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
New Crypto Payment and Web3 Products Launch; UK Seeks Input on DeFi Taxation; OFAC Fines Crypto Exchange; SEC, DOJ, CFTC Continue Enforcement
By Lauren Bass, Keith R. Murphy, Robert A. Musiala Jr.
May 8, 2023
In this issue: • Multiple Financial Services Firms Announce New Crypto Products• Mutual Fund Integrates with Polygon, US Exchanges Launch Offshore Platforms• Web3 Initiatives Launch for NFT Ticketing, Protocol Infrastructure• UK Seeks...
Blockchain Monitor
New Crypto and DeFi Products Launch; SEC Charges Crypto Exchange; States Bring Enforcement Actions; Bitcoin Public Key Added to SDN List; Hacks Continue
By Lauren Bass, Christopher W. Lamb, Robert A. Musiala Jr., Joanna F. Wasick
April 24, 2023
In this issue: • European Bank Launches Stablecoin; Financial Firms Expand Crypto Products• Ethereum ‘Unstaking’ Data Published; New DeFi Products Launch• SEC Charges U.S. Crypto Exchange with Multiple Securities Law Violations• States...
Blockchain Monitor
CBDC Pilot Announced; Ethereum Upgrade Completed; U.S. Treasury Department Addresses DeFi Risks; Studies Analyze Crypto Taxation, Crime; Hacks Continue
By Lauren Bass, Christopher W. Lamb, Keith R. Murphy, Robert A. Musiala Jr., Joanna F. Wasick
April 17, 2023
In this issue: • Montenegro Announces CBDC Pilot, BIS Compares CBDCs to Stablecoins• Ethereum Network Completes ‘Shanghai’ Upgrade• U.S. Treasury Publishes DeFi Risk Assessment; Banque De France Analyzes DeFi• Study Analyzes 2022 Crypto...
AD-ttorneys Law Blog
The Potential Risks of ChatGPT and Other Generative AI - ADttorneys
By Lauren Bass
April 11, 2023
“Shall we play a game?” Those innocuous words “spoken” by Matthew Broderick’s computer in John Badham’s sci-fi techno-thriller War Games stunned audiences at the time. A computer that could “talk” and “think” and engage in conversation...
Blockchain Monitor
Zero Knowledge EVMs Launch; U.S. Central Bank Publishes Custodia Denial Order; CFTC Charges Binance Exchange; SEC, DOJ Bring Enforcement Actions
By Lauren Bass, Christina O. Gotsis, Christopher W. Lamb, Robert A. Musiala Jr.
April 3, 2023
In this issue:• “Z” Doors Are Open: Rival Zero Knowledge EVMs Launched by Matter, Polygon• U.S. Central Bank Publishes Order Denying Custodia Bank Application• CFTC Charges Binance Alleging Numerous Commodity Exchange Act Violations• SEC...