Apple, Qualcomm end all ongoing lawsuits, reach global supply agreement

Apple Inc and Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday decided to drop all ongoing litigations and settle their royalty dispute, reaching an agreement on global patent license and chipset supply. The settlement also includes a payment from Apple to Qualcomm, whose size the two companies did not disclose. Shares of Qualcomm jumped 22 percent in late afternoon… Read More Apple, Qualcomm end all ongoing lawsuits, reach global supply agreement

Apple to pull older model iPhones from German stores following defeat in patent infringement case

Chip supplier Qualcomm Inc won a second court skirmish in its worldwide patent battle with Apple Inc on Thursday, with the iPhone maker saying it would pull some older models from its German stores. Qualcomm’s win in Germany comes weeks after it secured a court order to ban sales of some iPhone models in China.… Read More Apple to pull older model iPhones from German stores following defeat in patent infringement case

Qualcomm set to file lawsuits to ban sales of iPhones XS and XR

Chipmaker Qualcomm Inc is asking courts in China to ban sales of Apple Inc’s latest iPhone models XS and XR after winning a preliminary injunction against older models, the company confirmed on Thursday. On Monday, a Chinese court had ordered a sales ban of some older Apple iPhone models for violating two patents of Qualcomm,… Read More Qualcomm set to file lawsuits to ban sales of iPhones XS and XR

Chinese court orders ban on sales of older iPhone models over patent infringement

A Chinese court has ordered a sales ban of some older Apple Inc iPhone models in China for violating two patents of chipmaker Qualcomm Inc, though intellectual property lawyers said enforcement of the ban was likely still a distant threat. The case, brought by Qualcomm, is part of a global patent dispute between the two… Read More Chinese court orders ban on sales of older iPhone models over patent infringement

Qualcomm files fresh patent infringement lawsuits against Apple

Qualcomm Inc. said on Thursday it filed three new patent infringement complaints against Apple Inc., saying there were 16 more of its patents that Apple was using in its iPhones. The new complaints represent the latest development in a long-standing dispute and follows Apple’s countersuit on Wednesday against Qualcomm, which alleged that Qualcomm’s Snapdragon mobile… Read More Qualcomm files fresh patent infringement lawsuits against Apple

Apple files infringement countersuit against Qualcomm

Apple Inc. on Wednesday filed a countersuit against Qualcomm Inc., alleging that Qualcomm’s Snapdragon mobile phone chips that power a wide variety of Android-based devices infringe on Apple’s patents, the latest development in a long-running dispute. Qualcomm in July accused Apple of infringing several patents related to helping mobile phones get better battery life. Apple… Read More Apple files infringement countersuit against Qualcomm