Lyft Fights Uber Subpoena In Waymo Trade Secrets Case

Law360, New York (June 19, 2017, 4:41 PM EDT) -- Lyft Inc. on Friday blasted Uber Technologies Inc. for bringing it into Waymo LLC’s trade secrets suit against Uber in California federal court, saying Uber's subpoena is a thinly veiled attempt to get access to a competitor's confidential information, not a legitimate litigation tactic.

Lyft, which is not a party to the lawsuit, asked the court to quash the subpoena and issue a protective order, arguing that Uber hasn’t justified the need for the requested information. Although Waymo and Lyft in May said they entered into...
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