US: Judge denies Qualcomm, FTC request for more time

US: Judge denies Qualcomm, FTC request for more time

Federal judge Lucy Koh has denied a request from Qualcomm and the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to delay a key ruling in an anti-monopoly lawsuit so the two sides can work on a potential settlement. The FTC and Qualcomm filed a joint motion on Monday, October 15, seeking 30 days before San Jose US District Judge […]

US: Qualcomm & FTC ask for more time to reach settlement in Apple case

US: Qualcomm & FTC ask for more time to reach settlement in Apple case

Qualcomm and the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have asked a federal judge to postpone a preliminary ruling in the latter’s antitrust case, as the two sides are hoping to pursue a settlement. If the delay takes effect, a decision on the FTC’s motion for partial summary judgment would be moved out 30 days, Reuters […]

US: Nokia stands with Qualcomm in FTC SEP case

US: Nokia stands with Qualcomm in FTC SEP case

According to the World Intellectual Property Review, Nokia has sided with Qualcomm in its standard-essential patent (SEP) dispute with the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC). District Judge Lucy Koh allowed the FTC to file a response to Nokia’s amicus brief at the US District Court for the Northern District of California, San Jose Division, on […]

US: ITC denies Qualcomm request for iPhone import ban

US: ITC denies Qualcomm request for iPhone import ban

As part of the ongoing legal battle between Qualcomm and Intel, a US International Trade Commission (ITC) judge has declined Qualcomm’s request for an import ban on certain iPhone models. The judge said that while some iPhone models infringe on one Qualcomm patent, an import ban would go against certain factors. In a statement, Apple […]

US: Qualcomm accuses Apple of sharing trade secrets with Intel

US: Qualcomm accuses Apple of sharing trade secrets with Intel

Qualcomm has accused Apple of stealing trade secrets and handing them over to Intel, a filing with the Superior Court of California claims, alleging Apple wanted to use the information to improve the performance of chips provided to it via Intel. The latest activity in the long-running legal fight between Apple and Qualcomm has the […]

US: Qualcomm wants iPhone import ban

US: Qualcomm wants iPhone import ban

According to a report from Bloomberg, Apple and Qualcomm are heading to the International Trade Commission to fight over a potential ban on imported iPhones. Qualcomm says Apple shouldn’t be allowed to sell several iPhone models, including the iPhones 7 and 8, in the US because they infringe three Qualcomm patents, Bloomberg reported. The two […]

US: FTC wants Qualcomm’s SEP licences available on FRAND terms

US: FTC wants Qualcomm’s SEP licences available on FRAND terms

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) pressed ahead with its challenge of Qualcomm’s licensing practices on Thursday, August 30, asking a California federal court to find that the company is required to license its standard essential patents (SEPs) to rival chipmakers. The FTC filed its motion for partial summary judgment at the US District Court for […]

US: Broadcom to acquire CA Technologies for US$18.9b

US: Broadcom to acquire CA Technologies for US$18.9b

Broadcom and CA Technologies on Wednesday, August 15, announced that Broadcom has agreed to acquire the enterprise technology company for US$18.9 billion in cash. The acquisition represents a strategic win for Broadcom, furthering its mission to acquire “mission critical technology businesses,” following its failed takeover bid for rival Qualcomm. CA Technologies, which manufactures cloud-based and […]

Taiwan: Qualcomm & regulators settle antitrust suit

Taiwan: Qualcomm & regulators settle antitrust suit

After being slapped with a US$774 million fine for antitrust violations, Qualcomm has reached an agreement with Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission (TFTC) to remedy the situation. The California-based tech giant will only be forced to pay US$93 million of the initial fine,  money which it has already paid, and it must follow a handful of […]

China’s decade-old antitrust law still vexes foreign companies

Posted by Nikkei Asian Review China’s decade-old antitrust law still vexes foreign companies By Shunnsuke Tabeta  A decade on, China’s antitrust law remains a thorn in the side of foreign companies as they are singled out by regulators that go out of their way to give domestic enterprises a competitive advantage. Chinese authorities said on Friday […]

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