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Waymo Jury May Be Warned Uber Lawyers Didn’t ‘Come Clean’

By on August 17, 2017 in Litigation-Business

Uber Technologies Inc. may pay a price for withholding key evidence from Waymo when their trade secrets dispute goes to trial — the judge proposed letting the jury know the ride-hailing company’s lawyers didn’t “come clean,” reports Bloomberg Technology.

“I’m inclined to let the jury know what happened here,” U.S. District Judge William Alsup said Wednesday at a hearing in San Francisco, speaking to one of Uber’s lead lawyers. “You misled the judge time and time again.”

“Since the case was filed in February Alsup has repeatedly expressed frustration with lawyers at Morrison and Foerster, or MoFo, for making sweeping arguments that information sought by Waymo is protected by confidentiality provisions and out of its adversary’s reach,” writes Joel Rosenblatt.

Read the Bloomberg Technology article.


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