Qualcomm Files Third Suit Against Broadcom

Law360 (March 30, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- Communications company Qualcomm, which has been trading lawsuits in venues across the United States with rival Broadcom, has launched another round of litigation against the company, filing a new complaint alleging patent infringement and trade secret misappropriation.

The suit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, follows two other similar suits brought by Qualcomm against Broadcom and brings the number of Qualcomm patents asserted to 10.

The complaint alleges that some of Broadcom’s chipsets infringe a Qualcomm patent covering wireless local...
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