Tag Archives: Qualcomm

Apple and Qualcomm settle their antitrust/FRAND/patent dispute: clash of California tech giants is amicably resolved

Opening statements in the Apple, Foxconn et al. v. Qualcomm antitrust trial in San Diego (Southern District of California) were ongoing when CNBC broke the news of a settlement. A little later it was confirmed by Apple's newsroom: All pending … Continue reading

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Apple v. Qualcomm trial kicks off in San Diego: jury of nine selected, live tweets disallowed

Today was Day One of the Apple, Foxconn et al. v. Qualcomm trial in San Diego (Southern District of California). Formally, there are two cases, which the court combined under the official caption In re Qualcomm litigation. The reason for … Continue reading

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Qualcomm loses first ITC case against Apple, recent San Diego infringement verdict loses credibility

Earlier today, an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) of the United States International Trade Commission (USITC, or just ITC) issued a preliminary ruling in Qualcomm's favor with respect to one of the three remaining patents-in-suit (out of five originally asserted patents) … Continue reading

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Qualcomm can't leverage Chinese bogeyman or allege misuse of its trade secrets by Apple in upcoming antitrust and contract trial: pretrial rulings

Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel just entered a minute order summarizing various rulings on Apple's, its contract manufacturers', and Qualcomm's motions in limine (pretrial motions to exclude testimony, evidence, or argument). The rulings came down orally at yesterday's motion hearing as … Continue reading

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Use and abuse of bargaining models in antitrust: AT&T/Time-Warner and FTC v. Qualcomm

[TOTM: The following is the second in a series of posts by TOTM guests and authors on the FTC v. Qualcomm case, currently awaiting decision by Judge Lucy Koh in the Northern District of California. The first post, by Luke … Continue reading

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