NEW YORK, April 16. /TASS/. Apple supplier and processor Qualcomm agreed to discontinue the proceedings relating to allegations of violation by the company from Cupertino (California) copyright on three patents. This was reported on Tuesday the newspaper The Wall Street Journal.
According to her, Apple and Qualcomm have reached agreement on disagreements on patents and the supply of processors. The newspaper stresses that companies cease all legal proceedings in this case, Apple will have to pay Qualcomm the amount of $ 31 million, which was determined previously, the Federal court in San Diego (California). The agreement involves the conservation of a contract for the supply of components, previously signed between the two companies.
Qualcomm, which is a supplier of components for Apple products, has previously accused the company of theft of information representing a commercial secret. In December last year, the court also found a violation of the rights of Qualcomm that gave her the right to demand a ban of sales in the country models of the iPhone 7, 8 as well as iPhone X. Apple had to remove these products from store shelves in Germany and bring them back, it was able in mid-February, following the requirements of the German court. The Apple representative then stated that the company had to stop the supply to Germany of models with chips from Intel (“Intel”) and put phones with Qualcomm chips.
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