Michael Stoker

Co-chair of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum of the Executives’ Club of Chicago


Michael Stoker’s practice concentrates on information technology, licensing, sourcing, intellectual property, cybersecurity, data protection, privacy, and electronic commerce. He regularly advises information technology and e-commerce companies on various aspects of their domestic and foreign operations, including data protection, and privacy issues, and compliance by U.S. organizations with federal and state privacy and data security laws, including the federal Electronic Communications Privacy Act (“ECPA”), Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”) and U.S. state restrictions on data collection, movement, and disposal.


Mr. Stoker is a member of Baker & McKenzie’s Global Automotive Steering

Committee and Global Data Security Steering Committee. Mr. Stoker

assists OEMs and other companies in the automotive industry in connection with issues related to information technology, outsourcing, cybersecurity

and data protection and privacy.


Mr. Stoker has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and has formerly worked as a software developer for a document and information management software company. His experience as a software developer has given him valuable insight into the technology matters of the clients he serves.


Mr. Stoker also has significant experience representing clients in intellectual property and technology disputes, including federal copyright, trade mark, certification mark, unfair competition, and trade secret litigation. In addition, Mr. Stoker has significant experience representing clients in international arbitration involving agreements for the joint development of various kinds of technology.

All sessions

Panel Discussion

  • 23 March, 2021
  • 09:10 - 10:55