iPhone vs Qualcomm
Qualcomm incorporation filed a lawsuit against the iPhone manufacturing in China. Claiming patent infringement and is seeking injunctive relief, a company spokeswoman confirmed on Friday but did not provide further details.
Apple is waging a global legal battle on Qualcomm’s long-held practice of charging a percentage of the total price of iPhones and other Apple devices as a licensing fee for its patents.
Qualcomm reportedly claims that Apple is in violation of three patents, none of which are essential to any industry standards — meaning Qualcomm isn’t obligated to license them.
“Apple employs technologies invented by Qualcomm without paying for them” Qualcomm spokesperson told to media’s
Patents including iPhone’s Force Touch feature.
Apple also responded to the filing in court
THESE PATENTS HAVE NEVER BEEN DISCUSSED AND IN FACT WERE ONLY GRANTED IN THE LAST FEW MONTHS.”
The iPhone maker has always been willing to pay fair and reasonable rates for the patents it uses, Apple told to the media.