• Testimony sheds light on dynamics of Qualcomm's negotiations with Apple, Samsung, VIA Telecom

    2 monthes ago - By FOSS Patents

    On Day 4 of the FTC v. Qualcomm trial in the Northern District of California, testimony covered the whole range of issues from market definition to anticompetitive harm to potential justifications. But the most interesting parts related to the dynamics of Qualcomm's negotiations with such industry players as Apple, Samsung, and VIA Telecom, as well as a past power struggle between Qualcomm's patent licensing and chipset divisions. When I just said "interesting," I primarily meant that it satisfies our curiosity as to what happened behind the scenes years ago and ultimately led to the mess...
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