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Apple seeks to void patent claims, fees in Qualcomm dispute

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Irune Rengel | 20 Junio, 2017, 18:54

Specifically, Apple claims that Qualcomm's practice of charging a license fee for every iPhone manufactured is invalid.

In a Tuesday brief seen by Reuters, Apple took aim at Qualcomm's practice of requiring customers to sign patent license agreements before purchasing chips, known in the industry as "no license, no chips".

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Qualcomm, whose chips and patents are widely used in smartphones, has accused Apple of mischaracterizing its business and has sued four of Apple's contract manufacturers for withholding royalty payments on Qualcomm technology used in iPhones and iPads. Apple says that ruling strengthens its argument that Qualcomm can not continue to demand royalties for the patents after selling its cellular chips.

"We have brought this [filing] to highlight the issue that they want to collect patent royalties without identifying patents and the patents we have looked at in their portfolio certainly don't justify the kind of demands they have been making", an Apple executive said. In addition, it argues that licensing fees based on a percentage of iPhone and iPad prices are unfair because Qualcomm's technologies cover a small portion of what goes into those devices.

Britain and European Union agree terms of reference and timetable for Brexit talks
Just a month ago, Davis had predicted "the row of the summer" would erupt over how to structure the talks on Brexit. That is why we will work all the time with the United Kingdom , and never against the UK.

The U.S. Supreme Court made it harder for manufacturers and drug companies to control how their products are used or resold, ruling in May against printer company Lexmark International Inc in a patent dispute over another company's resale of its used ink cartridges. Apple says that a recent Supreme Court ruling strengthens its argument that Qualcomm can not continue to demand royalties for patents after selling its cellular chips. According to Tim Cook and company, this legal fight should be between Apple and Qualcomm alone.

Apple argued that Qualcomm was entitled to only "one reward" for its intellectual property and products.

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A former English soccer coach has been charged with 14 more counts of child sexual abuse against four boys from the ages of 11-14. All the alleged offences are said to have taken place either in Crewe, Derbyshire "or elsewhere", according to the indictment.

Qualcomm makes partners sign a royalty guaranteeing license agreements before the company provides the chips.

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