• Judge orders Qualcomm to cough up the $1 billion it owes Apple

    9 days ago - By iMore

    Apple sued Qualcomm. Qualcomm huffed and puffed. The judge blew their objections down and ordered them to pay up.
    From Reuters :
    Judge Gonzalo Curiel of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California on Thursday ruled that Qualcomm, the world's biggest supplier of mobile phone chips, was obligated to pay nearly $1 billion in rebate payments to Apple, which for years used Qualcomm's modem chips to connect iPhones to wireless data networks.
    Why?
    In a lawsuit filed two years ago, Apple sued Qualcomm, alleging that the chip supplier had broken the cooperation agreement by not...
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  • Qualcomm owes Apple nearly $1 billion in rebate payments, judge says in preliminary ruling

    Qualcomm owes Apple nearly $1 billion in rebate payments, judge says in preliminary ruling

    9 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    According to a new report from Reuters , a U.S. federal judge has issued a preliminary ruling this evening that Qualcomm must pay Apple nearly $1 billion in patent royalty rebate payments. The ruling comes from Judge Gonzalo Curiel of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California.
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  • Qualcomm Owes Apple Almost $1 Billion in Rebate Payments According to New Court Ruling

    Qualcomm Owes Apple Almost $1 Billion in Rebate Payments According to New Court Ruling

    9 days ago - By Mac Rumors

    Qualcomm owes Apple close to $1 billion in rebate payments a U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of California said in a preliminary ruling today, siding with Apple in the ongoing Apple vs. Qualcomm legal battle.
    Qualcomm, ruled the judge, is obligated to make the rebate payments to Apple as they were part of a business agreement between the two companies.
    Today's ruling is unrelated to the patent trial that wrapped up this week and instead pertains to Apple's rebate lawsuit against Qualcomm. Two years ago, Apple sued Qualcomm and said that the chip company had been refusing to...
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  • Apple obtains summary judgment against Qualcomm, can keep billions of dollars: no breach of contract by responding to antitrust regulators

    9 days ago - By FOSS Patents

    In the Northern District of California, where the Federal Trade Commission is suing Qualcomm, an important summary judgment ruling came down in November, holding that Qualcomm owed rival chipset makers a cellular standard-essential patent license on FRAND terms as per the FRAND declarations of two U.S. standard-setting organizations. Qualcomm now has to digest a summary judgment order adverse to its interests in the Southern District of California, where Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel has determined that Qualcomm cannot claw back incentive payments made to Apple under a Business Cooperation and...
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