Elon Musk’s legal team summoned Stanford University in its Twitter court battle on Wednesday Musk’s lawyer said the legal team was requesting information about an email account.
Two days after the Tesla CEO pulled out of the Stanford doctoral program in 1995, Elon Musk’s legal team subdued Stanford University on Wednesday as the Tesla CEO prepares to fight Twitter in court later this year.
Elon Musk’s attorney Alex Spiro told Insider that the legal team was requesting information about an email account that Twitter is hiding stuff. He said the issue has been resolved and the procurement was completed in July. Twitter has sued Musk to force it to buy the company for $44 billion after Musk attempted to walk away from the company after contesting elections.
Spokesmen for Twitter and Stanford University did not respond to a request for comment prior to publication. Musk’s legal request does not include any documentation or communication between Twitter Stanford and anyone associated with the university regarding purchases made since January 1, 2019.
Stanford University is known for producing some of Silicon Valley’s top executives. Stanford University has some ties to Twitter. Social media company CEO Parag Agarwal received his doctorate in computer science from the institute and a Twitter board member at the school.
What Elon Musk’s legal team hopes to achieve with his most recent summons request is to request any communications made about the deal on his Stanford email account, for example if his CEO or other executive is still Using your university email. Usage Elon Musk also has links to the institution. In 1995 he enrolled in the school’s doctoral physics program but dropped out after two days.
Earlier this month the billionaire posted a photo of a letter from a school professor who had recently reached out to him to congratulate him for his work on EV batteries and some of the things he studied at the university. The material was highlighted by the professor telling the school paper that he had no involvement in the court case.
One of the legal requests issued last month is earlier this week that The New York Times reported that both sides issued more than 100 summons to Silicon Valley’s elite, from Jack Dorsey at the University of Michigan to Larry Ellison and Marc Andreessen. Huh. Ross Business School professor Eric Gordon told Insider that the request is another example of Musk “fishing through a haystack looking for needles.
Gordon said he wants to make the lawsuit as expensive and embarrassing for Twitter as he hopes Twitter will settle so that he doesn’t have to risk buying the company at full cost. Facing an expensive court battle.
Elon Musk’s legal team is attempting to amend its initial counterclaims against Twitter’s lawsuit and delay the lawsuit. The social media company says it plans to force Musk into a $44 billion buyout, and Elon Musk is arguing that Twitter intentionally misled him about the number of daily users and spam accounts on its site. has done.