Waymo LLC v. Uber Technologies, Inc. et al

Filing 163

ORDER AFTER HEARING RE #135 DISCOVERY LETTER DATED APRIL 3, 2017. Signed by Judge Alsup on 4/6/2017. Discovery due by 4/14/2017. (whalc2, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/6/2017)

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Case 3:17-cv-00939-WHA Document 163 Filed 04/06/17 Page 1 of 2 1 2 3 4 5 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 6 FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 7 8 9 WAYMO LLC, 11 For the Northern District of California United States District Court 10 12 13 14 15 No. C 17-00939 WHA Plaintiff, v. ORDER AFTER HEARING RE DISCOVERY LETTER DATED APRIL 3, 2017 UBER TECHNOLOGIES, INC., et al., Defendants. / As stated on the record at the hearing yesterday concerning plaintiff Waymo LLC’s 16 discovery letter dated April 3, 2017 (Dkt. No. 135), defendants shall use Waymo’s 15 search 17 terms to again search all officers, directors, employees, and servers that have already been 18 searched using defendants’ 120 search terms. Defendants shall then use both Waymo’s 15 19 search terms and defendants’ 120 search terms to search ten additional officers, directors, or 20 employees of Waymo’s choosing. Finally, defendants shall use both Waymo’s 15 search terms 21 and defendants’ 120 search terms to search the remainder of defendants’ servers and any 22 officers, directors, or employees that have anything to do with defendants’ LiDAR technology. 23 The aforementioned searches shall first prioritize the top 50 most important files and documents 24 identified by Waymo from among the 14,000-plus allegedly downloaded by Anthony 25 Levandowski. After searching for those 50 files and documents, defendants shall repeat the 26 aforementioned searches for the remainder of the 14,000-plus. 27 28 The foregoing discovery shall be completed by APRIL 14 AT 5:00 P.M. Case 3:17-cv-00939-WHA Document 163 Filed 04/06/17 Page 2 of 2 1 For the reasons stated on the record, the Court DEFERS ruling on other issues remaining 2 in this discovery dispute and raised at the hearing yesterday until after the hearing today on Mr. 3 Levandowski’s motion. 4 5 IT IS SO ORDERED. 6 7 Dated: April 6, 2017. WILLIAM ALSUP UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 8 9 11 For the Northern District of California United States District Court 10 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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