The 9 most ridiculous moments from Uber’s $245 million legal battle with Waymo

Business Insider | 4/17/2013 | Rob Price
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Uber and Waymo have settled their epic legal battle over self-driving car tech.

It was like a Hollywood drama, often veering from the deadly serious to the ridiculous.

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Here are the craziest moments, from lawyers squabbling over Michael Douglas' performance in "Wall Street" to debate over a "pound of flesh."

Uber and Waymo have reached a settlement in their Hollywood-worthy legal battle over self-driving car technology.

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Uber, accused of stealing trade secrets from Google sister company Alphabet, agreed to pay $245 million worth of equity on Friday — abruptly halting the proceedings that had been scheduled to go on for at least another week.

The stakes were high, with Waymo initially seeking as much as $1.8 billion in damages. But over the four days of the trial before the settlement, matters veered wildly from the serious to the surreal.

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One moment, presiding judge William Alsup was outlining trade secret law to the jurors; the next, lawyers were bickering over whether they could show the legendary "greed is good" scene...
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