The court of China sided with Qualcomm.

Intermediate people’s court Fuzhou forbidden Apple sell seven models of the iPhone in China. According to the verdict, Apple must stop selling all iPhone models from the iPhone 6s to iPhone X. the Reason for the ban is that the court found Apple guilty of violating two patents of Qualcomm.

A court in China has come to the conclusion that Apple violated two patents of Qualcomm. The first patent is associated with the control gear applications using the touch screen, the second photo — editing tools.

As punishment Intermediate people’s court Fuzhou announced the need for Apple to stop the China sale the following models of smartphones: iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X. a ban on the sale of these iPhone models will be sent to the Chinese “daughters” of Apple. The court’s decision not only applies to the latest iPhone XS iPhone XS iPhone Max and XR, which was released in 2018, before the start of the trial.

Qualcomm has officially confirmed the verdict on its official website. Apple, in turn, said that all iPhone models, available for the clients in China. According to the statement of representatives Apple, the court’s ban can’t apply to an iPhone running iOS 12. At the moment, all iPhone sold in China are working on new firmware.

Also, Apple representatives called the actions of Qualcomm’s “another desperate move by a company whose illegal actions are being investigated by regulators around the world.” Apple has promised that the company uses all possibilities for conflict resolution of the issue through the courts.

Source: WSJ.


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