Dr. Christian Anger joined FECHNER in 2019. He advises and represents clients in matters of copyright, trademark and unfair competition law as well as neighboring areas of law, including personality rights and data protection law. In these areas he serves a diverse client base; it includes various players in the advertising industry such as advertising and communications agencies as well as publishers, start-ups and creative individuals.
Christian pursued legal and complementary economics studies at the University of Bayreuth. Ever since, he follows his interest in legal issues concerning innovation, creativity and technical matters: He focused on intellectual property and unfair competition law. Having finished his First State Exam he worked in the intellectual property and technology practice of a leading international law firm as a research assistant. He then worked for Prof. Dr. iur. Dipl. Biol. Herbert Zech (Chair of Intellectual Property Law and Life Sciences Law) at the University of Basel while writing his Ph.D. thesis. During his legal traineeship at the Hanseatic Higher District Court of Hamburg, he clerked, amongst others, at the Regional Court of Hamburg (chamber for international private law, unfair competition and patent law), the German Patent and Trademark Office in Munich, a well-known law firm specialized in trademark and unfair competition law in Hamburg, and a pharmaceutical company based in Basel, Switzerland.
Christan holds the degree „Wirtschaftsjurist (Univ. Bayreuth)“ for completing his economics studies. He is a member of the German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property e.V. (GRUR) and the German Association for Law and Informatics e.V. (DGRI). He speaks German and English.