Claire Marie Ochse, an attorney in DWT's litigation group, specializes in intellectual property and media law.
Claire has a broad understanding of how media, advertising, technology, and privacy laws intersect, with a focus on copyright regulations and free speech. She has counseled clients on contract disputes, settlements, and other litigation matters while fiercely protecting their rights during copyright infringement and idea theft disputes.
Before joining the firm, Claire advised a Big 5 publishing house and provided litigation advice for both a mass media multinational, covering news, sports, film, and production issues, as well as a boutique media and entertainment firm. She also drafted papers for the U.S. Copyright Office and has experience with trademark applications.
Admitted to Practice
New York, 2022
J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 2021
- Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award
- Law Merit Scholarship
- Symposium Editor, Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law Journal
- President, Fordham Media and Entertainment Law Society
- Co-President, Fordham Press Law Society
- Research Assistant, Neuroscience and Law Center
- Samuelson-Glushko Intellectual Property and Information Law Clinic
B.S., Biology, College of William & Mary, 2014
- Litigation Law Clerk, NBCUniversal Media, New York, 2021-2022
- Pro Bono Attorney, Kids in Need of Defense (KIND), 2022
- Law Clerk, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. Copyright Office, Washington, D.C., 2021
- Summer Intern, Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard LLP, New York, 2020
- Judicial Extern, Hon. Justice Andrea Masley, New York State Supreme Court, Commercial Division, New York, 2020
- Legal Intern, Macmillan Publishers, New York, 2019