Qualcomm Counter Charge on Apple

Why it matters to you Qualcomm is king of the mobile processor industry, but back-to-back-to-back lawsuits by Apple may take a bite. Apple and Qualcomm are engaged in what will likely be a yearslong and epic battle. Following news that Qualcomm had been charging heightened royalties for use of its tech, as well as reports indicating Qualcomm required Apple to pay a percentage of the iPhone’s revenue in return for the use of Qualcomm patents, Apple has sued the company in three countries. In the United States, Apple is suing Qualcomm for a hefty $1 billion — but it has also filed a lawsuit in China for $145 million, as well as in the United Kingdom. Now, Qualcomm is following with its own countersuit (but losing quite a bit of money). Here’s everything you need to know about the lawsuit battle so far. Qualcomm reportedly seeking iPhone import ban Qualcomm is back on the offensive after Apple decided to suspend royalty p

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