Waymo-Uber Wrinkle

Google on Thursday sued Alaska-based trust manager Peak Trust in state court, claiming a former engineer in Google’s autonomous vehicle division Waymo uses Peak to “facilitate his illicit involvement in competing side businesses” at the heart of arbitration proceedings between Google and the engineer – and Waymo’s bitter trade-secrets war with Uber.

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Federal Circuit Clears Way for Uber-Waymo Showdown

In twin blows to Uber and its beleaguered former engineer, the Federal Circuit ruled Wednesday that the ride-hailing company will face trial over accusations it stole rival Waymo’s driverless car trade secrets – and must hand over highly sought evidence in the case.

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