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Waymo Jury Could Hear Uber ‘Hid The Ball’ In Discovery

Law360, San Francisco (December 4, 2017, 8:33 PM EST) -- A California federal judge wants to know whether Uber should have given Waymo an ex-employee’s letter alleging a corporate culture of secrecy, saying at a hearing Monday he’d have to tell the jury in the hotly anticipated trial over self-driving car trade secrets if there were attempts to “hide the ball” during discovery.

U.S. District Judge William Alsup said he didn’t necessarily buy Waymo LLC’s argument that because Uber Technologies Inc.’s attorneys received the letter, it should have been proffered. The letter accuses Uber of hiding...
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