Analysis

What’s At Stake In The Apple, Qualcomm Antitrust Trial

Law360 (April 11, 2019, 8:11 PM EDT) -- Two of the world's largest technology companies will go head-to-head next week in front of a California federal judge and jury on Apple's antitrust claims against Qualcomm and the chipmaker's counterclaims for breach of contract, in a clash that could help shape intellectual property licensing around the world.

So what's at stake in one of the most expensive corporate legal battles ever waged?

The lawsuit is rooted in Qualcomm's chip licensing practices and Apple's allegations that they're anticompetitive, shirking obligations to license essential technology on fair terms. Those claims are mirrored in multiple enforcement actions brought by government officials around the...

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