Waymo Jury May Learn Of Uber's Shady Discovery Tactics

Law360, San Francisco (August 16, 2017, 10:54 PM EDT) -- U.S. District Judge William Alsup said Wednesday he might allow Waymo to tell a California federal jury that Uber was evasive about providing evidence the head of its self-driving car division stole trade secrets from Waymo before quitting his job there, saying the panel should know "how they hide the ball."

Judge Alsup asked Waymo to write a chronology of evasions that might serve as a jury instruction. The suggestion came as an alternative to finding Uber Technologies Inc. and counsel Morrison & Foerster LLP in contempt for violating two court orders on discovery.

The case, which is fast-tracked for an...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!