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Chinese Court Sides With Qualcomm In Patent Dispute With Apple

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According to Reuters, Qualcomm won a preliminary order from a Chinese court banning the sale of several older Apple Inc iPhone models in China. The injunction will also prohibit importing the iPhone 6, 7, 8, and X to China. The chipmaker sued Apple over two patents which are used in smart devices. But instead of violating hardware patents, Qualcomm accuses Apple of using two software patents. The first patent covers a software feature for editing and resizing photos on a phone, while the second involves using a touchscreen to manage apps. Qualcomm general counsel Don Rosenberg said the injunctions are now effective, adding that they apply to specific features, and not Apple's operating system.

Added on the 10/12/2018 17:15:52 - Copyright : Wochit

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