5 March 2020PatentsEdward Pearcey

Google awarded $179m from former Uber exec over trade secrets theft

Anthony Levandowski, the former head of Uber’s self-driving unit, has been ordered to pay Google $179 million, after being accused of stealing trade secrets when he left Google’s self-driving subsidiary Waymo in 2016.

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