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Qualcomm demands verkoopstop of iPhones in Germany

Qualcomm demands verkoopstop of iPhones in Germany

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Chip maker Qualcomm strains in Germany filed a lawsuit against Apple. The requirement is for a compensation for unpaid patentgebruik and a verkoopstop on new iPhones.

Qualcomm says that Apple refuses to pay for the use of patented technology in the iPhone. The two companies have each other now in different countries have been sued. According to Apple, uses Qualcomm’s abuse of its dominant position and asked the chipmaker to a lot of royalties for the use of its patents.

The chip maker claims that the prices are not excessive, because ” Qualcomm’s innovations are at the heart of every iPhone. Because Apple is no longer for the patents used to pay, wants Qualcomm now in Germany money and claims it was a verkoopstop of the latest iPhones.

Wednesday dragged down four Apple-manufacturers Qualcomm for the court, writes under more Bloomberg. The Taiwanese companies Compal, Foxconn, Pegatron and Wistron complain the chipmaker in the United States. They also provide that Qualcomm too much money and asks for patentlicenties. In may, these four parties already by Qualcomm sued for the contents of patentvergoedingen.

Earlier this month, asked Qualcomm to an import ban of iPhones in the United States. In different countries and In the European Union walk tests to Qualcomm or are already fines handed out.

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