Waymo's tough negotiating position reflects the company's confidence in winning. In the previous months of pre-trial, Waymo has occupied the upper hand. This case may help determine who will stand in the forefront of the rapidly growing range of autopilot cars.
University of Florida Levin School of law business secret (Elizabeth Rowe) expert Elizabeth Lo said that the settlement conditions proposed by Waymo radical also hinted that the company is not in a hurry to solve this lawsuit, this is because the case will make the Uber leadership serious distraction to a certain extent.
People familiar with the matter said the two companies did not arrange further settlement negotiations. The judge who is in charge of the case is forcibly entering the mediation process and the magistrate appointed by the court is responsible for mediation.
Waymo lawyer Amy Candido (Amy Candido) refused to comment any reconciliation talks, but said Waymo sued Uber for reasons "obviously." "the goal of Waymo is to prevent Uber from using its commercial secrets," she said, "this goal remains unchanged"
Uber spokesman declined to comment. (Compile / flute rain)