Judge Koh Asks Uber To Let Young Attys Argue Patent Case

By Kat Greene (February 6, 2017, 6:19 PM EST) -- U.S. District Judge Lucy H. Koh on Friday asked Uber Technologies Inc. if it would be willing to let a younger Reed Smith LLP attorney argue motions that would end a location-detection patent suit, calling to boost associates' experience on high-stakes filings.

Uber is fending off allegations from mobile phone application developer X One Inc. that the ride-hailing giant infringed two of X One's patents that allow Uber riders to track the drivers' location, court records show. Uber has filed a motion to dismiss and the parties were recently trying to sort out when to schedule hearings on dispositive motions, according to...

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