Waymo Files Suit Against Otto & Parent Company Uber, Alleging "Misappropriation" Of Trade Secrets

Autonomous Vehicles

Published on February 24th, 2017 | by James Ayre

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February 24th, 2017 by  



The self-driving semi-truck company Otto, and its parent company Uber, are being sued by Waymo (Google) over the alleged misappropriation of trade secrets and infringement of held patents, according to recent reports.

To put that perhaps more clearly, Waymo claims that it has found clear evidence that Otto and Uber have been utilizing elements of “its self-driving tech related to its custom, in-house LiDAR sensors, which the company unveiled earlier this year,” as TechCrunch worded it in its coverage.

The legal complaint from Waymo notes that it had developed a “combination of unique

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