Lauren Bass


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Lauren Bass brings a background in entertainment and media to BakerHostetler. She has worked with studios and producers on talent and production deals and counseled clients on how to protect their intellectual property. Lauren currently works with the Emerging Technology, Intellectual Property, and Advertising, Marketing and Digital Media teams counseling clients on NFTs and digital assets, social media campaigns, merchandising and branding and other digital media matters.

Recognitions and Memberships



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Prior Positions

  • Lincoln Square Legal Services, Inc.: Legal Intern at Samuelson-Glushko Intellectual Property & Information Law Clinic
  • BakerHostetler: Summer Associate
  • WNET, a PBS affiliate: Legal Intern


  • New York


  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law, Associate Editor, Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law Journal
  • B.A., Brown University, magna cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa


In The Blogs

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Blockchain Monitor
NFT Initiatives Launch; OFAC Adds Crypto Public Keys to SDN List; Treasury Dept. Publishes Crypto Reports; Crypto Enforcement and Hacks Continue
By Lauren Bass, Keith R. Murphy, Robert A. Musiala Jr., Jordan R. Silversmith
September 23, 2022
In this issue: • Non-Fungible Marketing: Brands Continue to Launch NFTs• OFAC Adds Crypto Public Keys to SDN List Related to Russian Group• US Department of the Treasury Publishes Digital Asset Reports and RFC• Republican Senator...
Blockchain Monitor
NFT Market Research Published; Crypto Issues Addressed by FDIC, US Representatives and Foreign Regulators; DOJ Targets Crypto Fraud Scheme
By Lauren Bass, Robert A. Musiala Jr., Jordan R. Silversmith
August 26, 2022
In this issue: • Fashion Brands Score with NFTs, but Market Trends Show Threats Abound• FDIC and Congress Members Address Crypto Representations, Sanctions, Mining• Foreign Regulators Issue Crypto Guidance, Act Against Unregistered VASPs•...
Blockchain Monitor
NFT Endorsements Scrutinized; Bank Crypto Guidance Issued; DOJ, CFTC and SEC Bring Crypto Enforcement Actions; Research Finds Crypto Insider Trading
By Lauren Bass, Keith R. Murphy, Robert A. Musiala Jr., Jordan R. Silversmith, Kayley B. Sullivan
August 19, 2022
In this issue: NFTs Expand on Social Media, Celebrity NFT Endorsements Scrutinized Federal Reserve Addresses Crypto; Senator Inquires About Bank-Crypto Relations DOJ, CFTC and SEC Crypto Enforcement Targets Tax Evasion, Fraud and ICOs US...
AD-ttorneys Law Blog
TINA Issues Warning Letters to Celeb NFT Endorsers
By Lauren Bass, Amy Ralph Mudge
August 16, 2022
From Eminem to Snoop Dog, Tony Hawk to Lionel Messi, William Shatner to Brie Larson, music, sports, and Hollywood celebrities have eagerly jumped on the NFT (non-fungible token) bandwagon. Whether launching their own collections...
Blockchain Monitor
Crypto Products Launch, Gain Approvals; OFAC Sanctions Crypto Mixer; SEC Publishes ICO Consent Order; Report Cites Criminal Use of Cross-Chain Bridges
By Lauren Bass, Keith R. Murphy, Robert A. Musiala Jr., Kayley B. Sullivan
August 12, 2022
In this issue: NY DFS Approves Crypto Platform, Prepaid Crypto Card to Launch in Argentina U.S. Department of the Treasury Sanctions Major Virtual Currency Mixer SEC Publishes ICO Consent Order, Crypto Exchange Discloses SEC Investigation...