China Confirms Qualcomm, Interdigital Inc. Antitrust Probes

Law360, New York (February 20, 2014, 5:01 PM EST) -- The head of China's top macroeconomic agency on Wednesday confirmed that it is investigating American companies Interdigital Inc. and Qualcomm Inc. for potential antitrust violations, saying the agency had received complaints regarding Qualcomm's patent licensing. 

According to the Want China Times, Price Supervision and Inspection and Antitrust Bureau of the National Development and Reform Commission head Xu Kunlin provided the agency's first public acknowledgment of the probes during a press conference held in Beijing. 

The Interdigital investigation has been active since May, Kunlin said, and the...
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