Apple is Guilty of Infringing on Three Qualcomm Patents

Qualcomm has won an important legal victory as part of its multi-tiered legal battle against Apple: The Cupertino consumer electronics giant was found to have violated three Qualcomm patents and must pay the first $31 million in damages.

“The technologies invented by Qualcomm and others are what made it possible for Apple to enter the market and become so successful so quickly,” Qualcomm general counsel Don Rosenberg said in a statement. “We are gratified that courts all over the world are rejecting Apple’s strategy of refusing to pay for the use of our IP.”

Apple wasn’t quite as pleased with the verdict.

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Only 31 million? That’s a drop in the bucket for Apple.

Shocked they were fined so little tbh.

It’s worse for Qualcomm. They need to pay Apple $1B.

Most of Apple’s tech was already invented by other companies. The only thing Jobs did well was recognize other people’s genius and steal it. Oh, and colored it white and applied some nice aesthetics.


Yeah, and convince people they really need that new $700 phone every year, especially in turd world countries. And yet he called Android a “stolen product” (while patenting dumb shit like “rounded corners”).