Analysis

After Ceasefire With Apple, Qualcomm's War Continues

Law360 (April 17, 2019, 8:54 PM EDT) -- The global licensing flare-up between Apple and Qualcomm was extinguished abruptly Tuesday with a dramatic settlement announced moments after opening arguments. The deal ends all litigation between the California tech giants, but it doesn't directly impact the U.S. government's enforcement action against the chipmaker.

Here, Law360 looks at what's ahead for Qualcomm after its armistice with Apple.

The Pressure To Settle

Apple and Qualcomm offered few details about the settlement resolving Apple's lawsuit alleging the chipmaker violated antitrust law by requiring companies that assemble iPhones and iPads to pay for both its cellular network-accessing modem chips and for a license on...

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