Uber Exec Appeals For 5th Amendment Shield In Waymo Row

Law360, San Francisco (April 11, 2017, 10:25 PM EDT) -- A day after a California federal judge ruled Uber Technologies Inc. cannot invoke the Fifth Amendment on behalf of Anthony Levandowski, who allegedly stole trade secrets from Waymo LLC and used them to start Uber’s self-driving car division, he announced he would file a Ninth Circuit appeal as an intervenor.

Levandowski’s appeal itself wasn’t immediately available, but he filed a notice with the district court Tuesday. It followed a Monday order from U.S. District Judge William Alsup, ruling Levandowski couldn’t use his Fifth Amendment right to...
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