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Glenn F. Ostrager, Partner

Glenn F. Ostrager is a founding partner of the boutique intellectual property law firm Ostrager Chong Flaherty & Broitman P.C. in New York City. He has experience litigating patents in the fields of telecommunications, textile and nonwovens, and electronics Mr. Ostrager has also has been counsel in numerous trademark and copyright cases. Areas of concentration also include licensing of technology and trademark properties.

Mr. Ostrager represented the defendant Theflyonthewall.com in the 2011 Second Circuit decision in Barclays Capital Inc. v. Theflyonthewall.com, Inc., which addressed the law of “hot news” misappropriation and preemption under the Copyright Act.

Mr. Ostrager received his B.A. from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, and his J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law. He is admitted to practice law in the States of New York and Connecticut, U.S. District Courts, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, U.S. Courts of Appeal, Second, Seventh and Federal Circuits, and is a registered patent attorney with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Recent Publications:

“BARCLAYS CAPITAL v. THEFLYONTHEWALL.COM: The Second Circuit Reaffirms the ‘Narrow’ Scope of A Non-Preempted INS-Type ‘Hot-News’ Misappropriation Claim” (April 12, 2012, OCFB News)

Recent Speaking Engagements:

“Hot News – Hot New Doctrine or Yesterday’s News?” Panelist, New York Intellectual Property Law Association CLE Luncheon (New York, NY — April 12, 2012)

“Should the Law Save Journalism?” Panelist, Ohio State Bar Association Law and Media Conference 2011, Workshop A (Columbus, OH – October 14, 2011)

Practice Area

Patent, Trademark, Copyright and Unfair Competition Law

Bar Admissions

State of New York (1978)

Connecticut (1981)

U.S. District Courts:

Southern & Eastern Districts of New York

District of Connecticut

U.S. Courts of Appeal, Second, Seventh, Ninth & Federal Circuits


J.D., St. John's University School of Law (1977

B.A., Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn; State University of New York at Stony Brook (1974)