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

Blog Posts

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 Continue; EU Issues Blockchain Healthcare Report; Crypto Addressed by Various US Regulators; State Actions Target Bitcoin ATMs, NFTs
By Lauren Bass, Teresa Goody Guillén, Christina O. Gotsis, Robert A. Musiala Jr.
April 15, 2022
In this issue: • Sports Teams and Messaging Apps Go All-In on NFTs, Potential Hack Foiled• Report on Blockchain in the European Healthcare Sector Published• US Treasury Secretary, FDIC, Acting Comptroller and EU Address Crypto• State...
Blockchain Monitor
Digital Asset Platforms, Blockchain Supply Chain Initiatives Grow; Enforcement Actions Target Crypto Yield Products and Fraud; DeFi Hacked for $600M
By Lauren Bass, Robert A. Musiala Jr., Jordan R. Silversmith, Joanna F. Wasick
April 1, 2022
In this issue: • Digital Asset Platforms Expand Across Payments, Art and Sports Industries• Blockchain Supply Chain Initiatives Announced Across Industries• Crypto Exchange Faces Multistate Enforcement Action over Yield Products• DOJ and...
Blockchain Monitor
Firms Expand Crypto Services; Networks Implement DAOs and Integrations; Congressmen Address SEC on Crypto; IRS and OECD Address Crypto Tax
By Lauren Bass, Robert A. Musiala Jr., Veronica Reynolds
March 25, 2022
In this issue: Investment Bank and Cryptocurrency Exchanges Expand Crypto Services From Australia to Africa, Cryptocurrency Sees Continued International Adoption ApeCoin Drops; Juno Holders Confiscate Funds; Polygon Integrates Simba Chain...
Blockchain Monitor
Executive Order Addresses Digital Assets; Banks and Restaurants Launch Crypto Initiatives; FinCEN Issues Alert; SEC, CFTC and DOJ Bring Actions
By Lauren Bass, Keith R. Murphy, Robert A. Musiala Jr., Veronica Reynolds, Joanna F. Wasick
March 11, 2022
In this issue: President Biden Issues Executive Order Addressing Digital Assets Banks Join USDF ‘Stablecoin’ Consortium, Pursue Crypto Custody Offerings U.S. Restaurants Adopt Crypto; Swiss City Calls Crypto ‘De Facto’ Legal Tender...
Blockchain Monitor
Financial Firms Develop Crypto Offerings; DAO Hacker Reportedly Identified; DOJ Names New Crypto Director; NFT Initiatives Launch as Markets Are Hacked
By Lauren Bass, Teresa Goody Guillén, Nicholas C. Mowbray, Robert A. Musiala Jr.
February 25, 2022
In This Issue Financial Services Firms Make Moves Targeting Cryptocurrency Markets POC Seeks to Defend Quantum Attacks; DAO Hacker Reportedly Identified Music Company Partners with NFT Platform, Record Label Converts to NFT Label DOJ Names...