Qualcomm pays BlackBerry 940 million after lawsuit

Qualcomm pays BlackBerry 940 million after lawsuit

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Chipmaker Qualcomm should be 940 million dollars payable to the technology company BlackBerry after he lost patentzaak.

That is the final amount that the American chipgigant have to pay, reports BlackBerry. Qualcomm has agreed to the full amount on or before may 31 to pay.

BlackBerry hspande a lawsuit against Qualcomm because the company for many years, too many would have paid for the use of technology from the chipmaker. Qualcomm is currently working with several companies in the battle over alleged abuse of its dominant position.

In april, there was already a settlement between the BlackBerry and Qualcomm, which the chipmaker a fine of nearly 815 million dollars was imposed. The final height of the amount is a lot higher, because interest and legal costs are passed on.


Also Apple complained Qualcomm for alleged abuse of power, with patents. The chip maker challenged then Apple for the court and which cases are still. Different manufacturers iPhones and iPads for Apple, produce, refuse Qualcomm to pay for patents on chips.


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