Last month, Qualcomm lost the antitrust ruling against it by the FTC in the court. The chip maker went ahead and appealed the ruling. In that ongoing case, the FTC has objected to a move by Qualcomm in which it is trying to show some internal Apple documents without context as evidence in the court.
The FTC has won its antitrust case against Qualcomm in the Northern District of California. The loss is a significant blow to Qualcomm which managed to win back Apple as a customer just last month and signed a six-year licensing agreement with it.
One of the biggest pieces of news about Apple this year was the settlement with Qualcomm. The two companies have agreed to stop litigation, and will be working together in the future. As far as Apple CEO Tim Cook is concerned, this is good news.
After a lengthy legal battle with Qualcomm, the pair of companies reached a settlement earlier this week. And while both companies made their own announcements regarding the decision, neither went into great detail about the finer points of the matter.
Qualcomm and Apple had their disagreements, which led to a lengthy legal battle between the two. But, today, it finally culminated in a settlement between the two companies. The dust has barely settled and now there’s a report out saying Qualcomm will be Apple’s go-to choice to supply 5G modems in 2020 iPhones.
Apple and Qualcomm have been going at one another in the courts for a bit of time, but it looks like that will be coming to an end. Apple today announced that it has chosen to settle with Qualcomm, and that the two companies will stop litigation moving forward.
A report from earlier this week claimed that Intel was lagging behind in its 5G modem development and that this had put Apple’s plan of launching a 5G iPhone in 2020 in jeopardy. Despite the legal battle between the two companies, Qualcomm’s president says that it is ready to supply 5G modem to Apple for 2020 iPhones.
U.S. Trade Judge Rules Apple Infringed on Qualcomm Patent, Recommends Ban on Some iPhone Models [Updated]
Apple and Qualcomm are currently tied up in court as Qualcomm tries to nail down patent infringements made by Apple.
Judge Gonzalo Curiel of U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of California has in a preliminary ruling that Qualcomm owes Apple almost $1 billion in rebate payments. While the ruling is not going to be enough for Qualcomm to pay Apple, it is a major blow for the San Diego chipmaker in its ongoing dispute with Apple.