Kraig Baker

Senior Affiliate Instructor

Kraig L. Marini Baker is instructor for the MCDM law and policy classes. Kraig has been part of the MCDM faculty since the founding of the MCDM program. Kraig particularly enjoys trying to demystify the legal worlds of free speech, intellectual property, and privacy. Kraig is a partner at Davis Wright Tremaine, a large downtown law firm, where he serves as the chair of the firm’s Technology, eBusiness, and Digital Media department. Kraig negotiates licenses and provides advice to clients in all aspects of digital media, including software and software and technology licensing, music, film, photography and other content licensing, and aspects of privacy, security, digital rights management, and advertising. Kraig’s clients include large and small companies and include Microsoft, Nintendo, The Seattle Times, T-Mobile USA, E! Entertainment,, Getty Images, and Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia.