Mar 16, 2017
Source: Bloomberg Businessweek
“What Waymo probably wants is to license its patents to Uber,” says Robert Gomulkiewicz, a former Microsoft intellectual-property lawyer who’s now a professor at the University of Washington School of Law. “In this kind of litigation, that’s the typical sequence of events.”
Feb 24, 2017
Source: IEEE Spectrum
On the face of it, Waymo’s lawsuit is a typical allegation of trade secret misappropriation, says Robert Gomulkiewicz, a professor of intellectual property law at the University of Washington. “When an employee leaves to go work for a competitor, and that person has taken confidential trade secret information, you want to stop them from using that information, stop them in their tracks,” he says.