• Apple has already defeated Qualcomm's first ITC complaint with a workaround in iOS 12.1 and later, blessed by Qualcomm's CTO

    2 monthes ago - By FOSS Patents

    Qualcomm's patent enforcement campaign against Apple, which started in the spring of 2017, has produced some headlines but no real results. What Qualcomm wanted was to gain leverage over Apple well in advance of the Apple & contract manufacturers v. Qualcomm trial that will take place in San Diego in April. Qualcomm furthermore wanted to demonstrate the strength of its patent portfolio to the industry at large. But it has failed to achieve the former , and with respect to the latter, the very opposite is the case: the longer Qualcomm keeps litigating against Apple without real results, the...
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  • Qualcomm's U.S. ITC Complaint Falling Apart as Apple Implements Workaround in iOS 12.1

    Qualcomm's U.S. ITC Complaint Falling Apart as Apple Implements Workaround in iOS 12.1

    2 monthes ago - By Mac Rumors

    Back in 2017, Qualcomm filed a complaint with the United States International Trade Commission accusing Apple's iPhones of infringing on six Qualcomm patents.
    Qualcomm was hoping to ban imports of select iPhone and iPad models using Intel modems, but as it turns out, the company's efforts have been a poor use of time and money.
    As outlined by FOSS Patents , in a recent filing with the ITC Apple said that it has implemented an iOS 12 .1 workaround to one key patent in the complaint, U.S. Patent No. 9,535,490 , which covers "power saving techniques in computing devices."
    Apple said that it...
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