Google lawsuit could be a fatal setback for Uber’s self-driving dreams

Robert Merges quoted by The Guardian, Feb. 25, 2017

Google could win a “head-start” injunction against Uber, preventing the company from working on the disputed LiDAR technology for as long as it took Google to develop, according to Robert Merges. … For Uber to “sit on the sideline” for three to five years while its competitors race to market would be a “very significant setback,” Merges said.