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...

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