Qualcomm, waging a worldwide patent battle with Apple, said it would appeal after winning a separate case before a court in Munich in December that enabled it to enforce a ban on the sale of older iPhones in Germany.
Qualcomm Inc’s lawyers saw a chance to score some points in a government antitrust case against the chipmaker by making an example of rival Intel Corp as a company accused of abusing its dominance of an industry
Evans, who formerly ran Intel’s mobile phone chip unit, repeatedly turned Ryan’s questions into opportunities to restate her company’s opinion that Qualcomm unfairly used technology licensing and its leadership in smartphone components to lock out the competition.
Qualcomm responded to comments Apple CEO Tim Cook in an interview, in which he said there had been no recent settlement talks between the iPhone maker and chip supplier, calling Cook's remarks "misleading."
A trial between the US Federal Trade Commission and Qualcomm kicked off in a federal courtroom in California on Friday, with the regulators arguing that Qualcomm engaged in anticompetitive patent licensing practices