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Rimon team helps self-driving startup XMotors fight against Tesla’s demands in trade secrets battle

news Rimon team helps self-driving startup XMotors fight against Tesla’s demands in trade secrets battle Zheng Liu · Rimon team helps self-driving startup XMotors fight against Tesla’s demands in trade secrets battle Scott Raber · April 28, 2020

A Chinese self-driving car startup told a California federal judge that Tesla can’t rifle through its intellectual property to bolster a trade secrets suit against a former engineer accused of downloading Tesla’s Autopilot source code before joining the Chinese startup. XMotors.ai Inc., which is not a party to Tesla’s lawsuit against former Autopilot engineer Guangzhi…

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Employment Laws Simplified. Quick review of Federal and California state employment and labor laws that employers need to comply with as they grow

insights Employment Laws Simplified. Quick review of Federal and California state employment and labor laws that employers need to comply with as they grow Scott Raber · Employment Laws Simplified. Quick review of Federal and California state employment and labor laws that employers need to comply with as they grow Thomas M. White · Employment Laws Simplified. Quick review of Federal and California state employment and labor laws that employers need to comply with as they grow Jill Haley Penwarden · February 6, 2016

Business owners should be aware of employment laws they need to comply with as they grow. To help achieve this goal, we have created two charts containing the most commonly litigated employment and labor laws, listed by the threshold number of employees a business must have to trigger compliance obligations. These non-exhaustive charts briefly describe…

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California Labor Commissioner Rejects Former Uber Driver’s “Independent Contractor” Status

insights California Labor Commissioner Rejects Former Uber Driver’s “Independent Contractor” Status Scott Raber · June 22, 2015

On June 16 San Francisco-based rideshare service Uber Technologies filed notice that it intends to appeal a decision issued by the California Labor Commissioner earlier this month, which determined that a former driver should have been classified as an employee, not an independent contractor. The driver, Barbara Berwick, sought unpaid wages, expenses, and penalties under…

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Court of Appeal Cases Create Confusion About The Enforceability of Mandatory Arbitration Clauses

insights Court of Appeal Cases Create Confusion About The Enforceability of Mandatory Arbitration Clauses Scott Raber · July 2, 2012

Navigating the enforceability of employer-employee arbitration provisions—seldom a straightforward task under California law—has been rendered more difficult following two recent California Court of Appeal decisions interpreting state precedent, the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”), and the United States Supreme Court’s opinions in Stolt-Nielsen S.A. v. AnimalFeeds International Corp. and AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion. In the first of these…

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