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3 Takeaways From the Swift End to Waymo v. Uber


Jason Geller was quoted in the article “3 Takeaways From the Swift End to Waymo v. Uber” featured in The Recorder. Both parties announced that they reached an agreement to settle the case of Waymo v. Uber. As part of the deal, Waymo received a 0.34 percent equity stake in Uber Technologies Inc., or about $245 million based on a $72 billion valuation of the ride-sharing giant. Perhaps more valuably, Waymo got assurances that Uber will not incorporate any of Waymo’s confidential information into its hardware and software. 

Jason said that even with the modern ways of tracking company data, it’s important for companies to take stock of exiting employees through thorough interviews. He said it’s also a good practice to get written representations from departing employees that they aren’t taking any company data or trade secrets with them. 

To read the full article, visit The Recorder.


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