Google Tries to Run Uber Off the Road—in Court

Google Tries to Run Uber Off the Road—in Court

Mon, 03/13/2017

AgeLab Research Scientist Dr. Bryan Reimer was interviewed for an online Wired article on the legal sparring between Uber and Google's autonomous vehicle enterprise, Waymo. Google filed a legal complaint in response to a former employee, Anthony Levandowski, absconding from the company with confidential information and trade secrets, which Uber would later acquire in purchasing Mr. Levandowski's autonomous-vehicle start-up, Otto. Dr. Reimer commented, "There is going to be an IP war in this area. And this is the first of many."

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