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Qualcomm lashes back at Apple, seeking import ban on iPhones that allegedly violate key patents

Qualcomm lashes back at Apple, seeking import ban on iPhones that allegedly violate key patents
From TechCrunch - July 6, 2017

The white glove legal battle between two of the most important companies in mobile technologies is getting a lot hotter. Today, Qualcomm levied accusations against Apple suggesting that the Cupertino tech giant was infringing on six patents that aided iPhone battery life. Qualcomm wantsU.S. trade regulators to ban imports of the affected iPhone models.

Apple continues to use Qualcomms technology while refusing to pay for it, Don Rosenberg, executive vice president and general counsel of Qualcomm, said in a statement given to CNBC.

Its not immediately clear which models would be affected by such a ban, but Qualcomm wants the courts to determine which iPhones are currently using processors from other manufacturers.

TechCrunch has reached out to Qualcomm and Apple for comment.

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