Tesla Motors' case against Fisker Automotive over allegedly stolen electric car designs is scheduled to go to arbitration.
The San Mateo Superior Court on Wednesday granted Fisker Automotive's request for arbitration, according to the court's records. A case management conference is scheduled for later in August.
Tesla filed a complaint against Henrik Fisker's design company, Fisker Coachbuild, in April, accusing the company of copying its luxury sedan designs.
The suit said that Fisker and Bernhard Koehler, Fisker Coachbuild's chief operating officer, accepted the contract "to gain access to confidential design information and trade secrets, then … Read more