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Qualcomm owes Apple $1B in royalty rebates, judge rules

[2019-03-15 13:17:30]

Cupertino-based Apple Inc. scored a key victory in court on Thursday, as a federal judge ruled that mobile chip giant Qualcomm Inc. illegally withheld nearly $1 billion in royalty rebates in late 2016 as punishment for Apple working with trade regulators, Reuters reports. Judge Gonzalo Curiel of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California ruled that Apple hadn’t broken the terms of the contract it had at the time with Qualcomm. It’s likely Qualcomm won’t be ordered to…

Qualcomm owes Apple $1B in royalty rebates, judge rules


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