Judge Won’t Remand Case Against Qualcomm

Law360, New York (August 21, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A purported class of millions of cell phone owners has lost a bid to remand an antitrust action alleging Qualcomm Inc. took advantage of an industry standard to charge exorbitantly high prices for its wireless patents and monopolize the market for cell phones and their components.

Judge William Q. Hayes of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California refused on Thursday to volley the case back to a California state court where it was originally filed.

“Plaintiff seeks damages for a class of...
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