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Day 2 of FTC v. Qualcomm: patent exhaustion; leveraging of chips in licensing negotiations; rival chipset makers

Friday, the first day of the FTC v. Qualcomm antitrust trial in the Northern District of California (San Jose, to be precise), couldn't have gone much better for the Federal Trade Commission. Today, Monday, the FTC made further headway, but … Continue reading

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California’s Corporate Income Tax Rate Could Rival the Federal Rate

A constitutional amendment (ACA-22) pending before the California General Assembly would more than double the state’s corporate income tax rate, yielding the nation’s highest rate–an astonishing 18.84 percent, up from the current rate of 8.84 percent. Assemblyman Kevin McCarty (D), … Continue reading

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