Broadcom Wins Injunction Against Qualcomm

Law360, New York (January 2, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Qualcomm Inc. has vowed to appeal a federal judge’s permanent injunction order that bars the company from importing and selling certain chips and devices that infringe three Broadcom Corp. patents.

Judge James Selna of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California issued his injunction order on Monday against Qualcomm products that infringe on Broadcom’s video-encoding and cellular network patents, including Qualcomm’s third-generation WCDMA and EV-DO chips and cellular devices that use its QChat “push-to-talk” software.

Judge Selna’s order also imposed a royalty provision...
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