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Qualcomm files lawsuits in China to ban manufacture & sale of iPhones

Qualcomm filed the suits in a Beijing intellectual property court claiming patent infringement and seeking injunctive relief, reports Bloomberg


A Qualcomm sign is pictured at one of its many campus buildings in San Diego, California, US. (Photo: Reuters)

Inc filed lawsuits in China, seeking to halt the and of Inc’s in the country, Bloomberg reported on Friday.

filed the suits in a Beijing intellectual property court, claiming infringement and is seeking injunctive relief, Bloomberg said, citing a spokeswoman.

Apple’s shares were up marginally, while shares were little changed in afternoon trading.

is waging a global legal battle on Qualcomm’s long-held practice of charging a percentage of the total price of and other devices as a licensing fee for its patents.

and did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

First Published: Sat, October 14 2017. 00:28 IST