Trade Secrets

Google Accuses Uber and Otto of Stealing Self-Driving Car Technology

Google’s self-driving car division, Waymo, is charging a former Waymo engineer, now at Uber's self-driving trucking company Otto, of stealing trade secrets by the gigabytes - claiming damages of at least $500 million USD. In a lawsuit filed Thursday in San Francisco federal court, Waymo accused former manager at Google's self-driving car project Anthony Levandowski of...

ITC Judge Says Fitbit Didn’t Steal Jawbone’s Trade Secrets

According to a ruling on Tuesday by the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), Fitbit didn't steal any of Jawbone’s trade secrets. The case all began when Jawbone accused Fitbit of poaching their employees and using their knowledge of Jawbone’s trade secrets. Jawbone also claimed that Fitbit violated several of its patents. Jawbone's hope was that...