• Apple vs. Qualcomm Begins Today

    4 days ago - By Mac Rumors

    Two years after Apple sued Qualcomm over $1 billion in unpaid royalty rebates and anticompetitive patent licensing practices, the tech heavyweights are set to face off in a San Diego courtroom. The trial begins today with jury selection.
    Apple manufacturers Foxconn, Pegatron, Wistron, and Compal, whose complaints have been merged with Apple's, allege that they have collectively overpaid Qualcomm approximately $9 billion in royalties, a figure that could be tripled under antitrust laws to $27 billion, according to The New York Times .
    Apple argues that Qualcomm should also repay $3.1...
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  • Qualcomm licensing trial begins with Apple seeking $27 billion in damages

    Qualcomm licensing trial begins with Apple seeking $27 billion in damages

    4 days ago - By VentureBeat

    The biggest technology licensing case in history goes to trial today after iPhone maker Apple wouldn't settle its dispute with cellular chipmaker Qualcomm.
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  • Apple versus Qualcomm battle set to be world's biggest case of its kind, worth up to $30B

    Apple versus Qualcomm battle set to be world's biggest case of its kind, worth up to $30B

    4 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    The main Apple versus Qualcomm court battle, which starts today, looks set to be by far the world's biggest patent or antitrust case, making previous lawsuits seem trivial in comparison.
    Apple and four of its suppliers are jointly seeking a staggering total of up to $30B in damages and other payments from Qualcomm, dwarfing even the largest of previous patent and antitrust cases...
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