Fuzhou Court Sides with Qualcomm over Apple

Fuzhou Court Sides with Qualcomm over Apple

2018/12/14

The legal patent battle between Qualcomm Inc and Apple Inc led to a Chinese court issuing a preliminary ban on sales of some iPhone models in the country. Analysts said the law rules that the preliminary injunction must be immediately executed, but views differ as to how big an impact it will make on Apple's sales. Qualcomm said on December 10 the ban would affect the iPhone 6S through the iPhone X models, and was issued by the Fuzhou Intermediate People's Court in Fujian province, which found that Apple violated two of Qualcomm's patents. In response to the ban, Apple said on December 11 it has filed a request for reconsideration with the court, the first step in appealing the preliminary injunction. A copy of the injunction China Daily obtained on Tuesday said that in the process of reconsideration, the implementation of the order will not be stopped. The preliminary order remains effective until the court makes a final ruling.

Source: Chinadaily




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