Former Google, Uber Engineer Gets 18 Months For Stealing SecretsA former engineer at Google and Uber pleaded guilty Tuesday to stealing confidential information from Google’s self-driving car program and received an 18-month prison sentence.
Tesla Sues Rival Rivian Claiming Employees Stole Trade SecretsTesla has filed suit in a California court against its potential rival Rivian, alleging that the Michigan-based electric truck maker poached its employees and instructed at least one employee to steal trade secrets.
Anthony Levandowski Agrees To Plead Guilty In Google-Uber Self-Driving Tech Trade Secrets CaseFormer Google self-driving program executive Anthony Scott Levandowski has submitted documents requesting that a federal judge accept his guilty plea to theft of trade secrets charges, prosecutors announced Thursday.
Former Uber Engineer Appears In Court On Trade Secret Theft ChargesFormer Uber engineer Anthony Levandowski appeared briefly in federal court in San Francisco Tuesday in a criminal case charging him with trade secrets theft, and then declared outside of court that he is innocent.
Judge Rejects Attempt To Raise Bail Of Ex-Google EngineerA federal judge has rejected a government recommendation that he impose a $10 million bail bond on a former Google engineer who is accused of stealing self-driving car technology before joining Uber's effort to build robotic taxis.
Ex-Google Engineer Indicted For Stealing Self-Driving Vehicle TechnologyFormer Google engineer Anthony Levandowski was indicted on 33 counts Tuesday, charged with stealing self-driving car technology from the company shortly before he joined Uber's efforts to catch up in the high-stakes race to build self-driving vehicles.
4 Former Genentech Workers Accused Of Stealing Company SecretsA former senior scientist at Genentech Inc. and three former colleagues have been indicted on charges of stealing trade secrets from the biotechnology company to give to a rival firm in Taiwan.
Ex-Apple Employee Accused Of Stealing Trade Secrets Enters PleaA former Apple employee who was charged with stealing trade secrets on Thursday pled not guilty to the charges in federal court in San Jose on Monday.
Ex-Apple Employee Arrested At San Jose Airport Allegedly Had Trade SecretsA former Apple employee was charged Monday with stealing trade secrets after being arrested at Mineta San Jose International Airport.
Fitbit Employees Charged With Having Stolen Trade SecretsProsecutors have charged one current and five former employees of San Francisco-based Fitbit, Inc. with possessing trade secrets stolen from rival company Jawbone.
Former Uber CEO Kalanick Captivates Waymo Trial CourtroomFormer Uber CEO Travis Kalanick took the stand before an overflow crowd inside a San Francisco courtroom Tuesday, beginning his testimony on charges that the company he founded stole self-driving car technology.
Trade Secrets Act Would Let Silicon Valley Tech Firms Sue In Federal Court Over Intellectual Property RightsMany in Silicon Valley are cheering word that President Obama is likely to sign a bill into law that is meant to help companies protect their intellectual property.