Jury selection began Monday, April 15, in a case between technology giants Apple and Qualcomm, with Apple seeking billions over what it claims are exorbitant and unfair fees Qualcomm allegedly charged for the use of Qualcomm chips in iPhones.
The trial slated to begin this week in San Diego federal court is the latest in a string of legal battles between the two companies.
Apple is accusing Qualcomm of charging excessive royalties for Qualcomm’s hardware featured in older iPhone models. The iPhone maker says that despite Qualcomm supplying only some components used in iPhones, the San Diego- based mobile chip company has sought money based on the total cost of each phone.
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