is a registered patent attorney. Though his practice now focuses on dispute resolution, he has extensive experience in patent prosecution, having obtained numerous patents for clients in various technology areas. He also has extensive experience in conducting and defending IP due diligence.
Prior to joining the firm in 2009, Mr. Anger 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.
Prior to law school, Mr. Anger worked for the consulting firms Accenture and CGI, developing and implementing large-scale enterprise computer systems for the private sector and government clients.
William & Mary School of Law, J.D.
University of Utah, B.S., Chemical Engineering
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
Aesthetic & Cosmetic Biotechnology
Research Tools & Reagents
Synthetic Biology & Nanotechnology
Chemical, Industrial & Materials
Automation & Robotics
Building Products & Materials
Concrete & Aggregates
Construction & Home Improvement
Cosmetics & Personal Care Products
Fuel Cells & Batteries
HVAC & Passive Ventilation
Oil & Gas
Pool & Spa
Consumer Products & Services
Aesthetics & Personal Care Products
Food & Beverage
Restaurants & Hospitality
Sporting Goods & Recreation
Bioenergy & Biofuels
Drinking Water Treatment
Energy Efficient Technologies
Green Building & Construction
Remediation & Bioremediation
Medical Devices & Procedures
Aesthetics & Implants
AI & Machine Learning
Annulus & Nucleus Repair
Biocompatible Polymers & Coatings
Catheters & Probes
Chronic Total Occlusions
Deep Venous Thrombosis
Dermatology & Aesthetics
Drug Eluting & Drug Delivery Devices
Ear, Nose, & Throat
Embolic Protection & Clot Retrieving
Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occlusion
Medical Informatics & Software Systems
Stents, Valves, & Delivery Systems
Trans Septal Crossing
Transcatheter & Surgical Aortic, Mitral & Tricuspid Valve Replacement
Research Tools & Reagents
Inter Partes Review (IPR)
IP Transactions and Agreements
Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) Litigation
PostGrant Review (PGR)
Trademark and Brand Protection Litigation
Unfair Competition Litigation
- Named to the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch guide, which “recognizes lawyers who are earlier in their careers for their outstanding professional excellence in private practice”, for Patent Litigation (2024)
- 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.
- American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
- Licensing Executive Society, San Diego Chapter, Sponsorship Chair (2015)
- San Diego Intellectual Property Law Association