Qualcomm responded to the lawsuit Apple
Qualcomm filed an answer and counterclaim on January charges from Apple. Apple has sued Qualcomm in the United States and China.
In his address, Qualcomm shows in detail the value of the technology it had developed and provided to industry participants through fair licensing. In addition, the company pointed to Apple’s unwillingness to honestly negotiate licensing key technologies in 3G and 4G.
According to Qualcomm, Apple has violated the agreement and misrepresented their essence, intervened in a long-term agreement with Qualcomm licensees that manufacture the iPhone and iPad, has encouraged regular attacks against Qualcomm in various jurisdictions around the world, distorting facts and making false statements. Allegedly, Apple has decided to not use all the capabilities of the modems Qualcomm in the iPhone 7, creating a false impression about the relative capabilities of these modems and competitors ‘ products. Moreover, Qualcomm accuses Apple of disturbances the open comparison that would show the advantage of iPhone smartphones with Qualcomm modems.
Qualcomm expects to compensation of damage caused by Apple’s actions.