Amy Lauren

Of Counsel

New York

Amy Lauren, an Of Counsel in the IP Licensing & Technology Transactions practice, serves as a strategic advisor to large and small companies in all stages of their development within a wide range of industries and business models. Amy helps clients understand key business and legal risks involved in efficiently managing complex legal and technology issues in connection with contract negotiations, product development and business operations. 

Amy advises clients across a spectrum of continuously innovating industries, including software licensing and development (including artificial intelligence), blockchain networks, cryptocurrency, cloud services, IoT products, online and mobile payments, intermediary products and services, wearables, fintech, e-commerce, emerging technologies, consumer products, and digital media and entertainment.

Amy was previously American Express’ lead lawyer for its digital products and strategic partnerships business and worked closely on emerging payment products in North America, Latin America and India. Prior to American Express, she spent several years in-house as a digital music attorney (including EMI Music and Warner Music), handling digital music transactions and policy, including as the global head of Digital Legal & Business Affairs at EMI Music.
    • Global manufacturing company for the development of home and business automation for security systems.

    • Start-up global non-profit organization for the development, manufacture and worldwide distribution of customized high-fidelity systems for use in various motion control applications, including simulation using artificial intelligence.

    • Global Internet organization for software development using machine learning.

    • U.S.-based wearables company in connection with the product development and market launch of a canine “smart collar.”

    • Global financial services company with regard to its cloud services agreements.

    • Global recorded music companies relating to global settlement and licensing agreements for digital music distribution with many of the largest technology companies in the world.

    • Global contractor management company in connection with implementation of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework.

    • Global financial services company in connection with the launch of its first-ever online checkout for customers for faster checkout by transferring tokenized account information to merchants.