Apple Wins Ruling on Pre-Suit Damages in Qualcomm Case

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While the main court battle between Apple and Qualcomm is set for April, several cases leading up to it are still in process. Yesterday, Apple won two significant points in the protracted legal battle with the chip manufacture. A federal judge ruled that Apple is no liable for damages prior to the suit being filed. … Read moreApple Wins Ruling on Pre-Suit Damages in Qualcomm Case

German Court Rejects Half of Patent Suit Claims of Qualcomm Against Apple

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The protracted battle between Qualcomm and Apple took an interesting turn yesterday in Germany. A district court in Munich overturned four of the eight patent claims the chip maker won in December, giving Apple a bit of a reprieve. The court ruled that the four patents in questions, which have to do with Siri and … Read moreGerman Court Rejects Half of Patent Suit Claims of Qualcomm Against Apple

Apple Faces First Lawsuit Over Group FaceTime Bug

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Well, that didn’t take long. A day after news of a major bug in Group FaceTime broke, Apple is facing its first lawsuit over it. Bloomberg is reporting that Houston, Texas based attorney Larry Williams II is suing the Cupertino tech giant after he claims the bug allowed someone to listen into a sworn deposition. … Read moreApple Faces First Lawsuit Over Group FaceTime Bug

Fintiv Sues Apple for Patent Infringements Related to Apple Wallet

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A relatively new company, Fintiv, is suing Apple for patent infringements. The patents in question, which the Texas-based Fintiv acquired when they were founded last year, relate to how Apple Wallet and Apple Pay work on the iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch. Specifically, according to the court filings, the company owns U.S. Patent 8,843,125, which … Read moreFintiv Sues Apple for Patent Infringements Related to Apple Wallet

Lawsuit Claims Deceptive Marketing by Apple for The iPhone XS

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Apple is facing yet another class action lawsuit today over the iPhone XS lineup.  Specifically, Courtney Davis and Christian Sponchiado have filed the suit against the Cupertino tech giant over deceptive marketing of the new premium iPhones.  The suit calls out that in Apple’s marketing shots for the XS and XS Max that the notch … Read moreLawsuit Claims Deceptive Marketing by Apple for The iPhone XS

Apple is Gearing Up for Court Against Qualcomm

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All indications are that Apple is preparing for an intense court battle with friend-now-foe Qualcomm.  In a report from Reuters, the Cupertino company is not in talks with the mobile chip maker and is preparing to go to court.

Apple sued Qualcomm in federal court earlier this year, claiming that the chip manufacture was “double-dipping” on royalty fees for both the chips and the sales of iPhones.  Qualcomm denied the claim and alleged that Apple owed them some $7 billion in royalties.

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Qualcomm Claims Apple Owes $7 Billion in Royalty Payments

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In a San Diego federal court last Friday, chip maker Qualcomm stated that Apple owes it some $7 billion in device royalty payments.  This is just the latest in a long string of claims and challenges between the chip maker and Apple.

Apple, a former customer of Qualcomm, filed a $1 billion lawsuit against the company for what it has called “double-dipping” on patent royalties.  Apple claims that Qualcomm charged them once for the actual royalty and then were charged a royalty again when the chip were used in iPhones.  This was filed last year by Apple.

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