Apple wins damages ruling against Qualcomm

“Apple Inc. narrowed the potential damages Qualcomm Inc. can seek over alleged patent infringement before the two square off at a trial scheduled to start next month in San Diego,” Edvard Pettersson reports for Bloomberg. “”

“A federal judge on Tuesday granted Apple’s request to preclude Qualcomm from seeking financial compensation for the infringement before the lawsuit was filed in 2017,” Pettersson reports. “The judge also ruled that Apple isn’t infringing one of the several patents that Qualcomm says are at stake in the litigation.”

“The U.S. International Trade Commission… is scheduled to release its findings on March 26,” Pettersson reports. “The case is Qualcomm Inc. v. Apple Inc., 17-CV-1375, U.S. District Court, Southern District of California (San Diego).”

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MacDailyNews Take: This won’t end well for the Qualcomm extortionists.

U.S. FTC: Evidence is ‘overwhelming’ that Qualcomm engaged in exclusionary, anticompetitive conduct – January 30, 2019
Leaked emails reveal new reason why Apple went to war with Qualcomm – January 18, 2019
Apple’s COO Jeff Williams delivers blistering testimony on Qualcomm’s ‘onerous demands’ – January 15, 2019
Apple was paying Qualcomm over $1 billion per year in licensing – January 15, 2019


  1. Soon there will be only one company, one monooolist to rule them all, with no competition, just Chinese slave labor climate destroying suppliers for climate Al Gore loving Apple. Root against Qualcomm at your peril – if you want to pay $3000 for iPhones, then pray qualcomm loses.

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